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As per the release of SoftNAS 5 it'll be a requirement to migrate all pre-versions to the latest release since a 1 click-upgrade isn't supported. The newly-created AWS migrator script will assist in the migration process.


This article covers the basic required steps and key considerations to migrate an HA pair, replication pair or a single instance in AWS within the same VPC.


Below is a detailed outlined step by step guide and the requirements involved in migrating an existing AWS SoftNAS instances to new instances using the migrator script;


4.  Download the script from hereTo be posted soon and upload it to the SoftNAS instance (Source node in an HA or replication pair) and give it an executable permission using the below command


5. Run the script using the following arguments and provide the instance's password, see below example 

     # ./ --ha True --replication True --ami_id ami-123456gtuh --vip

Note: In an HA pair you'll need to specify both the HA and replication arguments and if you wish to change the AMI and the VIP you'll need to add that too if not it'll use your default settings.