Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

Lohith
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Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

We have a vMX100 running in Azure West US. We plan to have in East Us(our new Azure setup). Do we have a possibility to move vMX to different region or should we deploy a new vMX. 

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UCcert
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Re: Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

Good question! If you had a physical device you could up sticks and move so the same theory should be applied here.

 

Following to see how this one transpires 

Darren O'Connor | uccert.co.uk
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Inderdeep
Kind of a big deal

Re: Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

@Lohith : I am not sure about it but I think you can do that. I would recommend to have two vMX for high availability 

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Inderdeep Singh
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PhilipDAth
Kind of a big deal

Re: Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

Delete (hint, you have to delete the managed application) and re-deploy.

 

Note that the VMX100 is now EOL and you can not purchase renewals anymore.  To upgrade a VMX100 to a VMX-[s|m|l] you have to delete and re-deploy it.

Depending on how much of your licence you have left, I would consider buying a new VMX licence and deploying that instead, to save you from having to re-delete and re-deploy again in the future.

 

https://meraki.cisco.com/product/security-sd-wan/virtual-appliances/vmx-medium/ 

Bruce
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Re: Migrate vMX100 from one Azure subscription to other.

You may want to try your luck and see if you can get your license converted to a VMX-M license, as per this document, https://documentation.meraki.com/General_Administration/Licensing/Meraki_Licensing, under the 'License Conversions' section.

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