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Setting BMC Migrator options before migration

  1. Open the <migratorInstallDir>\migrator\Migrator Configuration.xml file.
  2. Update the <required> section as follows:
    <required>
    <param name="MergeSharedWorkflow" enabled="false"/>
    <param name="Menus" enabled="false"/>
    <param name="TableFieldForms" enabled="false"/>
    <param name="JoinFormMembers" enabled="false"/>
    <param name="FlashboardVariables" enabled="true"/>
    <param name="FlashboardDataSources" enabled="true"/>
    <param name="MenuRelatedForms" enabled="false"/>
    <param name="ApplicationStates" enabled="true"/>
    <param name="ApplicationForms" enabled="false"/>
    </required>
  3. Update the <removal...> section in one of the following ways:
    • Add the entire <removal... > section shown below (if it does not exist).
    • Add the lines for Fields and Views (listed below) to the existing section.
    • Change the values for Fields and Views in the existing section to enabled="false".
      <removal action="delete" type="specified">
      <object type="Field" enabled="false"/>
      <object type="View" enabled="false"/>
      </removal>
  4. Save and close the configuration file.

Where to go from here

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Comments

  1. Kelly Logan

    The config file I found was actually 8.1 installer in <migratorInstallDir>\migrator\Migrator Configuration.xml, not to be confused with <migratorInstallDir>\MigratorInstalledConfiguration.xml

    Also, in the <removal...> section, which did exist, the object types defined are

                <object type="Field" enabled="false"/>
                <object type="View" enabled="false"/>

    Are we supposed to add a plural version of each, "Fields" and "Views", as in the instructions, or is this a typo and we should use the singular names?

    Oct 03, 2014 01:13
    1. Prachi Kalyani

      Hello Kelly,

      Thank you for bringing this to our notice. I have made the required change.

      Thanks,

      Prachi

      Oct 13, 2014 12:36