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How to migrate a process, its data model, INCLUDING any runtime data such as case data

Good Day,

I am a new user to Bizagi and am trying to export/import a process and backup/restore its related database from one standalone PC to another standalone PC (due to a new PC upgrade).

I've followed this post below but only the basic process definition is migrated.

The data model has only been partially migrated. I had done modifications to the data model values and metadata but they have not been migrated.

The case data from the runtime tests have not been migrated at all.

Post I followed: http://wiki.bizagi.com/en/index.php?title=Copy_Reuse_Projects#Restore_a_Database

Regards,

John

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Dear John,

When working in a Bizagi Studio project to automate processes, the database for that project will store all the information relevant to those processes and their implementation (Bizagi being model-driven).

Information not contained in the database will mainly be any documents attached to the processes, which are stored in a file server or at an integrated ECM system.

Therefore with Bizagi, you may easily:

  • Move a project from one server to another. Moving a project considers the possibility to set up a teamwork collaboration architecture by keeping the progress of a project that has been already worked on.
  • Clone a project in order to reuse its implementation for another project (as a as a template or starting point). Cloning a project to reuse may be done only if that project has had no deployments so far (to a Production or Test environment).

Both options to move or clone the project only apply for projects in their automation stages (the development environment).

To move projects in a working environment (Production), Bizagi offers options from Bizagi Management Console.

For further information: http://help.bizagi.com/bpm-suite/en/index.html?copy_or_reuse_bizagi_projects.htm

Regards

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Dear John,

When working in a Bizagi Studio project to automate processes, the database for that project will store all the information relevant to those processes and their implementation (Bizagi being model-driven).

Information not contained in the database will mainly be any documents attached to the processes, which are stored in a file server or at an integrated ECM system.

Therefore with Bizagi, you may easily:

  • Move a project from one server to another. Moving a project considers the possibility to set up a teamwork collaboration architecture by keeping the progress of a project that has been already worked on.
  • Clone a project in order to reuse its implementation for another project (as a as a template or starting point). Cloning a project to reuse may be done only if that project has had no deployments so far (to a Production or Test environment).

Both options to move or clone the project only apply for projects in their automation stages (the development environment).

To move projects in a working environment (Production), Bizagi offers options from Bizagi Management Console.

For further information: http://help.bizagi.com/bpm-suite/en/index.html?copy_or_reuse_bizagi_projects.htm

Regards

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Thank you Juan.

I did atempt this method as suggested in the article you refer to.

I will attempt it again and let you know if the runtime data also is migrated to the second machine.

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Good Morning,

I can confirm that if the steps described in the article are followed, the database is fully restored with all case data and data model (etc).

Thank you for your support!

This issue can be set as "Resolved"!

John