Chapter 3. Migrating Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.2 to 7.3
Red Hat Process Automation Manager 7.8 only supports Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.3. If you want to upgrade Red Hat Process Automation Manager 7.7 instances to 7.8 you must first migrate Red Hat JBoss EAP from 7.2 to 7.3.
- Your Red Hat Process Automation Manager and KIE Server instances are not running. Do not apply updates while you are running an instance of Red Hat Process Automation Manager or KIE Server.
- Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.2 is installed.
Download Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.3 to each Red Hat JBoss EAP instance:
Navigate to the Software Downloads page in the Red Hat Customer Portal (login required) and select the product and version from the drop-down options:
- Product: Red Hat JBoss EAP
- Version: 7.3
Click Download next to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.3. (
jboss-eap-7.3.0.zipfile to the same base directory of Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.2.Note
The base directory of the Red Hat JBoss EAP installation is referred to as
jboss-server-migration.shscript to migrate configurations and deployments from Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.2 to Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.3:
$ ./bin/jboss-server-migration.sh -s ../jboss-eap-7.2/
yesto all questions except the following question. Answer
noto this question:
This tool is not able to assert if the non-persistent deployments found are compatible with the target server, skip scanner's deployments migration?
.niogitdirectory from Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.2 directory to the new
.niogitdirectory. For example:
$ cp -r ../jboss-eap-7.2/.niogit .niogit
MaxMetaspaceSizememory setting value to
bin/standalone.conffile. For example:
Optional: To migrate unmanaged KIE Server instance configurations to Red Hat JBoss EAP, perform the following tasks:Important
Proceed with this section only if there are unmanaged KIE Server instances configured in the migrated Red Hat JBoss EAP server instance that need to be migrated.
Locate the KIE Server state XML files for the unmanaged instances. The XML files should be located in the directory from where the Red Hat JBoss EAP server is launched. These are usually named after the KIE Server instance identifier, for example
example-kieserver.xml. You can use
grepto search for
kie-server-state, for example:
$ grep -FR "<kie-server-state>"
- Copy the server’s state files to the directory where you will launch the new Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.3 instance.