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API Gateway: Moving from an Appliance (physical or virtual) to the Container form factor.

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Article ID: 200913

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CA API Gateway

Issue/Introduction

This article will discuss the recommended actions to take when moving away from a physical appliance or virtual appliance (aka VM) form factor to the newer container form factor.

Environment

This article applies to all supported versions of the API Gateway.

Resolution

There are two migration situations we acknowledge currently:

Note: All other custom configurations outside of the database must be migrated manually to the new container Gateway database. We do not recommend the use of GMU, Policy Plugin, or derived image solutions as part of the form factor migration process.

Additional Information

The above is a work in progress and not officially supported at this time. The above is offered as a "best effort" guidance while Broadcom continues to refine the necessary steps to switching form factors.