You can modify the default values that the Site Recovery Manager Server at the protected site uses to determine whether the Site Recovery Manager Server at the remote site is available.

About this task

Site Recovery Manager monitors the connection between the protected site and the recovery site and raises alarms if the connection breaks. You can change the criteria that cause Site Recovery Manager to raise a connection event and change the way that Site Recovery Manager raises alarms.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, click Site Recovery > Sites, and select a site.
  2. On the Manage tab, click Advanced Settings.
  3. Click Remote Site Status.
  4. Click Edit to modify the settings.

    Option

    Action

    Change the number of failed pings before raising a site down event. The default value is 5.

    Enter a new value in the remoteSiteStatus.panicDelay text box.

    Change the number of remote site status checks (pings) to try before declaring the check a failure. The default value is 2.

    Enter a new value in the remoteSiteStatus.pingFailedDelay text box.

    Change the interval at which Site Recovery Manager checks whether the Site Recovery Manager Server at the remote site is available. The default value is 300 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the remoteSiteStatus.pingInterval text box. If you specify a value for remoteSiteStatus.pingInterval that is less than the configured value for connections.drPingInterval, Site Recovery Manager resets the configured value. You can edit the connections.drPingInterval value in the vmware-dr.xml file. If the value specified for the remoteSiteStatus.pingInterval is out of range, an error message appears: Setting for remoteSiteStatus.pingInterval is out of permitted range.

  5. Click OK to save your changes.