Managing Asset Movement

In webMethods.io MFT, you can move the assets from one cloud instance to another using a ZIP file.

Exporting Assets

To export webMethods.io MFT assets:

  1. In webMethods.io MFT, go to Asset movement > Export Assets.

  2. On the Export Assets page, select the assets to export from the tabs that mention the types of assets. The Include dependencies option is selected by default. Clear this option if you do not want the dependent assets to be included in the export file. Each asset specifies the number of dependencies it has. To view all the dependent assets, click the number against each asset.

  3. After you select the assets, click Add to export list and click Next.When selecting a virtual folder, all the child virtual folders are selected by default, but not the parent virtual folder.

  4. On the Export assets page, the assets are mentioned under their own respective tabs. Verify the final export set. Assets can be removed while verifying the final export set.

  5. Click Next.

  6. On the Export Assets page, specify a name for the export file. webMethods.io MFT downloads the exported assets in the form of a ZIP file. The location of the downloaded file depends on your browser configuration.

  7. Click Finish.

  8. webMethods.io MFT has an option to export all assets. Click the check box Export all to download all the assets.User does not get to specify the file name, while opting to use the Export all option.

Note: webMethods.io MFT does not support the export or import of Users as an asset. Users associated with virtual folders and post processing actions will not be exported or imported.

Importing Assets

To import webMethods.io MFT assets:

  1. In webMethods.io MFT, go to Asset movement > Import Assets.

  2. On the Import Assets page, select the ZIP files that you want to import.

  3. After importing the ZIP file, you can use the Filters menu to filter the assets by the asset name or you can manually select the assets that you want to import.

  4. Resolve the errors in the analysis report to import the assets successfully.
    Note: The three categories of severities are Error, Warning, and Skip.

  5. Click Import. To overwrite assets that might already exist in the target audience, select Force import. Click Proceed. On the Import Assets page, review the asset list that you have imported.

  6. . If you have more assets to import, click Start new import.