Use the data migration tool to start the vCenter Server installer and restore the vCenter Server configuration to the destination machine.

If you used the data migration tool to back up the vCenter Server configuration and bundled SQL Server database, use the data migration tool to install vCenter Server and restore the vCenter Server configuration and database to the destination machine.

If you used the data migration tool to back up the configuration of a vCenter Server system connected to a nonbundled database, use the data migration tool to install vCenter Server and restore the vCenter Server configuration to the destination machine.