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Pbadmin

Administers phone books. Used without parameters, pbadmin starts Phone Book Administrator.

Syntax

pbadmin.exe /N PhoneBookName [/R RegionFilePath\RegionFileName] [/P DataFilePath\DataFileName]

pbadmin.exe /I PhoneBookName /R RegionFilePath\RegionFileName 

pbadmin.exe /I PhoneBookName /P DataFilePath\DataFileName 

pbadmin.exe /O PhoneBookName ServerName UserName Password

pbadmin.exe /B PhoneBookName

Parameters

/N   PhoneBookName   : Creates a phone book (.mdb). The PhoneBookName parameter specifies the name of the file to create.

/I PhoneBookName   : Imports data into a phone book (.mdb) from a region (.txt) file or a phone book (.pbk or .txt) file. The PhoneBookName parameter specifies the phone book into which you want to import data. You must use the /R or the /P parameter in conjunction with the /I parameter.

/R   RegionFilePath \ RegionFileName   : Specifies the location and the name of the region file you want to import into a phone book.

/P   DataFilePath \ DataFileName   : Specifies the location and the name of the phone book file (.pbk or .txt) you want to import into a phone book.

/O   PhoneBookName ServerName UserName Password   : Configures options for a phone book. The PhoneBookName parameter specifies the name of the phone book for which you want to set options. The ServerName parameter specifies the name of the server to which the phone book is published. The UserName parameter specifies a user account with FTP permissions on the Phone Book Service (PBS) server. The Password parameter specifies the password for the user account on the PBS server.

/B   PhoneBookName   : Publishes a phone book. The PhoneBookName parameter specifies the name of the phone book to publish. Before you can use the /B parameter, you must configure the phone book with the /O parameter.

/? : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

  • To create a phone book (.mdb), use this syntax:

    pbadmin.exe /N PhoneBookName [/R RegionFilePath\RegionFileName] [/P DataFilePath\DataFileName]

  • To import data into a phone book from a region file, use this syntax:

    pbadmin.exe /I PhoneBookName /R RegionFilePath\RegionFileName 

  • To import data into a phone book from a phone book file (.pbk) or an appropriately formatted text file (.txt), use this syntax:

    pbadmin.exe /I PhoneBookName /P DataFilePath\DataFileName 

  • To configure publishing options for a phone book, use this syntax:

    pbadmin.exe /O PhoneBookName ServerName UserName Password

  • To publish a phone book, use this syntax:

    pbadmin.exe /B PhoneBookName

  • For pbadmin, the term "phone book" refers to a phone book (.mdb), and the term "phone book file" refers to a phone book file (.pbk).

  • Command-line parameters are case-sensitive.

  • A phone book name cannot consist of more than eight characters, cannot consist of all digits, and must not contain a space or any of the following symbols: ! , ; * = / \ : ? ' " < > | . & % {} [] @ ( ) ´ ` ~

  • If you specify a path, you must specify the full path. You cannot use spaces in the path to the phone book, to a phone book file, or to a region file.

  • To use the pbadmin command, you must install Phone Book Administrator and then type the command from within the PBA directory. To install Phone Book Administrator, insert your Windows XP Professional or your Windows 2000 installation CD into your CD-ROM drive, and click Browse this CD. Open the VALUEADD folder, open the MSFT folder, open the MGMT folder, and open the PBA folder. Double-click PBAINST, and follow the instructions on your screen.

Examples

In the examples below, fictional data is used.

To create a phone book named Awesome, type:

pbadmin.exe /N Awesome

To import data into a phone book named Awesome from a region file named Region1.txt located in the C:\Temp directory, type:

pbadmin.exe /I Awesome /R C:\Temp\Region1.txt

To configure a phone book file with the name of Awesome, the server name of Rainier, the user name of jobrown, and the password of mypassword, type:

pbadmin.exe /O Awesome Rainier jobrown mypassword

To publish a phone book named Awesome, type:

pbadmin.exe /B Awesome

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