The HCX Interconnect (HCX-IX) appliance uses the Mobility Agent service to perform vMotion, Cold, and Replication Assisted vMotion (RAV) migrations.

The HCX-IX appliance adds the Mobility Agent service as a host object in the vCenter Server. The processor, memory, storage and networking resources displayed on this object does not represent actual consumption on the physical hypervisor hosting the IX appliance.


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Caution:

The Mobility Agent host is required. Deleting this host can disrupt HCX Cold, vMotion, and Replication Assisted vMotion (RAV) migrations.