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


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, click Site Recovery > Sites, and select a site.
  2. On the Manage tab, click Advanced Settings.
  3. Click Replication.
  4. Click Edit to change the replication.placeholderVmCreationTimeout setting to modify the number of seconds to wait when creating a placeholder virtual machine.

    The default value is 300.

  5. Click OK to save your changes.