You can monitor the status of a protection group and determine the operation that is allowed in each state.

Table 1. Protection Group States

State

Description

Loading

Appears briefly while the interface is loading until the protection group status appears.

OK

Group is idle. All virtual machines are in OK state. You can edit the group.

Not Configured

Group is idle. Some virtual machines might not be in OK state. You can edit the group.

Testing

Group is used in a plan running a test. You cannot edit the group.

Test Complete

Group is used in a plan running a test. You cannot edit the group. Group returns to the OK or Not Configured state when cleanup is successful.

Cleaning Up

Group is used in a plan that is cleaning up after a test. You cannot edit the group. Group returns to the OK or Not Configured state when cleanup is successful. If cleanup fails, the group goes to the Testing state.

Recovering

Group is used in a plan that is running a recovery. You cannot edit the group. If recovery succeeds, the group goes to Recovered state. If recovery fails, group status changes to Partially Recovered.

Partially Recovered

Group is in a plan that completed a recovery, but recovery failed for some virtual machines. You can remove virtual machines, but cannot configure or restore them.

Recovered

Group is in a plan that successfully completed a recovery. You can remove virtual machines, but cannot configure or restore them.

Reprotecting

Group is used in a plan running reprotect. You cannot edit the group. Group returns to OK or Not Configured state when reprotect is successful. If reprotect fails, the group goes to Partially Reprotected state.

Partially Reprotected

The group is in a plan that failed a reprotect. You can remove virtual machines, but cannot configure or restore them.

Configuring Protection

Protection operations are in progress on virtual machines in the group.

Removing Protection

Removing protection from virtual machines in the group is in progress.

Restoring Placeholders

Creation of placeholders is in progress for virtual machines in the group.

Operations in Progress

A combination of at least one Configure Protection and one Remove Protection operations are in progress in the group.