Repository tools command to generate the server rename mappings file

Use the generateURLMappings command to generate an initial mapping file of source-target URLs to be used by server rename.


The generateURLMappings command is used to generate an initial mapping file for use with server rename. generateURLMappings must be run with the repotools-jts command, and requires that the repositoryURL parameter point to a Jazz® Team Server.

The generated mapping file can be used as a template for further editing. The mapping file lists the existing source Public URL and a default target URL for the Jazz Team Server and each IBM® Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) application (CCM, QM, and RM) that is registered with the Jazz Team Server. It also identifies source and target URLs for the ELM help WAR file and any known affected external systems.

Important: The server must be running when you run the command.


Attribute Description Required Default
toFile Path to the generated mappings file. Yes N/A
adminUserId Admin user ID to log in to the Jazz repository. No ADMIN
adminPassword Admin password to log in to the Jazz repository. No ADMIN
overwrite Specifies whether or not to overwrite an existing mapping file that was generated previously. No no
logFile Path to the log file. No repotools-jts_generateURLMappings.log
repositoryURL The connection URL for the server. No https://localhost:9443/jts
credentialsFile The file containing the administrator user's login credentials. No
certificateFile The file containing the administrator user's login certificate. No None
smartCard The alias to login using a smart card, or ? to list available aliases. No None
additionalURLFile File containing additional URLs found in the repository that should be reviewed for additional mappings. See below for further details. No additionalurl.txt
kerberos Authenticate with Windows user credentials using Kerberos/SPNEGO by setting to true. Or authenticate with Windows Integrated Authentication by setting to windows. No None

The additionalURLFile parameter specifies the location to place a list of URLs that could potentially need to be added to the mappings file before performing a server rename. This file lists all URLs found in the repository that are not listed in the generated URL mappings file.

An example would be a URL to a deleted friend entry. It is up to the user performing the server rename to look through this list thoroughly for any mappings that the automated process may have missed. Any mappings can then be added manually to the mappings file before performing the actual server rename.

Each row in this list has a URL and a number. The number shows how many instances of the URL were found in the repository. The list is sorted in descending order to show the most important potential URLs first in the list.

If no additional potential URLs are found, this file should simply contain the message No additional potential URLs found.


For Windows operating system Open a command prompt and enter this command:

cd C:\Program Files\IBM\JazzTeamServer\server\
repotools-jts.bat -generateURLMappings toFile=C:\mappings.txt additionalURLFile=C:\additionalurl.txt kerberos=true

For Unix operating systems Open a command line and enter this command:

cd opt/IBM/JazzTeamServer/server
./ -generateURLMappings toFile=opt/mappings.txt additionalURLFile=opt/additionalurl.txt