You create a recovery plan to establish how Site Recovery Manager recovers virtual machines.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, select Site Recovery > Recovery Plans.
  2. On the Objects tab, click the icon to create a recovery plan.
  3. Enter a name and description for the plan, select a folder, then click Next.
  4. Select the recovery site and click Next.
  5. Select one or more protection groups for the plan to recover, and click Next.
  6. Click the Test Network value, select a network to use during test recovery, and click Next.

    The default option is to create an isolated network automatically.

  7. Review the summary information and click Finish to create the recovery plan.