Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.1 2005Q2 Upgrade and Migration Guide

Migrating UIF

The Application Server does not support the use of Unified Integration Framework (UIF) API for applications. Instead, it supports the use of J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA) for integrating the applications. However, the applications developed in Application Server 6.5 use the UIF. In order to deploy such applications to the Application Server, migrate the UIF to the J2EE Connector Architecture. This section discusses the prerequisites and steps to migrate the applications using UIF to Application Server.

Before migrating the applications, ensure that the UIF is installed on Application Server 6.5. To check for the installation, follow either of the following approaches:

Checking in the Registry Files

UIF is installed as a set of application server extensions. They are registered in the application server registry during the installation. Search for the following strings in the registry to check whether UIF is installed.

Extension Name Set:

The registry file on Solaris Operating Environment can be found at the following location:


Checking for UIF Binaries in Installation Directories

UIF installers copy specific binary files in to the application server installation. Successfully finding the files listed below, indicates that UIF is installed.

The location of the following files on Solaris and Windows is:


List of files to be searched on Solaris:

List of files to be searched on Windows:

Before migrating the UIF to Application Server, ensure that the UIF API is being used in the applications. To verify its usage:

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