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Beginning a New Merge Session

To begin a new merge session in Change Assistant:

  1. Select Tools, Change Actions.

  2. Select Compare/Copy managed Objects or Merge Select Object Types.

  3. Click Next.

  4. Select Begin New Merge Session.

  5. Click Finish.

  6. Select your merge databases and merge type and click Next.

  7. Define the merge rules and click Next.

  8. Click merge to start the full database merge.

Selecting Merge Databases

The merge is a 3–way merge, so you must select the parent and child databases for the merge.

Image: Merge Databases page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Merge Databases page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Merge Databases page
Merge Session Name

Enter a name for the merge session.

Parent Database

Select an environment for the parent database.

Child 1 Database (Target)

Select an environment for the child 1 database.

Child 2 Database

Select an environment for the child 2 database.

Add Environment

Click this button to add a new environment. The database configuration wizard will open. See Selecting Application Upgrade Option

Merge PeopleCode

Select for a PeopleCode merge.

Merge SQL, XSLT

Select to merge SQL and XSLT

Defining Merge Rules

Use the Merge Configuration page to define how the code will be merged.

Image: Merge Default Rules page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Merge Default Rules page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Merge Default Rules page