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Mid-Size Data Migration Utility Recommendations

  • 19 November 2020
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I’m looking for some possible suggestions for utilities to move SMB file shares to Nutanix Files. I’ve read most (if not all) the documentation in the portal and I’ve even migrated a few of these shares using robocopy (not without some learning experiences). However, most of the shares I have to migrate are 500 GB - 1.5 TB and business critical. Frankly,  I’m not looking for any additional Robocopy learning experiences. So, I’m looking around for a good utility somewhere between Robocopy and Miria’s Atempo. The solution doesn’t have to be free but I don’t want overkill. Any suggestion?

It may be worth adding that I am using Windows DFS as well. The source shares are DFS targets and I’m pointing the DFS targets to the Nutanix File Shares after migrating the files. 


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Hi DenaliDan,

In the hope that it might be helpful, in addition to the Atempto, there are two other tools that Nutanix recommends: DobiMigrate and Peer Software.

Nutanix Files Migration Guide: Third-Party Tools

 

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