Migrating existing file storage to Amazon FSx - Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Migrating existing file storage to Amazon FSx

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server has the features, performance, and compatibility to help you easily lift and shift enterprise applications to the AWS Cloud. The process of migrating to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server involves the following steps:

  1. Migrate your files to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. For more information, see Migrating existing file storage to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server.

  2. Migrate your file share configuration to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. For more information, see Migrating file share configurations to Amazon FSx.

  3. Associate your existing DNS name as a DNS alias for your Amazon FSx file system. For more information, see Associating a DNS alias with Amazon FSx.

  4. Cut over to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. For more information, see Cutting over to Amazon FSx.

You can find the details for each step in the process in the following sections.