You can initiate an update process to modify the configurations and code of existing services and application components in a deployed sample application. When you modify the configurations of a deployed application, you can configure only the application property values.

About this task

You can modify the configurations and code of the following predefined sample applications.

  • Nanotrader application

  • Clustered DotShoppingCart application

  • Clustered Dukes Bank 3.0.0 or 2.1.0 application version


  • Log in to Application Services as an application publisher and deployer.

  • Familiarize yourself with the basic concepts of defining and configuring component properties and actions. See Developing Application Services Components.

  • Verify that the initial deployment is successfully deployed to a cloud environment.

    You cannot start an update process to modify the configuration and code of an existing service from a failed deployment to scale a clustered node.

  • The deployed application must have at least one service property or application component property that is Overridable at Deployment.


  1. On the Application Services title bar, click the drop-down menu and select Deployments.
  2. Select a predefined sample application that has deployed successfully.
  3. From the Operations drop-down menu in the toolbar, select Update.

    The Update Profiles page opens.

  4. Select Create Update Profile.

    The Update Profile dialog box opens.

  5. In the Update Type drop-down menu, select Configuration.
  6. Name the configuration update process, add a description, and click OK.

    In the description, you can add information about the changes included in this update.

  7. From the Service tab, modify the applicable properties for your sample application.

    Sample Application

    Service Version



    vFabric_Web_Server 5.1.1

    http_port, deployment_archive, and webserver_conf_file

    vFabric_tc_Server 2.7.1

    port, db_ip, db_port, and jdbc_url

    vFabric_SQLFire_Server 1.0.3

    schema_file and dataload_file

    Clustered DotShoppingCart

    Apache_LB 2.2.22


    SQL_Server_2008 1.0.0


    Clustered Dukes Bank 3.0.0

    Apache_LB 2.2.22

    http_port and http_proxy_port

    JBossAppServer 5.1.0


    SQL_Server_2008 1.0.0



    db_username and db_password


    JAR_FILE, EAR_FILE, db_password, and db_user

    Clustered Dukes Bank 2.1.0

    Apache_LB 2.2.22

    http_port and http_proxy_port

    JBossAppServer 5.1.0


    MySQL 5.0.0

    db_port and db_root_password


    db_username, db_password, init_db_username, and init_db_password


    JAR_FILE, EAR_FILE, db_port, db_password, and db_user

  8. Review the changed and impacted components in the update.

    The modified properties and dependent properties are highlighted.

  9. Click Update to deploy the modified configuration for the application.

What to do next

You can check the status of the deployment from the deployment summary page . See Using the Deployment Summary Page.