This topic describes what you need to prepare before migration.

Baidu Object Storage

  • Estimate the amount of data to be migrated.
    Estimate the size and number of files to be migrated. Log on to the BOS console, click the name of the bucket to be migrated, and then check the size and number of objects (files).
    Note To ensure a successful migration, you need to enter an appropriate size and number of files when creating a migration job.
  • Create an Access Key ID and Secret Access Key for migration.

    Log on to the BOS console, and choose Authorization > Access Key to view the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key.

Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS)

  • Create an OSS bucket

    Create a destination OSS bucket to store the migrated data. For more information, see Create a bucket.

  • Create and authorize a RAM user
    1. Log on to the RAM console.
    2. Choose Identities > Users > Create User.
    3. Select Console Password Logon and Programmatic Access, and then enter the required RAM user information.
    4. Click OK to save the generated RAM username, password, AccessKey ID, and AccessKey Secret.
    5. Find the RAM user, and click Add Permissions to grant the OSS read/write permission (AliyunOSSFullAccess) and Data Transport management permission (AliyunMGWFullAccess) to the RAM user. The following figure shows the authorization page.Add permissions
    6. In the left-side navigation pane, select Overview, click the link in the RAM user logon section, and enter the username and password of the new RAM user to log on to the console.Retrieve the RAM user logon address