Prerequisites for migrating Windows VMs on Cloud

This topic describes the prerequisites for using Migrate for Anthos to migrate Windows VMs to clusters running in Google Cloud.

Confirm your workloads are compatible

Compatible OSes

Check that your workloads run an operating system supported by Migrate for Anthos.

Supported VM source platforms

Migrate for Anthos supports migrating VMs from the following source platforms:

Set up Migrate for Compute Engine (if needed)

Windows migration only supports Compute Engine as a source. However, you can use Migrate for Compute Engine to migrate or clone a Windows VM from other sources into Compute Engine, and then migrate the resulting VM.

Get to know the migration best practices

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Next Steps