Custom Attributes

This section will explain how you can add attributes from extended schemas for backup and restoration.

You can either add a single attribute or import multiple attributes using a CSV file for backup.

Add a single custom attribute for backup

  • Navigate to Settings → Custom Attributes.
  • Click the Add Custom Attribute option located at the top right.
  • Enter a Display Name to identify the attribute.
  • Enter the LDAP Name of the attribute that you wish to backup and restore.
  • Select the Data Type of the attribute from the drop-down box. The available data types are:
    • Unicode String
    • Boolean
    • Integer
    • Large Integer
  • From the list of available options in the drop-down box, select the object with which the attribute is associated.
    • User
    • Computer
    • Contacts
    • Group
    • Container/OU
  • Click Add to complete the process.

Add multiple custom attributes for backup

To add multiple custom attributes for backup by importing a CSV file, follow the steps listed below.

  • Log into RecoveryManager Plus as an administrator.
  • Click on Active Directory tab.
  • Navigate to Settings → Custom Attributes from the left-pane.
  • Click the Import Custom Attribute button located at the top of the page.
  • Click the Choose File button to add the CSV file with the custom attributes to be imported.
    Click here to download a sample CSV file.
  • Click Import to add all the attributes contained in it for backup and restoration.

To edit an existing custom attribute,

  • Navigate to Settings → Custom Attributes.
  • Click the icon located in the Action column of the custom attribute which you wish to edit.
  • Modify details such as Display Name, Ldap Name and Data Type of the custom attribute.
    Note: Once created, you cannot modify an associated object.
  • Click Save to retain the modified values.

To stop backing up an existing custom attribute,

  • Navigate to Settings → Custom Attributes.
  • Click the icon located in the Action column of the custom attribute which you wish to stop backing up.

In the pop-up that appears, click Yes to delete the configured custom attribute.

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