6.6 Specifying Credentials to Access Sources and Targets

For a migration job to execute properly, you must provide valid credentials for your source and target.

Table 6-1 Source and Target Credentials




User Name

Account username with local or domain-level administrative privileges. Use this format:

  • For domain member machines: authority\principal

  • For workgroup member machines: hostname\principal

Root or root-level username.


Valid password for the specified username.

Valid password for the specified username.

When setting up a migration job, you can validate the provided credentials and save them for future migration jobs that use the same source and target.

To specify source and target credentials: