The PingDirectory Server supports import or export of the database backends in LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF). The bin/import-ldif and bin/export-ldif tools can be used to create or export database backends for online of offline servers. The tools support options that can restrict the input or output to a subset of the entries or a subset of the attributes within entries. The tools also provide features to compress, encrypt or digitally sign the data.

This chapter presents the following topics: