Procedure for Migration

Use the following procedure to save migration data when you are migrating Blueworx Voice Response onto new hardware or migrating in-place.

  1. Shutting down old hardware: When you are ready to begin the migration process, click Operations —> Quiesce Shutdown.
  2. Log on to AIX as root.
  3. Setting up the environment : Type the following command and press Enter:
    . /usr/lpp/dirTalk/tools/vae.setenv

    Leave a space between the period and the slash before usr.

  4. Type the following command and press Enter:
    echo $VAE

    If the environment is properly set up, the system should display the following message:

  5. Checking the current directory: Type the following command and press Enter:

    The system displays the path for your current directory. Make sure it is not within the /home/dirTalk or /usr/lpp/dirTalk directories.

  6. Saving migration data: Type the following command and press Enter:
     saveMigrationData /tmp/migrate.tar

    Where /tmp/migrate.tar is the file that you wish migration data to be saved in.

    The system displays information similar to:

    Running saveMigrationData Version 7.00 on Fri 1 Dec 10:31:38 2017
    Calculating file system space requirements
    Checking SSI status of

    If there is sufficient file system space and the system is not an SSI client or server then the system displays:

    Saving migration data for Voice Response (environment=/usr/lpp/dirTalk) in file /tmp/migrate.tar
    Press ENTER to continue 

    Hit enter and the saveMigrationData script will display the names of DB2 tables as it saves them, followed by the names of directories being saved.