Storage Migration Service in Production Environment

Copper Contributor

I have a small NAS with 1.2 Tb of data to migrate. It is running Server 2003 and isn't particularly fast, but it isn't bound up currently and keeps up with requests.  It's just time to finally get it off our domain.

Can Storage Migration be run during production hours? Does the service manage files as they have been copied and clean up so the most recent saved version is on the new server at the end of the process?

I see I can re-run jobs to check for any new versions, but I am wondering if I can run the initial transfer during production hours?

My biggest constraint is that our maintenance window for computer upgrades is only Sunday 12:01 AM to Sunday 6:00 PM.  I am worried about the total transfer time.

I appreciate your thoughts and comments.

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