A new Eclipse-based migration wizard for distributed platform, the Configuration Migration Management Tool (CMMT) .
It handles the new flexible management profile types.
It also provides additional control and monitoring of the migration process
It has a more robust way of handling cross platform migrations. (Distributed platforms only) It allows migration to different operating system. (iSeries, z/OS excluded)
It allows migration to a different machine with the same operating system.
It allows dynamic creation of a JAR containing the support files to run the WAS V8.0 WASPreUpgrade command on a remote machine.
The tool now includes support for the three new profile configurations introduced in V7.0: Job manager , Administrative agent , Registered application server
Migrate your application server environment using the WASPreUpgrade and WASPostUpgrade command-line tools or the Migration Management tool graphical user interface (GUI).
You can migrate from WebSphere Application Server Version 6.0, 6.1, and 7.0 to WebSphere Application Server Version 8.0.
The z/OS Migration Management Tool (zMMT) has been enhanced. Handles the new flexible management profile types. Allows 64 bit migrations on z/OS.
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