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Do not wait anymore! Migrate to NSX-T with the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0

It’s not a secret that NSX for vSphere has been finish of help since final January. Nevertheless, not all of our clients have migrated but: to assist higher our cloud suppliers emigrate to NSX-T, we’re thrilled to announce that the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is now usually out there! 🤗

The VMware NSX Migration for VMware Cloud Director is the answer you’re in search of to migrate NSX Information Middle for vSphere to NSX-T Information Middle if you’re working a VMware Cloud Director atmosphere: it’s an exterior automation device that initiates and full the migration course of with minimal downtime.

VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is GA

I can’t imagine we simply shipped our ninth launch! 🥳 This new model unlocks extra capabilities emigrate, helps VMware Cloud Director options launched in 10.4 and offers a higher migration expertise with elevated usability.

By way of new options, this launch is full of:

  • Parallel migrations help
  • Static routes migration
  • Help NSX ALB new options from VMware Cloud Director 10.4 (IPv6, and so on.)
  • IPv6 routing help
  • DFW migration (on exterior networks)
  • Improved usability
    • Granular edge gateway parameters within the supply YAML file
    • Log recordsdata enchancment

…and much more! Please verify the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 launch notes for an in depth listing.

Please don’t wait and take the benefit to redo an computerized evaluation utilizing this newest model to see the way it improves your functionality emigrate

Parallel Migrations Help

A continuing suggestions we acquired a number of occasions over the previous months is the want to provoke a number of migrations in parallel. Certainly, the NSX Migration for Cloud Director migration course of takes the group VDC because the migration unit (with the potential emigrate as much as 16 group VDCs in a single time). Nevertheless, some cloud suppliers need to migrate a number of tenants in parallel:

  • As a result of they’ve sufficient staffing to take action
  • As a result of they need to leverage the breakpoint mechanism (launched within the 1.3 model) to do extra testing on the finish of the migration (earlier than the cleanup course of)
  • …and different numerous causes!

Till now, the best way the layer 2 bridging was established (with a single bridge profile) prevented doing so.

Beginning with launch 1.4.0, the bridging mechanism was drastically improved, permitting parallel migrations (utilizing completely different enter yaml recordsdata): the migration device will robotically verify for the supply of the required variety of bridging edge nodes and reserve them appropriately, permitting for concurrent migrations.

Extra info within the related part of the documentation: Parallel Migrations.


The VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is now usually out there, unlocking many extra migrating capabilities.

We proceed to enhance the situations and the tooling to assist our VMware Cloud Suppliers Companions emigrate VMware Cloud Director from NSX for vSphere to NSX-T. This migration device has a unique launch cycle than VMware Cloud Director, and we now have already began growing the following model.

You’re inspired to proceed offering suggestions to assist us determine how the device ought to evolve. We might love to listen to about you, within the feedback part beneath, on social media (@woueb), within the #vcd-v2t-assist channel on the VMware Cloud Supplier Slack workspace, or by way of your VMware consultant.

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