Physical-to-Physical Server migration with Firewall Transversal

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A common tool that is used for X2P & X2V migrations is called PowerConvert from Platespin. Generally speaking the servers that are being migrated are put on the same internal network segment and therefore relatively easy to migrate. However, I wanted to examine how the process works if that is not the case and one or more of the elements are segregated by a firewall. There are three elements involved in the migration process: Source Server Destination Server Platespin Powerconvert Server The communication between these elements is over the following…read more