Broker 10.5 | webMethods Broker Documentation | Administering webMethods Broker | Exporting, Importing, and Deploying Assets | Importing Broker Server and Broker Configuration from a File
 
Importing Broker Server and Broker Configuration from a File
Using the Import to File functionality in My webMethods, you can import Broker Server and Broker information from another Broker. You have the option of copying subsets of information while importing to a Broker.
*To import the configuration data from a file to a target Broker
1. In My webMethods: Administration > Messaging > Broker Server s > Servers.
2. In the Broker Servers List, click the name of the Broker Server that is the target for import. If the Broker Server is not in the list, use the search functionality to locate it.
3. Click the Broker s tab.
4. In the Brokers List, click the Broker to which you want to import the configuration data. If the Broker does not appear in the list, use the search functionality to locate it.
5. On the Broker Details page, click the Import from File tab.
6. In the Upload ADL File- Step 1 dialog, enter the path and name of the .adl file in the Filename field or click Browse to navigate to the .adl file or .zip file. Click Upload.
Use a zip file to compress the file if the import file size exceeds 20 MB.
7. Select one or more of the options in the What to Import Step 2 dialog.
Select
To...
Overwrite Broker Server Configuration
Import and overwrite existing Broker Server SSL configuration and logging setup information.
Overwrite Broker Configuration
Import and overwrite the existing Broker configuration.
Make it the Default Broker
Make the selected Broker the default.
8. Click Proceed to Step 3.
9. Select one or more of the options in the What to Import - Step 3 dialog.
Select
To...
Overwrite/create Document Types
Import (and overwrite) existing document types into the selected target Broker.
Overwrite/create Client Groups
Import client groups into the selected target Broker. This option merges the existing client groups or creates new ones.
Overwrite/create Clients
Import clients into the selected target Broker. This option overwrites the existing clients or creates new ones.
To select a subset of any of these options, click the corresponding selection number link. By default, all assets of each option are selected for import. Clear the check boxes of the assets you do not want to import, then click Submit Changes.
10. Click Import from File.
If the import file contains a new SSL configuration, you are prompted for the password for the certificate file. You need to stop and restart the Broker Server for the configuration to take effect.
When you import large files, edit the My webMethods Server JVM options in the Software AG_directory \MWS\server\<instance>\bin\server.properties file.