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Ensuring that users migrate applications with a pipeline by restricting the Import wizard

Suggest edit Updated on August 18, 2021

You can restrict access to the Import wizard so that users migrate applications between environments by using a deployment pipeline instead of by importing applications through the wizard. By creating a deployment pipeline, you can use a standardized process to migrate applications.

You can use Deployment Manager as one method for creating pipelines. For more information, see Using Deployment Manager for model-driven DevOps.
  1. Extract the prconfig.xml file from the WAR file or EAR file. For more information, see Changing node settings by modifying the prconfig.xml file.
  2. Open the prconfig.xml file with an XML or text editor.
  3. Add the following variable to the file: <env name="import/restrictImportWizard" value="true">
  4. Save the updated file.
  5. Restart the environment.
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