You can add top-level recovery steps anywhere in the recovery plan. Top-level command steps are commands or scripts that you run on Site Recovery Manager Server during a recovery. You can also add steps that display message prompts that a user must acknowledge during a recovery.
You have a recovery plan to which to add custom steps.
- In the vSphere Client or the vSphere Web Client, click .
- On the Site Recovery home tab, select a site pair, and click View Details.
- On the Recovery Plans tab, select a recovery plan, and click Recovery Steps.
- Use the View drop-down menu to select the type of step that you want to add.
Option Description Test Steps Add a step to run when you test a recovery plan. Recovery Steps Add a step to run when you perform planned migration or disaster recovery.You cannot add steps in the cleanup or reprotect operations.
- Select where to add the step.
- To add a step before a step, right-click the step, and select Add Step Before.
- To add a step after the last step, right-click the last step, and select Add Step After.
- Select Command on SRM Server or Prompt.
- In the Name text box, enter a name for the step.
The step name appears in the list of steps in the Recovery Steps view.
- In the Content text box, enter a command, script, or message prompt.
- If you selected Command on SRM Server, enter the command or script to run.
- If you selected Prompt, enter the text of the message to display during the recovery plan run.
- (Optional) Modify the Timeout setting for the command to run on Site Recovery Manager Server.
This option is not available if you create a prompt step.
- Click Add to add the step to the recovery plan.
What to do next
You can right-click the newly created step and select options to edit, delete, or add steps before and after it.