Learn HCX – Topic 8 – Steps to Perform Reverse Migration

When we say reverse migration it means migration work load from cloud to on premises.

To perform reverse migration you need to log in to your on premises vCenter and click on HCX plugin.

Go to Migration tab and click on migrate virtual machine.


Now you need to tick mark reverse migration. Once you select reverse migration , your cloud vCenter inventory will be populated to you.

Now you  need to select virtual machine which you want to bring back to on premises and define  migration option shown in below screen shot. You have to specify the destination cluster, destination datstore , Type of disk provision and most important is type of migration (vmotion or bulk migration) and select or verify the correct VXLAN or VLAN where you want to place your machine. Once you define all option click next.


Review and click on  finish to start migration.HCX7

Monitor the task till it gets complete.

Related Topics:

Learn HCX – Topic 1 – What is HCX (Hybrid Cloud Extension) ?

Learn HCX – Topic 2 – What are the Components of HCX?

Learn HCX – Topic 3 – How to Obtain Activation Key for HCX?

Learn HCX – Topic 4 – Deployment and configuration of HCX

Learn HCX – Topic 5 – Site Pairing and Deploying Fleet Components

Learn HCX – Topic 6 – Type of Migration

Learn HCX – Topic 7:Steps to migrate virtual machine using HCX

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