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Before you install Google Workspace Migrate, make sure you meet the following system requirements.
Note: Google Workspace Migrate is only available to customers using a supported edition (above). For more information on how to register for the Google Workspace Migrate Beta program, go to this form.
Google Workspace Migrate requirements
- Supported runtime—Microsoft .NET 4.5 or later.
- Recommended operating system—Microsoft Windows Server 2016.
- Supported browser—Chrome Browser.
- At least 4 Windows Server machines:
- Platform server—One Windows Server with at least 4 cores, 16 GB of RAM, and 200 GB SSD.
- Database servers—2 Windows Servers, each with at least 16 cores, 64 GB of RAM, and a separate SSD for the database data. For the separate disk:
- MySQL—We recommend 1 TB per 200 million objects that you want to scan and migrate.
- CouchDB—At full logging, we recommend 1 TB per 40 million expected transactions. For detailed logging (errors only), we recommend 1 TB per 200 million expected objects.
For more information about the databases, go to Install the databases.
- Node servers—At least one Windows Server, each with at least 4 cores, 16 GB of RAM, and 200 GB SSD. You might need more than one node server. For details, go to How many node servers do I need?
- Set all Windows machines (virtual or physical) to the high-performance power plan.
- The platform and all nodes servers must have network access to all data sources.
- Each server must connect to the other servers from within the same network.
- Servers in the network should reside in close physical proximity.
- You must turn off Windows automatic updates.
- A super administrator account on your target Google Workspace domain.
- Access to the Google Cloud Platform Console.
- A user account in your target Google Workspace domain for each person whose data you want to migrate. For information on how to create user accounts, go to Options for adding users.
- A user license for your users to start using Google products or services. For details, go to How licensing works.
- Google Workspace services (for example, Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive) enabled in the Google Admin console on the target domain for users, as well as the admin. For details, go to Turn a service on or off for Google Workspace users.
- Turn on the Drive and Docs service in the Admin console on the target Google domain for users (including the admin user). For details, go to Turn Drive on or off for users.
- Your admin account must have the Drive and Docs privileges. The super admin role comes with these privileges enabled by default. For more information, go to Administrator privilege definitions (Drive & Docs).
- Make sure you're familiar with Shared drive limits. For more details on shared drives, go to Best practices for shared drives.
If you need help with setting up Google Workspace Migrate or planning a migration, contact a Google Cloud partner.
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