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Secure communication for data migration

Configuring data migration with MultiStore requires communication between the source and the destination storage systems. During data migration, commands are sent from the destination storage system to the source storage system, and are authenticated by an administrative user name and password.

By default, the commands, and the authentication user name and password are sent in cleartext by using the RSH protocol.

To enable secure communication, you must enable SSL by using the secureadmin command on the default vFiler unit (vfiler0) context. In addition, you must use the -c secure option of the vfiler migrate command to send the commands, and the authentication user name and password by using the encrypted SSL protocol.

Note: When you use encrypted SSL protocol, ensure the following requirements are met: