With this workflow you can create a vVols protection group.

You can run the List VMs in a vVol Replication Group workflow before you run the Create vVol Protection Group, to locate your virtual machines among the vVols replication groups.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Library > Workflows.
  3. In the search box enter Create vVol Protection Group and press Enter.
  4. Click the workflow and click Run.
  5. Enter the input parameters that the workflow requires, and click Run.
    Table 1. Create vVols Protection Group Workflow Inputs
    Input Description
    Protection Folder Folder under local Site Recovery Manager site in which the protection group is placed.
    Name vVols protection group name.
    Description Short description.
    Fault Domain Selecting a fault domain prevents you from selecting vVols replication groups from different domains.
    Replication Groups List of vVols replication groups that you want to include in the vVols protection group (only unprotected vVols replication groups can be selected.)