How to use the new Import/Export feature in Oracle Integration by Steve Tindall


With the August 2020 release, Oracle Integration now includes a great new feature that allows you to export all the design-time meta-data from your instance into a single export file stored on OCI Block Storage. That same export file can then be imported into a different instance of Oracle Integration, effectively giving you a complete migration and/or backup capability. There are several options that can be chosen when configuring an export job depending on your intended use and we will explore those a bit later on.

I have also included a Further Reading section at the bottom of this guide that will take you to the relevant documentation for this UI and it’s underlying API’s – should you wish to automate these activities in your devops processes.

This guide will walk you through these major steps:

  1. Create a storage bucket in OCI Object Storage
  2. Create an OCI Auth Token for accessing to your storage bucket
  3. Configure your storage bucket for use in Oracle Integration
  4. Create an Export Job in Oracle Integration
  5. Create an Import Job in Oracle Integration

Create a storage bucket in OCI Object Storage

Before we get started creating export jobs, we must create a storage bucket in OCI and then configure secure access so that Oracle Integration can connect to your storage bucket. Let’s first go and create a storage bucket in OCI and then we will come back to Oracle Integration to configure and use it.

First, open your OCI console for your cloud account. Next, locate “Object Storage” in the left sidebar menu and select the sub menu “Object Storage” i.e. Object Storage à Object Storage. Read the complete article here.

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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