Getting Started with SQL Database Application Migration to Azure Resource Manager Instance


To migrate a SQL database application to an Azure Resource Manager instance, complete the following steps:

Step 1: Install Workflow Engine Package

Configure Workflow Engine package on any of the client. For more information about installing a package, see Installing the Commvault Package.

Step 2: Create an Azure Account

Create an Azure account that contains Azure Virtual Machine Image. For more information, see Configuring the Azure Resource Manager Instance.

Step 3: Configure the Source Client

Complete the following tasks for the source SQL client:

  1. Add the source client to the Command Center.

  2. Run a full backup of the SQL database. For more information, see SQL Backup Operations.

Step 4: Create an Azure Virtual Client

Complete the following tasks:

  1. Create an Azure hypervisor. For more information, see Configuring Backups for Azure Virtual Machines.

    When you add a new virtual client, a corresponding virtual client group is created automatically.

  2. Ensure that you have installed a proxy client in the Azure cloud, and then set up and synchronize a remote cache on the client computer. For more information, see Setting Up a Remote Cache on a Client Computer.

  3. Configure the firewall settings for application migration. For more information about configuring the firewall settings, see Application Migration Firewall.

Step 5: Create a Recovery Target for Azure

Create a recovery target for Azure Resource Manager. For more information, see Creating a Recovery Target for Azure.

Note: You can migrate only Azure user created images (templates) to the cloud.

Step 6: Migrate the SQL Database

Migrate the SQL databases to an Azure Resource Manager instance. For more information, see Performing SQL Database Application Migration.