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2602374 - How to upgrade to Metadata Framework (MDF) New Export? (Q1 2018)


How to upgrade to Metadata Framework (MDF) New Export?

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  • This feature introduces the new redesigned export function for Metadata Framework (MDF) – which provides important benefits like saving memory footprint, pagination support for big data volume, better extensibility and scalability.
  • The new redesigned export is a backend change and does not involve changes to export User Interface. It should be noted that Read Access Logging (RAL) for export is part of the redesigned export as part of compliance requirements.

Steps: Go to 'Upgrade Center' > Recommended upgrades > select "MDF New Export".

Please find the below screenshot for your reference.

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See Also

Based on the design there are certain behavior changes in the new export, which can be referenced here > What's New in Metadata Framework


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