Use Blimp for Cloud Migration

This page provides detailed instructions on how to use blimp for cloud migration.

  1. Begin by signing up for Blimp. Upon successful signup, you will be directed to the Blimp homepage.

2. On the Blimp homepage click on "+ Create Allocation."

  1. Select "Cloud Migration" and confirm your choice.

  1. Provide the necessary Allocation Settings and click on "Confirm."

  1. Afterward, click on "Add," and the selected blobber will be displayed in the Preferred Blobbers section.

  1. Scroll down and click on Confirm.

  1. Confirm Token Amount for Storage.

  1. Review the details and click on "Confirm."

  1. If you already have a ZCN balance, you can make the payment using your existing balance. If not, you can purchase ZCN in exchange for ERC-20 tokens. Instructions on how to buy ZCN for storage .In this case, we will pay from the existing balance.

  1. Now, input your AWS EC2 instance IP and other required details (as shown in the screenshot below)

  1. Once you have entered all the required information, simply click on the "Generate Script" button. The button is highlighted in the screenshot below.

  1. Blimp will generate a script that you should copy and paste into your terminal. Refer to the screenshot below.

  1. Run the script on your server to automate the migration process from S3 buckets to allocations. Refer to the screenshot below for reference.

  1. Once the migration is successfully completed, click on "I have executed the script" within the Blimp app

  1. You will now be able to view the Migration status in the Blimp app. To access the migration logs, click on "View Migration Logs."

  1. Here is a sample summary of the migration logs for your reference.

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