You can temporarily remove protection from a replicated virtual machine in an array-based replication, vVols replication, or vSphere Replication protection group without removing it from its protection group.

Note: You cannot temporarily remove protection from virtual machines in storage policy protection groups.

Procedure

  1. On the Site Recovery home tab, select a site pair, and click View Details.
  2. Click the Protection Groups tab, select a protection group, and on the right pane, click the Virtual Machines tab.
  3. Right-click a virtual machine and click Remove Protection.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of protection from the virtual machine.