You can add top-level recovery steps anywhere in the recovery plan. Top-level command steps are commands or scripts that you run on Site Recovery Manager Server during a recovery. You can also add steps that display message prompts that a user must acknowledge during a recovery.
- In the vSphere Web Client, select , and select a recovery plan.
- On the Monitor tab, click Recovery Steps.
- Use the View drop-down menu to select the type of recovery plan run to which to add a step.
Add a step to run when you test a recovery plan.
Add a step to run when you perform planned migration or disaster recovery
You cannot add steps in the cleanup or reprotect operations.
- Right-click a step before or after which to add a custom step, and select Add Step.
- Select Command on SRM Server or Prompt.
- In the Name text box, enter a name for the step.
The step name appears in the list of steps in the Recovery Steps view.
- In the Content text box, enter the commands for the step to run.
If you selected Command on SRM Server, enter the command or script to run.
If you selected Prompt, enter the text of the message to display during the recovery plan run.
- (Optional) Modify the Timeout setting for the command to run on Site Recovery Manager Server.
This option is not available if you create a prompt step.
- Select where in the sequence of steps to insert the new step.
Before selected step
After selected step
- Click OK to add the step to the recovery plan.