Before beginning a migration to GCP, Cloud Identity and Access Management permissions need to be created.
Set up a VPN
Configure Firewall Rules on GCP
Create firewall rules on both GCP and your on-premises, AWS, or Azure environments.
Set up the Velostrata Manager
The Velostrata Manager on GCP provides a web UI and controls migration operations from GCP. Configure the Velostrata Manager on GCP to continue.
Configure vSphere and set up the Velostrata Backend
To set up vSphere and Migrate for Compute Engine, you must do the following:
- Create a role
- Configure the Velostrata On-Premises Backend virtual appliance for vSphere
- Install the vCenter plugin.
These instructions are on the Deploying the Migrate for Compute Engine Backend page.
Create Cloud Extensions
After configuring the Manager and Backend, create Cloud Extensions for your migration.
Prepare your Linux VMs
If you are migrating Linux VMs, install the Migrate for Compute Engine package to reconfigure them for GCP.
Migrate a single VM
You are now ready to Run a VM in the Cloud from the vSphere console.