You can adjust replication settings to modify how long Site Recovery Manager waits for the creation of virtual machine placeholders to finish.


  1. Click Sites in the Site Recovery Manager interface, right-click the site on which to change settings, and select Advanced Settings.
  2. Click replication.
  3. Change the replication.placeholderVmCreationTimeout setting to modify the number of seconds to wait when creating a placeholder virtual machine.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.