Miller8500
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vSphere 6.7 license issue

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Installed vSphere 6.7 on Windows 2016 server, added Hosts, tried vMotion and I get a license error. vSphere is on the evaluation license and the Hosts are on vSphere 6 Essentials Plus. Attached snippets of error and licenses. I was trying to use the Migrate function to move the storage of a VM server from a shared storage to a different shared storage. I receive the license error when I am in the compatibility step of the Migrate wizard and I can not move past it. What am I missing? 

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a_p_
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vMotion, and Storage vMotion are two different things.

vMotion migrates workloads (VMs) from one host to another, letting the storage in place.
Storage vMotion is the process of migrating the VM's files to another datastore?

Anyway, what Essentials Plus supports is "Change both compute resource and storage", which even supports migrating VMs between hosts without shared datastores. A requirement for this is to specify another storage as well as another host in the migration wizard.

André

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a_p_
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vMotion, and Storage vMotion are two different things.

vMotion migrates workloads (VMs) from one host to another, letting the storage in place.
Storage vMotion is the process of migrating the VM's files to another datastore?

Anyway, what Essentials Plus supports is "Change both compute resource and storage", which even supports migrating VMs between hosts without shared datastores. A requirement for this is to specify another storage as well as another host in the migration wizard.

André

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Miller8500
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I am only trying to move the storage, which is an option when going through the Migrate wizard. I receive the error when I select the new storage during the compatibility stage of the Migrate wizard.

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Miller8500
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I should add to my original post, I was trying to use the Migrate function to move the storage of a VM server from a shared storage to a different shared storage. I receive the license error when I am in the compatibility step of the Migrate wizard and I can not move past it. What am I missing? 

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