To promote a process app, you must have
the following privileges (set in
SBM Application Administrator):
- Deploy Process Apps to This Host on the destination
- Promote to This Host on the destination server.
- Export Process Apps from This Host on the source server.
Note the following important information:
- You cannot promote a process app unless the process app exists in
(has been deployed to) the source environment first.
- You must also verify or add any endpoints and target servers used
in the process app in the destination environment.
- You can use a promotion profile to promote a process app using
saved settings. For more information, see
Working with Promotion Profiles.
- The Global Process App (and any process app containing the Global
Application) typically should be promoted only to environments in the same
environment set from which it was originally loaded. For more information, see
About the Global Process App and Global Application.
To promote a process app:
Process Apps tab, select the process app you
want to promote.
Actions column, click the
Source page, select the environment from you
which you want to promote.
Destination page, select the environment to
which you want to promote.
Entities page, select one or more applications
that you want to promote. Use the following options to manage configuration
data and entities:
- Include entity data
Select this check box to include data such as projects,
notifications, and reports and more as part of the promotion. You can manage
selections for application-specific entities in the tabs that appear on the
Entities page. For more information
about configuration entities and their promotion options, see
About Configuration Entities.
- Merge conflicts
Select or clear this check box to manage conflicts between
entities. If you are promoting process apps included with a solution, such as
Service Support Manager,
Merge conflicts check box to ensure
that specific entities, such as roles and roles assignments, are preserved if
they exist in the target environment but not in the process app you are
promoting. If the
Merge conflicts check box is cleared,
some entities are deleted from the target environment when the process app is
promoted. For more information, see
If there are application or orchestration endpoints that need
mapping, on the
Mappings page, perform the following steps:
Select an endpoint that does not have a destination.
From the list, select a destination endpoint or click
Create a new endpoint, and then provide
connection information for the new endpoint.
Repeat these steps for each endpoint as necessary.
Summary page displays the settings that you
have designated for the promotion.
Summary section, click the
Mappings values to change the settings
before you promote the process app.
- In the
Settings section, change the following settings, if
- Verify endpoints
Before starting the promotion, confirm that each
endpoint URI can be accessed.
- Stop promote
End the promotion if an error occurs or if there is a
Important: When you promote the Global Process
App or any process app containing the Global Application, set the
Stop Promotion option to
on any warning. If you
inadvertently promote the wrong Global Process App or Global Application, the
promotion will stop and give you an opportunity to confirm whether you are
promoting the process app snapshot to the correct environment.
- Send e-mail notification
Send e-mail to the addresses that you specify with the
status of the promotion under the conditions you choose.
- Schedule for
Enter a date and time to schedule the promotion (in the
local time zone specified by the
SBM Application Engine
- Save profile as
Enter a name if you want to save the promotion details
as a new promotion profile.
When you are satisfied with all of your choices for the
The summary dialog box appears. Click
View Activity to see the status of the