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Can I backup the Odoo default security settings to be restored later?

Rami Talat
on 6/23/15, 7:11 PM 536 views

When security settings change, you may be in a mess.

So, Can I backup the Odoo default security settings to be restored later?

and -if yes- how can I restore it?



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On 6/24/15, 8:52 AM

Sure you can... 

simply go to Settings -> Security and choose Record rules or ACL
Now you can review , manualy edit, and , what you are looking for:
EXPORT/IMPORT settings (use built in csv export/mport)
Hope this helps

If I imported this CSV file, will it override the existing settings, or I should delete them first?

Rami Talat
on 6/24/15, 10:48 AM

And if I hadn't imported the default settings before, how can I restore these default settings back again, without the previously imported file?

Rami Talat
on 6/24/15, 10:56 AM

Exporting will create csv file with external id's for every exported record .. records with external ids starting with __export__ were most likely added manualy, all athers will maintain theri original ids, so no need to delete them, they will be uniqely identified and rewritten by imported data..

on 6/26/15, 2:56 AM

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