Alibaba Cloud Migration Tool: Server Migration Center

What Is It and What Does It Offer?

How Does It All Work?

Illustration of the Migration process using Alibaba Cloud Migration Tool Img. 0.1

Prerequisites to Migration using the Alibaba Cloud Migration Tool

  • Make sure you have created an Alibaba account and your account is configured with all permissions to receive the custom image created.
  • If you are migrating servers to mainland China, your real-name verification must be completed.
  • A credit card with adequate balance must be added to your Alibaba Cloud account. To create an account please visit the Alibaba Cloud website.
  • RAM users must have read and write access granted by the Alibaba Cloud account owner.
  • Make sure the snapshot service is enabled in the ECS console, to capture the snapshot of data and configuration to be migrated.
  • The Source server is prepared for migration process.

How to Prepare the Source Server for Migration?

Migrating to Alibaba Cloud

  • X86_64–64-bit operating system
  • I386–32-bit operating system
[2020-07-25 13:04:21]     [Info]   =======Goto Aliyun Client 1.5.2.3. =======
[2020-07-25 13:04:21] [Info] Goto Aliyum Begin...
[2020-07-25 13:04:21] [Info] Check User Config...
[2020-07-25 13:04:21] [Info] Load Client Config...
[2020-07-25 13:04:21] [Info] Get OS Info...
[2020-07-25 13:04:22] [Info] Client Check ...
[2020-07-25 13:04:24] [Info] Gen SSH Key...
[2020-07-25 13:04:25] [Info] Prepare ECS...
[2020-07-25 13:04:26] [Info] Check Resource [cn-hangzhou]...
[2020-07-25 13:04:26] [Info] Create Server Instance [ecs.n1.small]...
[2020-07-25 13:04:30] [Info] Wait For Server ECS...
Stage (0/3) ECS Status: Stopped, time 5s
[2020-07-25 13:04:35] [Info] Server ECS Is Created!
[2020-07-25 13:04:35] [Info] Allocate Public Ip Address...
[2020-07-25 13:04:35] [Info] Start Server Instance...
Stage (0/3) ECS Status: Running, time: 23s
[2020-07-25 13:04:58] [Info] Server ECS Is Running!
[2020-07-25 13:04:58] [Info] Connect to Server Testing, Please wait (600s max)…
Stage (0/3 Connect Test Count : 3, time: 24s
[2020-07-25 13:05:22] [Info] Connect to Server Successfully!
[2020-07-25 13:05:29] [Info] Init Disk 0…
[2020-07-25 13:05:32] [Info] Do Rsync Disk 0…
[2020-07-25 13:05:32] [Info] Rsync Testing, Please wait (600s max)…
Stage (1/3 Rsync Test Count : 1, time: 1s
[2020-07-25 13:05:33] [Info] Rsync Test Successfully!
Stage (1/3 Rsync Size : 1.2GB, progress : 100.11%, time: 2m20s
[2020-07-25 13:07:53] [Info] Do Rsync Disk 0 Successfully!
[2020-07-25 13:07:53] [Info] Do Grub…
[2020-07-25 13:08:08] [Info] Stop Server Instance…
[2020-07-25 13:08:08] [Info] Query Server ECS Status…
Stage (2/3) ECS Status : Stopped, time 23s
[2020-07-25 13:08:31] [Info] Server ECS Is Ready to Create Image!
[2020-07-25 13:08:53] [Info] Prepare To Create Image…
[2020-07-25 13:08:53] [Info] Query Disk 0…
[2020-07-25 13:08:53] [Info] Create Snapshot 0…
[2020-07-25 13:08:54] [Info] Create Snapshot 0 Successfully!
[2020-07-25 13:08:56] [Info] Query Snapshots Progress…
Stage (3/3) Snapshots accomplished, total: 100%, time 2m25s
[2020-07-25 13:11:18] [Info] Create Image…
[2020-07-25 13:11:19] [Done] Create Image Successfully!
[2020-07-25 13:11:20] [Info] Server ECS Is Released!
[2020-07-25 13:11:20] [Done] Goto Aliyun Finished! 7m10s
Enter any key to Exit…
  • Open the ECS console and go to the Images panel, select and view the created custom image
  • Create an ECS instance by using the custom image

Server Migration Center (SMC)

What’s Next?

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