Learn SRM – Part 12 – Configure Recovery Plans in VMware SRM 6.5

In this article, we are going to cover Recovery Plan. We will see how you can create a Recovery plan. A recovery plan specifies how Site Recovery Manager recovers the virtual machines in the protection groups that it contains. You can include one or more protection groups in a recovery plan.

Step by Step Guide: –

  • Login to Site Recovery Manager Console. To do so, go to Web Client and Open vCenter Server. Go to Home Page and Click on Site Recovery.
  • Under Site Recovery Console, Click on Recovery Plans. You will get Objects tab there. Click on Create Recovery Plans.

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  • Enter a name for Recovery Plan and Select a location for this recovery plan. Click on Next.

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  • Select the site to which the VMs in this plan will recover. Here I have choosed my Recovery Site. Click on Next.

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  • Select Protection Group you want to add to this Recovery Plan. You can add more than one Protection Groups in a Recovery Plan. Click on Next.

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  • Select the test networks and Click on Next.

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  • Recovery Plan is Ready to Complete. Click on Finish.

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  • Review the Recovery Plan under Recovery Plan tab.

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That’s all from Site Recovery Manager Configuration part. SRM is ready to execute DR. Now in next article, we will see how to execute test and Disaster Recovery. Stay Tuned.

Take a look in below topics, explore and learn Site Recovery Manager: –