Mapackager /e: ma_file /c: customization_file_name /o: output_file



Specifies the file that contains the XML generated from running Export Management Agent in Synchronization Service Manager.


The file that contains the customization information. This is specified in XML and has the following schema:








For example:




     <ma-subtype>Enterprise Connectivity</ma-subtype>

     <ma-listname>Custom management agent</ma-listname>

     <ma-help-text>Custom management agent created by Fabrikam</ma-help-text>


Element Description


Used to identify management agents that are created from this packaged management agent. This must be an integer value.


Name of the company to display in the management agent type, for example Fabrikam. Ma-companyname is combined with ma-subtype to create the value for ma-type. Limited to 255 characters.


Name of the management agent type, for example, NextGen MA. This should be a unique value. Ma-subtype is combined with ma-companyname to create the value for ma-type. Limited to 255 characters.


Name of the management agent as you want it to appear in the list of available management agents in Synchronization Service Manager. This should be a unique value. For the above example, the displayed name could be NextGen MA - Fabrikam. Limited to 255 characters.


Text displayed in Synchronization Service Manager that describes what the management agent is used for. For example, "With this management agent, you can connect to the Fabrikam Human Resources database." Limited to 255 characters.


The name of the packaged XML output file.


Displays help at the command prompt.


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

  • All elements in the customization file are mandatory.


To create a packaged XML file for the "ABC" management agent, type:

mapackager /e: exported_ABC_MA.xml /c: custom_data_ABC.xml /o: packaged_ABC_MA.xml

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