Replication Stuck? Replication not Progressing?

Check the following on SOURCE MACHINE: Check connectivity between Source Server-to-Configuration/Process server. Check port 443 on Source machine for outbound connectivity to Config server and port 9443 on Source machine for outbound connectivity to Process Server. From Source machine, use telnet (instead of PING) to connect to a config Server and Process server IP address using port…


Troubleshooting ASR Initial Replication issues

 ‘My Initial replication is failing’ or ‘My Initial replication is stuck at 0%’ Most of the initial replication failures that we encounter at support are due to connectivity issue between Source Server-to-Process Server or Process Server-to-Azure as you can see from this sample cases: My replication was stuck at 0% for a couple days. Initial Replication…


Migrate OS disk greater than 127GB to Azure with Migration Accelerator

Microsoft Migration Accelerator (MA) currently in limited preview provides the ability to migrate workloads running in your enterprise to Azure.  One of the limitations that customer face is the 127GB cap on the OS disk size of the Azure Virtual Machine.  When you protect an on-premises server using Migration Accelerator, 'Readiness Check' is done to…


Pre-requisites for remote push install of Mobility Service (guest agents)

From the Migration Accelerator portal you can remotely push Mobility Service (guest agents) on to the source server. You can remotely deploy agents on multiple servers without relying on another deployment technology or worry about installing it manually.  Follow the pre-requisites recommend in this article to successfully push install your agents from the MA portal….


Troubleshooting Migration Accelerator Deployment

Microsoft Migration Accelerator (MA) enables you to migrate workloads running in your enterprise to Azure (for more information, see Introduction to Migration Accelerator). In this article you will learn the deployment process, communication between the components and tips to validate the deployment.   Getting Started with Installation Sign up for MA preview. Once you sign…


Migration Accelerator FAQ and Known Issues

This page will be updated periodically with frequently asked questions, common Issues and their solutions. *Updated: JAN-13-2015* HOTFIX: An update is available for MA Configuration Server and Process Server. HOTFIX: CX_8.1-GA_Hotfix An update is available for Microsoft Accelerator Configuration Server and Process Server to address the following list of issues: The Configuration Server may unexpectedly…


Step-by-Step Guide on Installing Microsoft Migration Accelerator

Microsoft Migration Accelerator (MA) provides the ability to migrate workloads running in your enterprise to Azure. MA is currently available as limited preview.  In this article, I’ll step through the process of installing and configuring Microsoft Migration Accelerator. Step 1) Understand the product Before you start using MA, you must understand different components of the…


Prerequisite and Support Matrix – Microsoft Migration Accelerator (for Azure)

This post provides prerequisites and support requirements for using Microsoft Migration Accelerator (for Azure) to migrate your workloads to Azure. Prerequisite Azure Account subscription is required to migrate your source Enterprise servers to Azure. If you do not have Azure Account, get a free trial account.  Sign Up for MA preview. After approval, you will…