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Version: 1.20.0

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You can use the WANdisco® UI or CLI to manage resources and migrate data.

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

WANdisco UI#

The WANdisco UI can manage multiple Data 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 Data Migrator host. For example, if you're running Data 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 Data 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 WANdisco 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 Data Migrator instances#

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

Follow these steps to add an instance of Data Migrator:

  1. On the dashboard, select + under Products to add a new product.
  2. On the Connect to a New Product page, select LiveData Migrator.
  3. Enter the Data Migrator instance details:
    • Product name - Give your Data Migrator instance a name (for example, LDM-02).
    • Hostname or IP address - Enter the fully qualified domain name or IP address of the Data Migrator host machine (for example, myldm02host.example.com).
    • LiveData Migrator Port - Enter the Data Migrator port (for example, 18080).
    • Connect to Hive Migrator - If you Data 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 Data Migrator instance, check this box and enter the credentials:
      • Username - Enter the Data Migrator instance username for basic authentication (for example, admin).
      • Password - Enter the Data Migrator instance password for basic authentication (for example, password).
  4. Select Connect once all details have been filled.

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

Rename Data Migrators#

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

  1. On the dashboard, select the Data 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 Data Migrators#

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

  1. On the dashboard, select the Data 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 Data Migrator (this also removes the associated Hive Migrator instance as well).
  4. Select the Remove option in the pop-up.

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

WANdisco CLI#

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

Run the following command to sign in to the CLI:

livedata-migrator

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

See Connect to the WANdisco CLI for more information on the CLI.

Next steps#

Ready to migrate data? Configure your filesystem to start.