This article explains how to install FSA Migrator on to a target server. This can be an application server solely for running FSA Migrator, or if the environment where FSA Migrator is being deployed is small, it can be an existing Enterprise Vault server.
It’s essential to have a working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems used in the deployment
  • Enterprise Vault
  • How Enterprise Vault is deployed in the environment
  • An overview of where to restore data to
  • The networking infrastructure between the systems in the environment


Installation of FSA Migrator is a simple and driven by a wizard. More information about the minimum and recommended requirements for FSA Migrator is located here.

Starting Installation

Start the installation of FSA Migrator by running the MSI. In the first part of the wizard the list of components which will be installed will be shown, along with the installation path. These can be changed if required.

Provide Vault Service Account credentials

The wizard requires the Enterprise Vault Service Account credentials.

SQL Database for FSA Migrator data

FSA Migrator requires a SQL Server database to be created in order to store configuration information. The installation will ask for the instance name to be supplied.
Note: The installation wizard will not proceed until access to the specified instance has been successfully verified.

License file

The installation wizard requires the license file which was provided with the FSA Migrator product.

Software Installation

After entering all the required information in to the wizard it will begin the software installation, including the creation of the required SQL database.


After a few minutes the installation should complete successfully. The software will be installed and a SQL database to hold metadata will have been created.

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