As a cloud administrator, you set up the provisioning infrastructure, and then proceed with the migration.


Complete the pre-setup migration steps. See How to access VMware Cloud Connect.


  1. Log in to VMware Cloud, select VMware Aria Hub Subscription, and then click Cloud Connect.
  2. Select a Aria Suite product, then select the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle version from the drop-down list, and click START MIGRATIONS.
  3. In Start Migrations, complete the required options.
    1. Cloud Onboarding
      • VMware Cloud Connect provisions an instance of VMware Aria Operations for Networks cloud in trial mode if the organization had not provisioned an instance. After the VMware Aria Operations for Networks cloud instance is successfully provisioned, the status shows Complete.
      • Click Next.
    2. Collector Provisioning
      • VMware Cloud Connect collects information about your current set of collectors and provisions new collectors for the VMware Aria Operations for Networks cloud instance.
      • Click EDIT to change the configuration details of the Cloud collectors. Add the necessary changes in the Review Details page and click SAVE.
        • To assign a user role in the vCenter of VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, see Assign a User Role in vCenter.
        • The collector deployment may take several minutes to complete. You can exit the application and check the deployment status after a short period of time.
        • Physical flow collectors are not supported.
      • When the deployment status of all the available collectors shows Complete, click Next.
    3. User Mapping
      • Verify the list of users for your VMware Aria Operations for Networks cloud instances. Click MAP USER to view the on-premises user details.
      • Click START MAPPING. After the content of the on-premises users are mapped to the selected Cloud users, the status shows Complete.
      • Click Next.
    4. Content Migration
      • VMware Cloud Connect displays the user and system specific content from your on-premises software. Click MIGRATE to start the migration process.
      • After the migration, click GO TO HOMEPAGE.

What to do next

On successfully completing the migration, you can see the migrated status in the home page of VMware Cloud Connect.