To deploy a new application to a different environment, import the .ZIP file that contains the packaged application to the new environment.
- Click Dev Studio > Application > Distribution > Import.
- Use the Import Gadget to import the target .ZIP file. For detailed information about how to use that gadget, see Importing rules and data by using the Import wizard.
For information about how to swap the database connection pointers to your Production database after an import to a Production environment, see the Pega Platform Upgrade Guide.