Learn about the Tomcat Config Migration Tech Preview

The IBM WebSphere Application Migration Toolkit – Tomcat Config Migration Tech Preview assists in moving Apache Tomcat server configuration and application configuration to the WebSphere Application Server Liberty profile. The purpose of this Tech Preview is to enable you to try the migration tool, provide feedback, and suggest ways to improve the migration tool.

The Tomcat Config Migration Tech Preview migrates a subset of the Apache Tomcat server configuration and configuration within Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) applications. This migration tool supports:

  • Migrating from Apache Tomcat 7
  • Migrating to WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Liberty Profile
  • Migrating tomcat-users from conf/tomcat-users.xml
  • Migrating HTTP/1.1 Connectors from conf/server.xml
  • Migrating Standard Manager from conf/context.xml
  • Migrating Resource configuration for Apache Derby and IBM DB2 from conf/server.xml, conf/context.xml, and the application META-INF/context.xml
  • Migrating Resource configuration for Apache ActiveMQ and IBM WebSphere MQ from conf/server.xml, conf/context.xml, and the application META-INF/context.xml
  • Migrating security-constraints from the application WEB-INF/web.xml

Try it out!

Simply install the IBM WebSphere Application Migration Toolkit – Tomcat Config Migration Tech Preview feature in Eclipse. Go to Download: Tomcat Config Migration Tech Preview to get the feature. For instructions on installation and use of the migration tool, see the Documentation (PDF).

Help us prioritize improvements

Your feedback is essential to improve the migration tool! To provide feedback, go to the Application Migration Tool Forum