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Azure Resource Mover

Simplify how you move multiple resources between Azure regions.

Seamlessly move your resources

Take advantage of Azure global infrastructure capabilities and seamlessly move your resources to the region that best suits your needs. Streamline the planning process to accelerate your move, and help protect your resources.

Performs dependency analysis on your resources

Ability to move into zone configuration for added resiliency

Unified and consistent experience for your move

Ability to control move commitment and execution

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Optimize your workload

Move your workload to the region that best meets your compliance, performance, resiliency, or capability needs. As Azure global infrastructure continues to expand into new regions and Availability Zones, take advantage of the opportunity to be closer to customers, comply with data residency requirements, and increase resiliency for applications.

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Plan with ease

Streamline the processes for identifying your Azure resources and analyzing the dependencies needed to plan your migration. Plan and test as many times as you need while enjoying a unified experience across all Azure resources.

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Orchestrate seamlessly

Effectively replicate Azure resources, configuration, and data in days or weeks, not months. As you prepare to move, save time by taking fewer steps and syncing data. Move multiple resources simultaneously through a unified and consistent experience.

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Move with confidence

Rest easy knowing that your resources are ready to move while staying intact at the source. Move your workloads within an encrypted Azure environment, enable test runs to confirm migration and testing, and automate rollback between final migration and committing after testing.

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

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Frequently asked questions about Azure Resource Mover

  • You can move the following Azure resources:

    • Azure Virtual Machines and associated disks
    • Network interface cards
    • Availability sets
    • Azure Virtual Network resources
    • Public IP addresses
    • Network security groups
    • Internal load balancers
    • Public load balancers
    • SQL databases
    • Elastic pools
    • Resource groups
  • The service supports moving from any public Azure region to any other public Azure region, and moving resources within regions in China.

  • Yes, you can move multiple resources in a single move. Depending on how much data each resource has, the time it takes to move multiple resources varies.

  • Yes, Availability Zones are supported depending on the availability in the target Azure region. Please refer to the Availability Zone region roadmap for more details.

  • No, Azure Resource Mover moves resources only between Azure public regions. Azure Migrate provides a central hub for assessment and migration and moves resources from on-premises environments to Azure.

  • You may perform as many test migrations as you'd like, so you have ample time to test and validate your migration. On your final migration, rollback is automated until your final commit. Even after committing, your original resources remain intact until you decide to delete them.

  • Yes, you can delete your source files after a move is completed.

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