Today we are using an external MSSQL database for our regular vCenter server. vCSA has an internal database of different type. If I decided to upgrade vCenter and in the process change to vCSA from a regular vCenter server, would I need to migrate the data from the MSSQL server or should I go for a clean install?
You would need to perform a clean install, as vCSA uses an Embedded vPostgres DB.
There are discussions, about supported SQL externally for vCSA see here:-
This is an issue that we can get adding / removing permissions in the vCSA 6.0. We can also have issues searching for users / groups in the AD (using your identify sources). This is how one of the ways to handle this issues and fix it.
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