OpenVMS: Installation and operation

This documentation provides information to aide you in installing, updating, upgrading, or migrating Transfer CFT.

About Transfer CFT

Transfer CFT is the file transfer component in the Axway Managed File Transfer solution, and provides a multi-platform, high-volume, file and message transfer service. This documentation explains how to install, configure, and manage Transfer CFT.

For more information on Axway products, visit www.axway.com.

Installation guide outline

This guide explains how to perform a full installation of Transfer CFT. It also describes how to:

Prepare and plan your installation – Describes what you should plan for deploying and configuring your system architecture, installing any prerequisite software, and configuring other components.

Install – Describes how to perform a complete install as well as apply a service pack.

Post installation – Provides instructions on how to check if the installation was successful and set up Transfer CFT. Additionally it describes any tasks to perform before the administrator can log on to the product for initial configuration.

Upgrade – Involves a change in product version and the replacement of binary artifacts; may also require configuration change.

Migrate– Involves a change in product versions, such as from 2.7.1 to 3.6. As part of this process, the existing configuration may need to be modified or updated to be compatible with the new version. For example, you may need to modify configuration files or the internal datafile schema. Because migration can be a complex process, organizations typically set up a migration project to study the new features and determine the impact on the existing configuration, and to plan for the changes across the various environments.

Uninstall – Describes how you can uninstall Transfer CFT.

Troubleshoot the installation or registration process – Describes the different types of troubleshooting errors you can encounter during installation, upgrade and post-installation.

Who should read this guide

This guide is intended for enterprise personnel involved in installing software and Axway Professional Services personnel. Familiarity with AMPLIFY products is recommended.

This guide presumes you have knowledge of:

  • Your company’s business processes and practices
  • Your company’s hardware, software, and IT policies
  • The Internet, including use of a browser

Others who may find parts of this guide useful include network or systems administrators and other technical or business users.

Transfer CFT documentation set

Transfer CFT provides a complete set of documentation, covering all aspects of using the product. These documents include the following:

  • Transfer CFT 3.6 Release Notes
  • Transfer CFT 3.6  User Guide (HTML)
  • AMPLIFY Supported Platforms Guide

Support services

The Axway Global Support team provides worldwide 24 x 7 support, subject to validation of your license agreement. Email support@axway.com or, for your local support telephone number, visit support.axway.com and click Contact Axway Support.

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