Adding a Data Migration schedule

Data Migrator Administration Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

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You can add a data migration schedule in the NAS Manager.

Note: You must create a migration policy before you can schedule a migration.
  1. Navigate to Home > Storage Management > Data Migration.
  2. Click add in the Schedule section of the page to display the Add Data Migration Schedule page:

    The following table describes the fields on this page:

    Field/Item Description
    Data Migration Policy Select a migration policy from the list.
    Migration Type

    Choose from the following migration type options:

    Migrate Files: Select this option and then choose only once, daily, or weekly, from the list. Selecting the Once Only option causes the policy to run only once, at the specified date and time.

    Simulate Migration: Select this option to generate a report of files that would be migrated. Does not actually migrate files. Only run once.

    Report Migrated Files: Select this option to generate a report with a list of previously migrated files. Only run once. This option only applies to WFS/HNAS and does not apply to Data Migrator to Cloud.

    Date and Time to Start

    Specifies when the policy will run.

    From the calendar next to the field, select the start date for the policy's initial run. The selected date appears on the field.

    Enter the scheduled run time in a 24 hour setting (for example, 11:59 PM will be entered as 23:59). The current NAS Manager date and time are provided below for reference.

    Duration Type Choose from the following duration types:

    Run until migration completes indicates that the scheduled policy should run until it has completed.

    Suspend migration after x Hours:Minutes. Resume when the next schedule starts indicates the scheduled policy should be suspended after the time specified and resumed at the next scheduled interval. Note that this option only applies to Data Migrator to Cloud and not to WFS/HNAS.

  3. Verify your settings. Then click OK to save or cancel to decline.