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Disaster Recovery Using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager - Second Edition by Abhilash G B

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Creating resource, folder, and network mappings

Creating resource, folder, and network mappings facilitates further orchestration of the recovery plan that will be executed for either a planned migration or a failover. Without these mappings, you wouldn't be able to configure protection on the virtual machines and the protection status will indicate that these mappings are missing. We will learn more about protection groups in the next chapter.

Apart from being a requirement for creating protection groups, there are other use cases as well. Here are a few common ones:

Use cases

Mapping to use

If the designated recovery site runs other workloads, then you might want to create a separate folder for the VMs from the protected site

Folder mappings ...

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