Strategy Recommendations application data collector - Migration Hub Strategy Recommendations

Strategy Recommendations application data collector

This section describes how to use the Strategy Recommendations application data collector.

For information about downloading and setting up an application data collector, see Step 1: Download the Strategy Recommendations collector.

Data collected by the Strategy Recommendations collector

This section describes the type of data that the Migration Hub Strategy Recommendations application data collector collects. An application data collector is an agentless data collector that identifies running applications on your servers, performs source code analysis, and analyzes your databases.

Data field

Description

OS type

Windows or Linux

OS version

The specific version of the OS. For example, Windows Server 2003, RHEL 5.2.

OS architecture

32-bit or 64-bit OS

Is Server VM

The server is a VM or a physical machine.

Virtualization software

For example, vCenter, Hyper-V.

Location

For example, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Console (Amazon EC2), or on-premises.

Is dualBoot

Allows booting into multiple OSs

Firmware type

BIOS, UEFI

Boot loader

GRUB, GRUB 2

Partition table type

MBR, GPT

CPU speed

CPU speed in GHz. For example, 2.4 GHz.

Windows OS data

Windows Edition

Standard, Data Center, Enterprise

.NET framework version

The version of the .NET framework installed.

.NET Core version

The version of .NET Core installed.

Linux data

Linux OS distribution

RHEL, CentOS, SUSE, and so on.

Kernel version

uname -r output, such as 4.9.217-0.1.ac.205.84.332.metal1.x86_64

For each disk volume

File system type

FAT32, NTFS, ReFS, ext4, jfs, and so on.

Disk volume size

Total disk size

Disk volume free space

Free disk space

Virtual disk image format

vmdk, vhd, vhdx

Disk type (Windows)

Basic, Dynamic

Application level data

Application name

The name of the running process. For example, SQLServr.exe, MSdtsservr.exe, and so on.

Application type

IIS, JBoss, Tomcat, and so on.

Programming language & version

C#, Java

JDK version

The version of the JDK installed.

Is source code available

If you provide a source code repository, it indicates that source code is available.

Application bit size

16-bit, 32-bit, 64-bit

Windows

.NET framework version used by app

The version of the .NET framework DLL being loaded at runtime for the application.

.NET Core version

The version .NET Core DLL being loaded at runtime for the application.

Uses WPF framework ?

Determines if the .NET based application is a type of WPF app or not.

Uses WCF framework ?

Determines if the .NET based application is a type of WCF app or not.

ASP.NET version

The version of ASP.NET.

IIS version

The version of IIS server installed on the Windows machine.

Application OS drivers bit size

32-bit, 64-bit

Windows registry usage

Queries the registry keys of the machine to find information like database version, Java version, .NET version, and so on.

All DLLs used by the application

Fetches the list of all the DLLs loaded at runtime by a Windows process.

PowerShell version

Checks the PowerShell version installed on the machine, which should be 5.1 or later.

Linux

Application framework type

Tomcat, Spring Boot, JBoss, WebLogic, WebSphere

Application framework version

The version of the application framework.

Database

Database type

MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, and so on.

Database version

The version of the database.

Remove your data from Strategy Recommendations

To have all your data removed from Strategy Recommendations, contact AWS Support and request full data deletion.

Upgrading the Strategy Recommendations collector

The Migration Hub Strategy Recommendations application data collector upgrades automatically. You can use the following procedure to manually upgrade the collector, if needed.

To upgrade the Strategy Recommendations collector

  1. Use the following command to connect to the collector VM using an SSH client.

    ssh ec2-user@CollectorIPAddress
  2. Change to the upgrade directory in the collector VM as shown in the following example.

    cd /home/ec2-user/collector/upgrades
  3. Use the following command to run the upgrade script.

    bash application-data-collector-upgrade