Server Migration Center (SMC) can migrate one or more source servers to Alibaba Cloud. Source servers can be servers in data centers, servers on other cloud platforms, servers of other types, or virtual machines. This topic describes the migration process of SMC.

When you use SMC to migrate source servers to Alibaba Cloud, you must complete relevant settings on the source server and in the SMC console. You must import the information of the source server to the SMC console, and then create and run a migration task in the SMC console. Perform the following steps:
  1. Before you begin
  2. Step 1: Import the information of a migration source
    1. Download and decompress the SMC client package.
    2. Run the SMC client.
  3. Step 2: Create and start a migration task
    1. Create a migration task.
    2. Start the migration task.
    3. View the migration status and perform other operations.