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Nutanix Move 4.6

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 4.6.

The below picture explains the architecture of Move


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

The 4.6 release comes with the following new features and capabilities:

  • Support for Flow VPC and PC Category for migrations.
  • Support for Hyper-V 2022 Cluster.
  • Verification of the Powershell version

A few more things have been added in 4.5.x releases and these are also included in the 4.6 release as well e.g.:

  • Support for Bandwidth cap feature.
  • Support for Plan creation with VM priorities.
  • Added a service to show Host/Move containers resource metrics with Grafana dashboards.ย  Customers can also build their own monitoring Grafana dashboards.
  • Support of migrations to NC2 on Azure.

The following migration types are now supported with Nutanix Move:

  • Nutanix AHV to
    • Nutanix AHV
    • AWS EC2
    • Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Microsoft Hyper-V to
    • AHV
    • VMware ESXi on Nutanix
    • NC2 on AWS
  • AWS EC2 to
    • AHV
    • VMware ESXi on Nutanix
    • NC2 on AWS
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud to:
    • AHV
    • VMware ESXi on Nutanix
  • VMware ESXi to:
    • AHV
    • ESXi on legacy infrastructure to VMware ESXi on Nutanix
    • NC2 on AWS
    • NC2 on Microsoft Azure
  • VMware ESXi on legacy infrastructure 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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