Is there an easy way to copy or migrate an IXP install from one system to another?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

Is there an easy way to copy or migrate an IXP install from one system to another?  

Environment:
Product - IXP 11.3.5.xPlatform - ANY
Answer:

After performing a fresh install on the new target server one may use the following steps to copy / migrate information from the source IXP server to the target.

1. Move/Copy the ixpHome directory and its sub-directories/files to the new host machine 

2. Move/Copy the ixp.war from $CATALINA_HOME/webapps to the new host's tomcat location. 

3. Update the relevant variables on the new iXp server host including IXP_HOME, JRE_HOME, JAVA_OPTS, PATH. 

4. Update the $IXP_HOME/etc/ixp,conf file with the new host name 

5. Follow the Post-Installation checklist mentioned on the DocOps site. 

https://docops.ca.com/ca-workload-automation-ixp/11-3-5/en/installing/post-installation-checklist 

6. Start the Tomcat server. 

7. Launch Admin Tool and verify the GUI and CLI authentication values.