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Exporting roles & policies to an other instance

Exporting roles & policies to an other instance

Friday 24 September 2010 5:15:05 pm - 4 replies


I've been looking for a way to export roles & policies to an other eZ Publish instance.

It seems that there's 4 tables that rules the roles & policies. Is it "ok" to export those 4 tables (ezpolicy, ezpolicy_limitation, ezpolicy_limitation_value, ezrole), and inject them in the target eZ Publish instance ? There should be not be too much node ids references and such.

Sunday 26 September 2010 9:07:48 pm

Hi Nabil

You can export/import roles with eZXMLInstaller. There is a module bundled with this extension that exports roles in XML (go to

Monday 27 September 2010 10:34:10 am

Thanks Jérôme, looks great ! I'll definitely try this.

Thursday 01 December 2011 10:30:27 am

Hi Nabil, Jérôme,

Did you try the eZ XML Installer extension? Did you manage to import / export roles from an instance to another?



Friday 02 December 2011 5:23:51 pm

Hi Jean-Luc

Never done that, sorry. Let us know if you try it blunk.gif Emoticon


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