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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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Chapter 3. Testing and Performing a Failover and Failback

In the previous chapter, you learned how to create protection groups and recovery plans. Recovery plans are nothing but precreated workflows for the recovery of failed sites. In this chapter, you will learn how to test the recovery plans that are already created, and how to use them to perform a failover, planned migration, reprotect, and failback.

Here is a list of topics that will be covered in this chapter:

  • Testing a recovery plan
  • Performing a planned migration
  • Performing a disaster recovery (failover)
  • Performing a forced recovery
  • Reprotecting an SRM site
  • Performing a failback to an SRM protected site
  • IPv4 customization rules
  • Configuring VM recovery properties

Testing a recovery plan

A recovery ...

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