17 Switching from Test Mode to Production Mode

After you install and configure an Oracle WebCenter Sites domain in a Fusion Middleware test environment, you can switch WebCenter Sites (and its component applications) to an equivalent production environment.

To switch one or more instances of WebCenter Sites or its component applications from test mode to production mode:
  1. Follow the standard test-to-production procedure that Moving from a Test to a Production Environment describes in Oracle Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle Fusion Middleware.

  2. Do the additional steps in the following sections for WebCenter Sites and for each of its components that you are moving to production mode.

Additional Steps for Moving WebCenter Sites from Test to Production

To finish moving Oracle WebCenter Sites from a test environment to a production environment:

  1. Replace the WebCenter Sites config folder with the one available in the WebCenter Sites binaries: ORACLE_HOME/wcsites/webcentersites/sites-home/template

  2. Start the Administration Server and Managed Servers on the target machine.

  3. Run the bootstrap process to complete the WebCenter Sites configuration.

Additional Steps for Moving Site Capture from Test to Production

To finish moving Oracle WebCenter Sites: Site Capture from a test environment to a production environment:

  1. Replace the Site Capture config folder with the one available in the Site Capture binaries: ORACLE_HOME/wcsites/sitecapture/template

  2. Run the Configurator process to complete the Site Capture configuration.

  3. Start the Administration Server and Managed Servers on the target machine.

Additional Steps for Moving Visitor Services from Test to Production

To finish moving Oracle WebCenter Sites: Visitor Services from a test environment to a production environment:

  1. Replace the WebCenter Sites config folder with the one available in the WebCenter Sites binaries: ORACLE_HOME/wcsites/webcentersites/sites-home/template

  2. Start the Administration Server and WebCenter Sites Managed Server on the target machine.

  3. Run the bootstrap process to complete the WebCenter Sites configuration.

  4. Replace the Visitor Services config folder with the one available in the Visitor Services binaries: ORACLE_HOME/wcsites/visitorservices/template

  5. Start the Visitor Services Managed Server on the target machine.

  6. Run the bootstrap process to complete the Visitor Services configuration.

Additional Steps for Moving Satellite Server from Test to Production

To finish moving Oracle WebCenter Sites: Satellite Server from a test environment to a production environment:

  1. Replace the Satellite Server config folder with the one available in the Satellite Server binaries: ORACLE_HOME/wcsites/satelliteserver/template

  2. Run the Configurator process to complete the Satellite Server configuration.

  3. Start the Administration Server and Managed Servers on the target machine.