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Sophos Central Migration Tool helps administrators to move management of protected computers from Sophos Enterprise Console 5.0 and later to Sophos Central.
How does Sophos Central differ from Sophos Enterprise Console?
Find out how Sophos Central differs from Sophos Enterprise Console.
How does migration work?
Sophos Central Migration Tool checks whether you can migrate your computers and migrates them.
Get started with migration
Find out how to migrate your computers.
Consider possible issues with migration
Before you start migration, consider these issues, which may affect your planning.
Check the requirements for migration
Find out about the requirements for migration.
Install Sophos Central Migration Tool
Find out about the requirements for installing Sophos Central Migration Tool.
Check which computers can be migrated
Follow these instructions to check your computers.
Set up new policies
Sophos Central Migration Tool doesn't migrate your Sophos Enterprise Console policy settings.
Preserve group layouts
You can preserve your Sophos Enterprise Console groups in Sophos Central when you migrate.
Exclude computers from migration
Follow these instructions to exclude computers from migration.
Migrate computers
Follow these instructions to migrate your computers.
View migrated computers in Sophos Central
Follow these instructions to view your migrated computers.
Migrate the Sophos Enterprise Console management server
Follow these instruction to migrate your management server.
Troubleshooting
Uninstall Sophos Central Migration Tool
Follow these instructions to uninstall Sophos Central Migration Tool.
Roll back to Sophos Enterprise Console
After you migrate computers to Sophos Central, you can roll them back to Sophos Enterprise Console management.
View a computer readiness report
Follow these instructions to view the report.
View the logs
Sophos Central Migration Tool log files are in ProgramData.
Change which columns are shown
Follow these instructions to change the columns that are shown.
This guide describes how to use Sophos Central Migration Tool if any of the following apply:
Prepare remote Update Managers before migration
You may have "remote" Update Managers (Update Managers that aren't on the same server as the Sophos Enterprise Console management server).
Prepare a remote database before migration
If your installation of Sophos Enterprise Console uses a remote Sophos database, the Sophos Central Migration Tool installer can't automatically find and use that database.
Migrate a large number of computers
If you have a large number of computers, plan your migration to avoid high network bandwidth usage.
Migrate sub-estates
You can migrate computers according to the sub-estates they're in.
Migrate to multiple Sophos Central accounts or sub-estates
You can migrate computers managed by a single Sophos Enterprise Console server to more than one Sophos Central account.
Appendix: Sophos Migration Agent
Sophos Migration Agent is a command-line tool for distributing migration packages to the update locations used by computers that are managed by Sophos Enterprise Console.
Get additional help
To get help from Sophos Support:
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Sophos Central Migration Tool

Sophos Central Migration Tool helps administrators to move management of protected computers from Sophos Enterprise Console 5.0 and later to Sophos Central.

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