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Version: 1.19.1

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You can use the LiveData Migrator UI or CLI to manage resources and migrate data.

If you want to use the UI to operate LiveData Migrator, register your LiveData Migrator account after installation. If you want to use the CLI to operate LiveData Migrator, you're ready to sign in.

LiveData UI#

The LiveData UI can manage multiple LiveData Migrator instances from one convenient interface. It is designed to be intuitive and contains on-screen instructions to help you perform migrations and configuration tasks successfully.

The UI is available on port 8081 on your LiveData Migrator host. For example, if you are running LiveData Migrator on a host named myldmhost.example.com, the URL is:

http://myldmhost.example.com:8081

Register your user account#

You'll be asked to register the first time you use the UI. Fill in the registration form to create your user account.

Internet access from the host is not required, but when it is available, you'll be sent confirmation of your registration. We'll use your registration information to send you important information about your LiveData Migrator account, such as a reminder before your license expires. You can also opt in to receive additional product updates.

For more information about account management in the UI, see Configuring the LiveData UI.

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If you need to reset the admin user password at any time and cannot do so with the associated email address, refer to these instructions.

Add LiveData Migrator instances#

If you have additional LiveData Migrator instances, these can be managed in the LiveData UI.

Follow these steps to add an instance of LiveData Migrator:

  1. On the LiveData UI dashboard, select + under Products to add a new product.
  2. On the Connect to a New Product page, select LiveData Migrator.
  3. Fill in the LiveData Migrator instance details:
    • Product name - Give your LiveData Migrator instance a name (for example, LDM-02).
    • Hostname or IP address - Enter the fully qualified domain name or IP address of the LiveData Migrator host machine (for example, myldm02host.example.com).
    • LiveData Migrator Port - Enter the LiveData Migrator port (for example, 18080).
    • Connect to Hive Migrator - If you LiveData Migrator instance has the Hive Migrator service running as well, check this box to connect to it.
      • Hive Migrator port - Enter the Hive Migrator port (for example, 6780).
    • Use Basic Authentication - If basic authentication is enabled on your LiveData Migrator instance, check this box and supply the credentials:
      • Username - Enter the LiveData Migrator instance username for basic authentication (for example, admin).
      • Password - Enter the LiveData Migrator instance password for basic authentication (for example, password).
  4. Select Connect once all details have been filled.

You will be taken to the LiveData Migrator Overview page once the UI has connected to the instance. The new LiveData Migrator instance will also be displayed on the dashboard in the Products section.

Rename LiveData Migrators#

Follow these steps if you want to rename a LiveData Migrator instance from the UI:

  1. On the LiveData UI dashboard, select the LiveData Migrator instance that you want to rename in the Products section (for example, LDM-02).
  2. Select Configuration -> LiveData Migrator when viewing the instance.
  3. Rename the instance under LiveData Migrator Configuration -> Name.

Remove LiveData Migrators#

Follow these steps if you want to remove a LiveData Migrator instance from the UI:

  1. On the LiveData UI dashboard, select the LiveData Migrator instance that you want to remove in the Products section (for example, LDM-02).
  2. Select Configuration -> LiveData Migrator when viewing the instance.
  3. Select the option to Remove the LiveData Migrator (this will also remove the associated Hive Migrator instance as well).
  4. Choose the Remove option in the pop-up.

The LiveData Migrator instance will no longer display on the dashboard.

LiveData Migrator CLI#

You can use the LiveData Migrator command line interface (CLI) to create and manage resources in LiveData Migrator, and migrate data and metadata.

Run the following command to sign in to the LiveData Migrator CLI:

livedata-migrator

The command prompt then loads and automatically connects to the LiveData Migrator services located on your host.

Next steps#

Ready to migrate data? Configure your filesystem to start.