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Connect Direct Administration, File Agent Configuration:
There is no business justification for the time needed to rebuild a ser file should it ever become corrupt.
The File agent configuration has a nice feature to export to text. However the opposite feature (import from text) does not exist.
It would be extremely convenient to have this feature when using configuration files with more than 20 to 50 rules.
It would also allow to tweak the file if the processes are on a different location on a new server and thus allow a quick build of the .ser file, instead of having to go hunt the rules down one by one and make sure none got forgotten.
Thanks for your consideration
How will this idea be used?
Using the export as file will allow to store a humanly readable list of rules.
From this list of rules you will be able with the load from text to create a .ser file applying those rules.
This is great in case the .ser file got corrupted (media corruption)
This would also help greatly in case the location of the processes changed on a server:
|What is your industry?||Financial Markets|
|What is the idea priority?||High|
|Link to original RFE|