Follow this checklist to be sure your on-premises and SDDC configurations are appropriate for hybrid migration using VMware HCX.
|Networking speed||Migration with vMotion using HCX requires a minimum of 100 Mbps throughput between source and destination.|
|On-premises vSphere version||
|On-premises virtual switch configuration||vSphere Distributed Switch|
|NSX Distributed Virtual Switch (N-VDS)|
|vSphere standard switch|
|Installation of VMware HCX Manager in the on-premises data center||See the VMware HCX Product Documentation. HCX Connector Environment Requirements are described in Software Version Requirements for the HCX Installations in the VMware HCX Product Documentation.|
|Establish the HCX Interconnect with your SDDC||Pair the VMware HCX Manager with your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC as a remote site as described in Configuring and Managing the HCX Interconnect and Configuring and Managing the HCX Interconnect with the Multi-Site Service Mesh.|
|L2 VPN||Extend a network from your on-premises datacenter to your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC as described in Extending Networks with VMware HCX.|
|VMware Cloud on AWS firewall rules||Create firewall rules to open the ports used by HCX as described in Network Port and Protocol Requirements.|
|On-premises firewall rules||Create firewall rules to open the ports used by HCX as described in Network Port and Protocol Requirements.|
|Virtual machine hardware and settings||
Ensure that these requirements are met for virtual machine hardware.
The following virtual machines are not supported: