Failover VMware VMs Action

Please refer to the following sections on adding a Failover VMware VMs action to your Site Recovery job:

Failover VMware VMs: VMs

On this step of the wizard, do the following:

  1. In the left pane of the page, choose either of the following inventory views:

    • Jobs & Groups: When selected, the inventory tree displays groups, jobs, and backups of the appropriate hypervisor. You can select the required replica from the list of replication jobs.

    • Policy: When selected, job policies can be used. Refer to Managing Job Policies for details. If the items were selected in alternate views, a dialog box opens warning you that switching to the Policy view will reset your current selection. Click Switch View to confirm switching to the Policy view. Make sure that at least one item matches the available set of policy rules. Refer to Managing Policy Rules for details.

  2. Select one or more source VMware VMs in the left pane and then select a recovery point for each source VM in the right pane.

  3. Click Next to go to the Options page.

Failover VMware VMs: Options

On this page of the wizard, do the following:

  1. Select Power off source VMs to power off the production workloads during the failover. Note that this will take place only in production mode; no workloads will be powered on in test mode.

  2. In the Action options section, set the options for your action. Refer to Site Recovery Job Wizard: Actions for details.

  3. Click Save

The Options page closes and your Failover VMware VMs action is added to the Site Recovery Job.