This post will show how to move a VM from just about anywhere including Amazon AWS to Microsoft Windows Azure easily and for free using the Windows Azure Migrator tool available here:- http://www.azuremigrator.net
In order to carry out the steps below there must be a VM running in Amazon so you will need an Amazon account and Administrative RDP access. There should also be an Azure account in which to move it to of course.
- Log into the Amazon AWS virtual machine using RDP and open up http://www.azuremigrator.net in the browser.
- Click on install to set up the components or launch if this has already been done previously. Run the setup.exe program.
- Click Install
Once installed select the mode, we are going to Move the VM to Azure so click the second button.
- First a snapshot is created locally, currently only the OS drive is available, select Temp Storage…
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