1.2 Migration Roadmap

The flowchart shows the tasks for migrating an on-premises WebCenter Portal application to WebCenter Portal Cloud Service. The tasks are described in detail in the tables. Use this typical workflow as a guide when migrating your on-premises WebCenter Portal application to the cloud environment.

On-Premises Tasks

Task Description
Verify the prerequisites Ensure your existing Oracle WebCenter Portal environment meets migration requirements.

See Prerequisites for Exporting On-Premises Applications.

Export Oracle WebCenter Content Export Oracle WebCenter Content.

See Exporting WebCenter Content.

Export Oracle WebCenter Portal Run the exportWebCenterApplication WLST command to export your on-premises WebCenter Portal application to a .par portal archive file.

See Exporting Your On-Premises WebCenter Portal Application.

Cloud Tasks

Task Description
Verify the prerequisites Ensure your WebCenter Portal Cloud Service instance meets the infrastructure requirements, including storage and database requirements. See Prerequisites for Migrating to the Cloud.
Copy on-premises artifacts to Cloud Copy the exported on-premises WebCenter Content and WebCenter Portal artifacts to the cloud environment.

See Copying On-Premises Artifacts to the Cloud.

Import Oracle WebCenter Content Import Oracle WebCenter Content.

See Importing WebCenter Content.

Import Oracle WebCenter Portal Run the importWebCenterApplication WLST command to import your on-premises WebCenter Portal export archive into the WebCenter Portal Cloud Service instance. You must also synchronize user information and restart your WebCenter Portal Cloud Service instance.

See Importing WebCenter Portal.

Migrate custom task flows Deploy the on-premises shared library containing custom task flows to WebCenter Portal Cloud Service.

See Migrating Custom Task Flows.

Migrate portlets Migrate the on-premises portlet and pagelet producers and their metadata to the cloud environment.

See Migrating Portlets.

Restart all target servers Restart the Node Manager and all managed servers, including the WebCenter Portal and Content Server managed servers.