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Status Future consideration
Workspace Optim
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 24, 2018

Export & Import Optim Registry from command line

Submitter's ranking of priority:Medium - Lack of the RFE functionality is a minor road block to deployment/adoption


We currently have to use the GUI to export and import Optim Registry entries from one Windows workstation/server to another. We would like to have PR0CNFG.EXE or another .exe have a command line option to export and import the Optim registry, similar to the way it can be used to export and import objects.

Use case:

Silently configuring new Optim windows machines (workstations and servers)

Business Justification:

Exporting and Importing the registry entries would be beneficial in automating the silent install and configuration of Optim Windows machines. It would also be useful for disaster recovery in that we could have an automated daily task to export the current registry entries. So in the event of a disaster where we have to stand up new Optim servers, we could easily restore the Optim registry from our backup.

Priority of original RFE before moving to Aha! Ideas:

Medium - Lack of the RFE functionality is a minor road block to deployment/adoption


  • Admin
    Peter Costigan
    Jun 26, 2019

    As of June 2019, Optim development is considering a line item to remove Optim's dependency on the Registry. Files would be used instead. If that happens (not yet committed) then the need for this requirement will be removed.