Do not wait anymore! Migrate to NSX-T with the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0


It’s not a secret that NSX for vSphere has been finish of assist since final January. Nevertheless, not all of our prospects have migrated but: to assist higher our cloud suppliers emigrate to NSX-T, we’re thrilled to announce that the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is now typically accessible! 🤗

The VMware NSX Migration for VMware Cloud Director is the resolution you’re searching for to migrate NSX Knowledge Middle for vSphere to NSX-T Knowledge Middle in case you are working a VMware Cloud Director surroundings: it’s an exterior automation device that initiates and full the migration course of with minimal downtime.

VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is GA

I can’t imagine we simply shipped our ninth launch! 🥳 This new model unlocks further capabilities emigrate, helps VMware Cloud Director options launched in 10.4 and gives a higher migration expertise with elevated usability.

When it comes to new options, this launch is filled with:

  • Parallel migrations assist
  • Static routes migration
  • Assist NSX ALB new options from VMware Cloud Director 10.4 (IPv6, and so on.)
  • IPv6 routing assist
  • DFW migration (on exterior networks)
  • Improved usability
    • Granular edge gateway parameters within the supply YAML file
    • Log recordsdata enchancment

…and much more! Please examine the VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 launch notes for an in depth checklist.

Please don’t wait and take the benefit to redo an automated evaluation utilizing this newest model to see the way it improves your functionality emigrate

Parallel Migrations Assist

A relentless suggestions we obtained a number of occasions over the previous months is the want to provoke a number of migrations in parallel. Certainly, the NSX Migration for Cloud Director migration course of takes the group VDC because the migration unit (with the potential emigrate as much as 16 group VDCs in a single time). Nevertheless, some cloud suppliers need to migrate a number of tenants in parallel:

  • As a result of they’ve sufficient staffing to take action
  • As a result of they need to leverage the breakpoint mechanism (launched within the 1.3 model) to do further testing on the finish of the migration (earlier than the cleanup course of)
  • …and different numerous causes!

Till now, the way in which the layer 2 bridging was established (with a single bridge profile) prevented doing so.

Beginning with launch 1.4.0, the bridging mechanism was tremendously improved, permitting parallel migrations (utilizing totally different enter yaml recordsdata): the migration device will robotically examine for the supply of the required variety of bridging edge nodes and reserve them appropriately, permitting for concurrent migrations.

Extra data within the related part of the documentation: Parallel Migrations.


The VMware NSX Migration for Cloud Director 1.4.0 is now typically accessible, unlocking many further migrating capabilities.

We proceed to enhance the eventualities and the tooling to assist our VMware Cloud Suppliers Companions emigrate VMware Cloud Director from NSX for vSphere to NSX-T. This migration device has a unique launch cycle than VMware Cloud Director, and we have now already began growing the following model.

You’re inspired to proceed offering suggestions to assist us determine how the device ought to evolve. We might love to listen to about you, within the feedback part under, on social media (@woueb), within the #vcd-v2t-assist channel on the VMware Cloud Supplier Slack workspace, or through your VMware consultant.

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