To migrate a virtual machine, you must have a secure connection maintained by the Hybrid Cloud Gateway, and the VM must meet the requirements in this topic.

Migration Requirements

Before you migrate a virtual machine, be sure that it meets these conditions.

The virtual machine must be powered on.

The underlying architecture, regardless of OS, must be x86.

If you are using vMotion, the hardware version must be greater than 9.

The hardware version must be less than 10.

VMs with Raw Disk Mapping in compatibility mode can be migrated.


Virtual machines with the following attributes are not supported for migration.

Exceed 2 TB.

Share VMDK files.

Have virtual media or ISOs attached.

Hardware version less than 9.