We have a Sentinel 7.2 appliance instance running in VMware today and we
are getting a more powerful physical server for Sentinel.

My plan is to run Sentinel 7.2 appliance ISO on the new physical server.
The virtual server will be decommissioned.

What is the best way to transfer the configuration?

I'm thinking of:

1) Patch the virtual and physical appliances to the same Sentinel version.

2) Stop the Sentinel service on the virtual appliance.

3) Run the backup_util.sh script.

4) Restore the backup on the new physical appliance.

The question is what happens when the physical appliance has a different
IP-adress/hostname, does that matter from a backup/restore perspective?

Any gotchas, caveats that I should think of?