May 14, 2020 at 10:06 am #27928
Dear respected Experts,
is there a way to move an AM installation from one server to another? I plan to move the AM6.5 application from IBM WAS 8.5.5 to IBM WAS 9 (new server).
I will install a new AM6.5 application on the IBM WAS 9 server
How to connect a new installation with an existing DS, where is the configuration and CTS?
Thank you for your help
Sorry for my english
VisinMay 14, 2020 at 4:32 pm #27930
So, you are upgrading the WAS J2EE container – but are you on the same physical server?May 15, 2020 at 8:51 am #27935
no, we will move to new physical serverMay 15, 2020 at 6:29 pm #27938
One of the options is to stand it as a second instance instead of “moving”. Once stood-up, route traffic to your new server > do testing > and then retire your first instance. Below are high level steps:
Pre-requisites to recover previous state:
1. Take backup of the config ds;
3. Also backup your current
1. As suggested above, use
amsterto add new server as a second instance. You will need to provide existing server id, password encryption key, config ds and other parameters in the command;
Server1to your new
3. Restart and add your second server in the load balancer pool;
Server1and continue to test
5. Once you have tested all your scenarios – delete
Server1from the Servers list under
Deployment. You may also want to remove it from the load balancer pool.
DNS Aliaseslist in the
7. Now you have
Server2running on your upgraded WAS and connected to existing config and cts;
Hope this helps!May 26, 2020 at 10:28 am #27969
Thank you, i will testMay 27, 2020 at 1:41 pm #27978Andy CoryParticipant
Nice list of steps – I would have definitely forgotten step 6!June 1, 2020 at 4:25 pm #27990
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