Migrating the OnCommand Workflow Automation installation

You can migrate an OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) installation to maintain the unique WFA database key that is installed during the WFA installation.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Access WFA through a web browser as an admin.
  2. Back up the WFA database.
  3. Open a shell prompt on the WFA server and change directories to the following location: WFA_install_location/wfa/bin/
  4. Enter the following at the shell prompt to obtain the database key: ./wfa -key
  5. Note the database key that is displayed.
  6. Uninstall WFA.
  7. Install WFA on the required system.
  8. Open a shell prompt on the WFA server and change the directories to the following location: WFA_install_location/wfa/bin/
  9. At the shell prompt, install the database key by entering the following command: ./wfa -key=yourdatabasekey
    yourdatabasekey is the key that you noted from the previous WFA installation.
  10. Restore the WFA database from the backup that you created.