Posted On: Aug 2, 2022
VM Import/Export now supports migration of virtual machines that use Windows 11 operating system on AWS and launch instances using the imported images on EC2 Dedicated Hosts, and EC2 Dedicated Instances.
Windows 11 sets new hardware requirements for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 and Secure Boot support. Using VM Import/Export, you can now import your Windows 11 images by specifying the boot mode to uefi.
There is no additional cost for using VM Import/Export. VMIE support for Windows 11 is available in AWS GovCloud (US) and all public AWS Regions, with the exception of Amazon Web Services Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region. For more information on migrating Windows 11 - UEFI based virtual machines, refer to the VM Import/Export documentation. Read this blog to learn more about importing the Windows 11 images using VM Import/Export.