KB-1849 FAQs related to migration of Appian from Windows to Linux or vice-versa

The purpose of this article is to answer some of the common questions when migrating the Appian application from Windows to Linux or vice-versa.

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Is it possible to migrate the Appian application from Windows to Linux or vice-versa? Does Appian support this action?

Yes. This action is supported by Appian.

Does Appian have a specific guide that needs to be followed for this exercise?

Appian recommends that the following steps are taken into consideration before performing the migration:

  • Start with a fresh install on the destination operating system (OS).
  • Follow the upgrade guide to migrate the files from the source to the destination OS.
  • Use the change-paths script to ensure that directory location is as expected.
  • Ensure that all the Appian services are running under the same OS.

Does Appian recommend any special instructions that need to be followed?

Appian recommends testing this on a non-production environment first. Please engage Appian Technical Support if there are any issues observed during this exercise.

Affected Versions

This article applies to all versions of Appian.

Last Reviewed: May 2019