Create Cloud Migration Allocation

Migrate your data from AWS to Züs.

This flow is triggered at your first login to Blimp, by choosing "Cloud Migration" or when you click the "Create New Allocation" button from the Cloud Migration allocation section from the Manage Allocation page.

A Cloud Migration allocation is a Normal (Multi-Cloud/Direct Storage) Allocation with a script that you run once which migrates your data from an AWS S3 to your allocation.

Pre-requisites: Get a cloud machine

To run the script, you need a machine with a public IP address which you'll be using while setting up your allocation. You can create a machine on any of the major cloud providers or setup your own on-premise machine with VPC. The specs of this machine varies according to your needs, but the minimum requirements are:

  • 2 CPU cores

  • 4GB RAM

Once you've created your machine and can ssh into it using its IP address, you're good to go.

Step 1-4: Create Multi-cloud allocation

This is exactly what we did in the Create Multi-Cloud Storage Allocation flow.

Step5: Generate the script

Enter the following data so you can get the generated script to run on your machine:


IP Address

The public IP address of your machine.

Bucket Name

The name of your AWS bucket where the data you need to migrate is found.

AWS Access Key ID

Needed so that the script can authenticate to your AWS account. Refer to this page of AWS documentation on how to create an AWS user for programmatic access. Make sure your user has granted access to control your S3 bucket.

AWS Secret Access Key

Needed so that the script can authenticate to your AWS account.

File Migration Options

Choose how you'd like the script to handle conflicts in your files.

Date Range

Range of date within which lies the data you want to migrate.

Step6: View your migration progress

In this screen, you can see the progress of migration of your data, as well as the migration logs in case of any error. You can cancel the migration process by clicking the "Cancel" button.

Once your data is completely migrated, you'll have the following options:

Run Migration Again

In case you want to remigrate your data.

View Migrated Files

Will take you to the File Management Pages to manage your migrated data.

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