Exports the Microsoft® Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 server configuration to files in .xml file format. A file is created for the metaverse and for each management agent.


svrexport Path [/v]



Specifies the folder where the server configuration files will be written.


Specifies verbose mode.


Displays help at the command prompt.


  • Svrexport.exe is located in the InstallationDirectory\Bin folder.

  • The management agents are saved using their globally unique identifier (GUID) as the file name.


To export the server configuration to the \FIM_backup folder, type:

svrexport \FIM_backup

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Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

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Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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