Starting VMware Failover to Replica

Before starting a replica failover job for VMware, make sure that you have an active VMware replication job available. Refer to Creating VMware Replication Jobs for details.

To start the procedure of switching a VMware system workload to a backup VM, do the following:

  1. Click Recover in the Jobs menu.

  2. Click Replication failover for VMware in the VMware Full Recovery section. Note that the VMware replication job must have been completed successfully for this option to be available.

  3. Alternatively, select the relevant replication job and click Recover > Replication failover for VMware.

  4. Additionally, the failover can be performed by using the search function.

The New Replication Failover Job Wizard for VMware opens.