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Nutanix Move 4.5 Released

A new version of Nutanix Move – VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime – was released yesterday, 2022-06-27, meaning the latest version is now 4.5 .

The below picture explains the architecture of Move


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

The 4.5 release comes with the following new features and capabilities:

  • General Availability of Migrations from AHV to AWS
  • Support for Hyper-V 2022 standalone host
  • Permission Separation for source and target for Azure and AWS Providers
  • OEL 8.1Β supported for ESXi to AHV and Hyper-V to AHV migrations

In addition to GA features there are a few tech preview (do not use in production systems) features according to:

  • Support for migrations from AHV to AHV
  • Support for migrations from AHV to Microsoft Azure

The following migration types are now supported in Nutanix Move:

    • AHV to Azure
    • AHV to Azure
    • ESXi to AHV and ESXi to Nutanix Clusters on AWS
    • ESXi to ESXi
    • Hyper-V to AHV and Hyper-V to NC2 on AWS
    • Hyper-V to ESXi
    • AWS to AHV and AWS to NC2 on AWS
    • AWS to ESXi
    • Azure to AHV
    • Azure to ESXi

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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