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Support for physical machine migration

Add support for assessing physical servers for migration.

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    Mark Stanfill shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Support for physical servers is under review and will be enabled in future. Regarding dependency visualization of physical servers, the workaround is to install the dependency agents on the physical machines and then visualize it in the Service Map UI outside of Azure Migrate. (You can access the workspace from the Azure Migrate project essentials pane).
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/migrate/concepts-dependency-visualization#how-does-it-work

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      • Chad Hamilton commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any update on this being a possibility? Love Azure migrate for VMWare, but would love to be able to assess a customer's entire environment

      • Mark L. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I work with an MSP and am planning multiple cloud migrations. This tool would be very helpful in the planning process.

      • Dave Lee commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agree that analysis of physical machines would be really useful. I'm sure something could be done to bring perfmon data into the Azure Migrate project somehow. However, a nice (hopefully!) quick win would be the ability to manually add a machine into the Migration Project, push the agent out for in depth discovery and allow us to include it is the Service Maps. I'm more interested in that than I am in getting rightsized recommendations for target IaaS VMs based on perf data, that I can adjust myself.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is especially important also for VMware environments where you are not allowed access to the VMware/vCenter layer, but you still need to analyse migrating them.

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