Prerequisites for migration

Before you migrate to SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere, make sure all prerequisites are completed.

  • You must be running SnapCenter Server 4.2 or later.

  • You must use Admin credentials.

  • The SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere virtual appliance must be deployed with the SnapCenter VMware plug-in enabled and registered on vCenter.

  • On the SnapCenter VMware plug-in dashboard, the status for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere must be “connected.”

  • You must have created a Linux type Run As credential using the account that was specified during the deployment of the SnapCenter VMware plug-in.

  • All guest file restore sessions must be deleted.

  • SnapCenter hosts must be configured with IP addresses, not fully qualified domain names (FQDN).

    In a Linked Mode environment, you must migrate all linked nodes together.

  • Names for storage VMs must resolve to management LIFs.If you added etc host entries for storage VM names in SnapCenter, you must verify that they are also resolvable from the virtual appliance.