This document is to demonstrate the Azure Migrate Sync feature of the CloudRecon Portal in 2023. Customers will be able to use this document as a guide to utilize the variety of features offered by CloudRecon.
This document is to be used as a reference with target audience which includes company internal personnel, customers, and partners.
Azure Migrate Sync enables the replication of on-premises servers to Azure for migration purposes. It allows organizations to synchronize on-premises virtual machines (VMs) to Azure, so that they can be assessed for migration and then moved to Azure with minimal downtime.
To get started using the CloudRecon Portal, you must first have a subscription of the same.
Once you have a subscription, you can start using the infrastructure assessment tool by following these steps:
Figure 1: CloudRecon Portal Page
Figure 2: Log in with Microsoft or CloudRecon ID
Figure 3: Log in with your CloudRecon ID
Figure 4: CloudRecon Home Page
To use the Azure Migrate Sync feature on the CloudRecon Portal, follow these steps:
Figure 5: Azure Migrate Side Menu
Figure 6: Sync Discovery Data
Figure 6: Select Azure Subscription Details
Figure 7: Sync Pre-Discovered Data to CloudRecon
Figure 8: Select Azure Subscription Details
Figure 8: Azure AD App Info
Figure 9: Select Azure Subscription Details
After selecting a subscription of preference, you can now synchronize your pre-discovered data to the CloudRecon portal.
Figure 10: Sync Discovery Data
Follow these steps to synchronize discovery data onto the CloudRecon portal.
Step 1: Select your Subscription and Resource Group.
Step 2: Select Your Environment (VMware / Hyper-V).
Step 3: Select Your Assessment Project Name
Now you can see your existing synchronized assessments in your Project section.
Figure 11: Synced Assessments Data
Once you’ve completed the steps mentioned above, you should be able to see two options for Synchronizing your data, as represented in the figure below.
Figure 12: Sync Assessment
After successful synchronization, you can see your discovery data assessment name, as shown in the figure below.
Figure 12 B: Synced Assessments in CloudRecon
You can also see a summary of the synced data, as well as the count of VMs, as shown in the figure below.
Figure 12 C: Azure Migrate Data Sync Status
Step 4: If you have selected “Sync Complete Assessment’, you will automatically be redirected to the Dashboard page. If you have selected “Sync Assessment and Create Inventory”, click on the “Move Next – Show Inventory” to view the synced data on the dashboard.
Figure 13: Show Inventory