Before beginning to migrate any type of vCenter Server deployment to an appliance, you must complete the preparation tasks.
- Synchronizing Clocks on the vSphere Network
- Preparing vCenter Server Databases for Migration
- Preparing to Migrate the Content Library
- Prepare Managed ESXi Hosts for Migration
- Download and Mount the vCenter Server Appliance Installer
- Download and Run VMware Migration Assistant on the Source Windows Machine