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 settings.



    Skip the check for non-protected replica virtual machines while deactivating the protection site during Planned Migration. The default value is false.

    Select the checkbox to enable the value replication.disablePiggybackVmsCheckDuringDeactivate.

    Change the timeout in seconds to wait when creating a placeholder virtual machine. The default value is 300 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the replication.placeholderVmCreationTimeout text box.

    Change the timeout in seconds to wait for consistency group information to be replicated to the remote site before starting an online sync on that site. The default is 900 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the replication.protectionInfoSyncTimeout textbox.

  5. Click OK to save your changes.