.vhdx virtual disk files. As Microsoft Azure is running Hyper-V as well and also supports both virtual disk types, the migration is quite easy.
In this scenario, we assume the virtual machine can be switched off during the migration to Microsoft Azure. If you cannot afford much downtime, you can use the free Azure Migration Accelerator tool.
The steps involved in migration are:
.vhdfiles to Microsoft Azure using one of the methods described in the previous chapters.