18.5 Prerequisites for Installing Azure VM Agent

PlateSpin Migrate provides the ability to automatically install Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Agent on target Windows and Linux workloads at cutover and test cutover. The minimum requirements for the source workloads are:

  • Windows: Microsoft Azure supports Azure VM Agent only for workloads running Windows Server 2008 R2 and higher.

  • Linux: Before you add the source Linux workload to Migrate, ensure that it meets the following requirements:

    • PlateSpin Migrate requires Python 2.7 or higher to be installed on the source workload.

    • The source Linux workload must also meet minimum Azure Linux Agent requirements and system dependencies. See Understanding and Using the Azure Linux Agent in the Microsoft Azure Documentation.