Nutanix Move 4.2 Released

A new version of Nutanix Move – VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime – was released a few days ago meaning the latest version is now 4.2 . A major improvement to this version is the functionality to migrate your Azure based workload to Nutanix including both AHV and ESXi.

The below picture explains the architecture of Move

Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The Move User Guide.

In addition to the Azure to Nutanix AOS migration the following new or enhanced features are included:

  • Rearchitected AHV to AWS migration
  • Simplified Move architecture with support of Reverse migration from AHV to AWS¬† using native AWS APIs.
  • Support for new RHEL and SUSE versions including
    • SUSE12 SP5 (BIOS, UEFI), SUSE 12 SP3 (UEFI), and RHEL 8.4 (BIOS) operating system versions are now supported.
  • Granular events and Migration metrics on Move UI to improve visibility into the status of migration for Move users

The following migration types are now supported in Nutanix Move:

  • VMware ESXi to Nutanix Clusters on AWS and VMware ESXi to AHV
  • VMware ESXi on legacy infrastructure to VMware ESXi on Nutanix
  • Microsoft Hyper-V to Nutanix Clusters on AWS and Microsoft Hyper-V to AHV
  • Microsoft Hyper-V to VMware ESXi on Nutanix
  • AWS EC2 to Nutanix Clusters on AWS and AWS EC2 to AHV
  • AWS EC2 to VMware ESXi on Nutanix
  • Nutanix AHV to AWS EC2
  • Microsoft Azure to AHV
  • Microsoft Azure to VMware ESXi on Nutanix

See Nutanix Move user Guide for hypervisor, AOS, Prism Central and guest operation system support information.

As you can see, great migration capabilities with Nutanix Move.

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