You must stop thevCloud Automation Center 6.1 IaaS server and all services except the Model Manager Web Service before you perform the migration. This includes shutting down IaaS DEMs and agents.

The Model Manager Web Service must remain online during pre-migration and migration. For information about the required order of operations to be performed before you start migration, see Performing Manual Operations After Pre-Migration.


Log in to the host IaaS Windows machine for the vCloud Automation Center server as a user with full administrative access.


Select Start > Administrative Tools > Services.


Stop the following VMware services in this order.

In a distributed environment, stop manager services, DEMs, and agents on all of the running vCloud Automation Center servers.


VMware vCloud Automation Center Agents


VMware DEM-Worker


VMware DEM-Orchestrator


VMware vCloud Automation Center Service (manager service)

Services are stopped on the target vCloud Automation Center system, except for the Model Manager Web Service, in preparation for migration.