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Elastic Search Test Facility in "Read-Only" Mode (Doc ID 2573064.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Elasticsearch support was included in Messaging Server 8.0.2.x.

Questions have risen about how much space would be required for the Elasticsearch data, when planning the switch from ISS to Elasticsearch.

Can the migration facility be run in "test" mode:

To migrate, the ultimate plans would be to bring up a new backend which would be configured to use Elastic and migrate users to it.  Then, reconfigure the newly emptied backend, and "lather, rinse, repeat."

How much space it will require? Additionally, duplicating the load of production data in a test environment is ... complicated, for a number of reasons.

If we could run a utility which would be used if we were to use the other migration method, but in a test mode so it is only sends data to Elastic for indexing, but not changing anything on the Messaging Server, not actually using the Elasticsearch feature... could address two concerns:


Can the migration tool be run without having to set the other config options which would tell the system to use Elastic? Hence, we could:

Solution

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