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Migrate shares from on File to another File

  • 22 November 2023
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Hi all, I have two Nutanix Files (FS1 & FS2) created in the same cluster, FS1 has replication protection and 3 shares created (e.g. share1, share2, share3), FS2 is local protection only with 2 shares (e.g. share4, share5) created. Due to business need, share4 would need replication protection. Is there any way to migrate share4 from FS2 to FS1 online? 


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Hi, JackyC,

Not possible as online, if you have Files managed through PC, you can test SmartDR , which is share based and failover. or you can use robocopy/xcopy like solution to replicate data and disable the source.

 

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Nutanix Move can be considered for One time migration, incase if you are looking for sync replication then Smart DR can be considered. 

 

Smart DR facilitates share-level data replication and file-server-level disaster recovery. In the event of a planned or unplanned loss of service, you can restore write access to protected shares by failing-over to a recovery site file server. Protection policies indicate failover details, including the primary location, recovery location, and the replication schedule. 

https://portal.nutanix.com/page/documents/details?targetId=Files-Manager-v4_4:fil-fm-dr-c.html

 

 

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Thanks for all the answers. That really help.