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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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Configuring VM recovery properties

The VM recovery properties help in further customizing the recovery procedure at a per-VM level. Although, these properties are only available via a recovery plan, the changes made to these properties are retained for the VM, regardless of the recovery plan they would be included in.

Here are the properties that can be set on a protected virtual machine:

  • IP customization mode
  • Recovery properties
  • Priority group
  • VM dependencies
  • Shutdown action
  • Startup action
  • Pre-power on steps
  • Post-power on steps

Before we learn what each of these properties are, let's figure out how to get to the recovery properties of a protected virtual machine in a recovery plan. Here is how you do it:

  1. Navigate to the vCenter Server's inventory home, ...

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