You can automate export to minimize the time and effort involved in integrating your business intelligence (BI) or customer relationship management (CRM) systems, or your data backup. Automated exports are exported to an SFTP server where you configure a deployment location and access. in the BI format (see Encoding and format). You can configure a deployment location and access by SFTP.
You can add as many automatic export tasks as you want. An automatic export task runs on a run frequency that you specify, such as everyday, every Monday, or every 1st day of the month. Your exports are uploaded via the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol to a server location that you specify.
If you want to enable automated exports for your domain, you must enable an extension for this feature. Extensions are individual features that you explicitly enable in the system. Once enabled, the feature is available for further configuration. The automated exports feature is ready to use once enabled by extension.
To enable the automatic export extension, take these steps: