The workflow enables protection for a virtual machine and creates a placeholder virtual machine on the recovery site.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Library > Workflows.
  3. In the search box, enter Protect Virtual Machine and click Enter.
  4. Click the workflow and click Run.
  5. Enter the input parameters that the workflow requires, and click Run.
    Table 1. Protect Virtual Machine Workflow Inputs
    Input Description
    Protection Group Protection group on the local Site Recovery Manager site.
    VM Virtual machine with enabled replication.