Start VMs / Instances Action

The topic covers the following actions of a Site Recovery Job:

  • Start VMware VMs

  • Start Microsoft Hyper-V VMs

  • Start Amazon EC2 Instances 

On the wizard’s page that opens, do the following:

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

    • Hosts & Clusters: Not available for AWS EC2. When chosen, the inventory tree displays all containers and VMs.

    • VMs & Templates. Available for VMware only. When chosen, the inventory tree displays VMware hosts, VMs, and VM templates.

    • AWS Accounts: Available for AWS EC2 only. When chosen, the inventory tree displays all AWS EC2 accounts along with their regions and available instances.

    • Policy: When selected, job policies can be used. Refer to Managing Job Policies for details.

      Switching to an alternative view resets your selection in the current view.

  2. Optionally, you can filter the inventory tree by entering a string into the Search box. You can enter a part of or the entire name of the item.

  3. Select at least one VMware/Hyper-V VM or Amazon EC2 instance in the inventory tree.

  4. Set the action options. Refer to Site Recovery Job Wizard: Actions for details.

  5. Click Save.

The page of the wizard closes and your Start VMs / Instances action is added to the Site Recovery Job.