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Start the Vserver migrate operation

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.


This command starts the migration of a Vserver from one cluster to another. This has to be run on the destination cluster, i.e. the cluster where the Vserver is intended to migrate. The source cluster from where the Vserver is to be migrated is specified in the command.


-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name

Name of the Vserver which needs to be migrated.

-source-cluster <Cluster name> - Source Cluster Name

Name of the source cluster.

[-check-only {true|false}] - Check if migrate can be done

Runs the prechecks and tells if the Vserver migrate operation can be started or not.

[-ipspace <IPspace>] - Destination cluster IPspace Name for vserver

Name of the IPspace in the destination cluster.

[-aggr-list <aggregate name>,…​] - Aggregate list

Provide the list of aggregates where the volumes will be created in the destination cluster.

[-force {true|false}] - Force flag for continuing with disruptive migrate

The force parameter is set to true when the user wants Vserver migrate operation to continue to completion even though the 30 sec cutover duration is not met. When this parameter is used, it indicates that the admin wants to perform a disruptive migrate operation.

[-auto-cutover {true|false}] - Automatically cutover when ready

This parameter is to specify if the Vserver migrate operation should cutover automatically when ready.

[-skip-performance-check {true|false}] - Skip checking iops requirement of volume on destination aggregates

This parameter is set to true when the user wants the Vserver migrate operation to skip checking IOPS requirement of volume on destination aggregates.


cluster1::> vserver migrate start -vserver test -source-cluster cluster-22 -ipspace ips1 -check-only true -aggr-list aggr1,aggr2 -force false -auto-cutover false -skip-performance-check false