Environments allow assets to migrate from one environment to another environment and provides ways to manage the Service development life cycle.
What are Environments
An environment is associated with a tenant. The typical life cycle of a webMethods Cloud Container involves creating solutions, deploying assets, testing assets, and making them production worthy. To aide these activities, webMethods Cloud Container provides you with Environments.
Environments allow assets to move from one environment to another environment and provide ways to manage the service development life cycle.
If you have created your account using the Software AG Cloud sign-up page, that is, if you are a Software AG Cloud tenant,
- You can perform certain environment management tasks like creating a new environment and deleting an environment only from the Software AG Cloud Environment page.
- You can perform certain user management tasks like creating a new user, update a user’s information, and deleting a user only from the Software AG Cloud Administration page.
Link New Environments
Note: The Link New Environment page is not applicable if you have created your account using the Software AG Cloud sign-up page.
When you navigate to the Manage Environments page, you see list of all linked environments. Clicking the Link New Environment page allows you to link to new environments. Once a new environment is linked to your current environment, you deploy assets from its solutions to your current environment.
Note: You must have the required permissions under Settings > Access Profiles > Administrative Permissions > Functional Controls > Environments to manage environments.
To link to a new environment, enter the following details in the Link New Environment page:
- Name: Name of the environment.
- Description: Description of the environment.
- URL: URL associated with your new environment.
- Username: Username associated with the environment.
- Password: Password associated with the username.
Once this is done, you can start moving assets to your current environment.