Import Item - Metasys - LIT-12011964 - Software Application - System Configuration Tool - 13.2

Metasys SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

Product name
System Configuration Tool
Document type
User Guide
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About this task

Menu Selection: Item > Import Item

Imports a previously exported archive file to overwrite the selected item and its child objects displayed beneath it in the navigation tree into the currently open archive database in the SCT. See the Export Item.


  1. Select the item and its child objects displayed beneath it the navigation tree in the Site Management Portal UI, select Item > Import Item.
  2. The Import wizard dialog box appears; select the file to import and click Import.
    Figure 1. Import Item wizard

    An exported data file must be stored in C:\ProgramData\Johnson Controls\MetasysIII\DatabaseFiles.

    Click the Details button for the Notice Information dialog box which displays the Reference, Class, Class Version, Parent Exists and Objects Exists information.
  3. A Verify Overwrite dialog box appears to confirm overwriting the selected item and its child object in the navigation tree.
    Note: Importing a Site Director device into a database with existing User Views is not supported and may cause loss of User View data.