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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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Recovering virtual machines

We have described how to configure replication for the virtual machines. The story will remain half-told, however, if we do not cover how to recover virtual machines using their replicas. You can perform a recovery only at the site target site. In other words, you will be presented with an option to initiate a recovery only at the site which has seen the incoming replication.

The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to perform a recovery:

  1. Connect to the vCenter Server managing the remote site and navigate to the inventory home.

    Note

    If there is only one vCenter Server managing both the protected and recovery sites, then vSphere Replication's monitor tab will show both the outgoing and incoming replication ...

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