One of the challenges faced when working on a system is keeping reference data synchronized across environments. The Configuration Migration tool assists in the copying of configuration and reference data from one environment to another.
Scenarios where you might use the Configuration Migration tool to synchronize data are as follows:
- Reference data, such as countries or keywords
- Product catalog
- Portal configuration
The Configuration Migration tool allows you to do the following:
- Export sets of data
- Import sets of data, keeping the same references on all environments
- Import sets of interrelated data
The Configuration Migration tool is contained in the SDK Core Tools package, which can be downloaded from NuGet.
The process of using the Configuration Migration tool is as follows:
- Run the Configuration Migration tool to create the schema file of entities to be exported. This is an XML file.
- Run the Configuration...