To ensure a successful vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager deployments, follow the sequence of required tasks.

Setting up your private cloud environment

You can use your Oracle Cloud VMware Solution private cloud as a disaster recovery site for your on-premises site.
  1. Deploy an Oracle Cloud VMware Solution SDDC on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. See the Deploy a highly available VMware-based SDDC to the cloud Playbook in the Oracle Help Center.
  2. Configure the DNS settings for your SDDC. See Configure DNS for an Oracle Cloud VMware Solution SDDC in the Protect your VMware SDDC in the cloud against disasters Playbook.
  3. Configure the network and connectivity of your primary on-premiese site. See Configure the Primary Site in the Protect your VMware SDDC in the cloud against disasters Playbook.
  4. Configure the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution site. For more information, see Configure the Recovery Site in the Protect your VMware SDDC in the cloud against disasters Playbook.
  5. Pair the sites over FastConnect or IPSec VPN. For more information about FastConnect, see FastConnect in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation. For more information about IPSec VPN, see Site-to-Site VPN in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation.

Setting up vSphere Relication and Site Recovery Manager on your Oracle Cloud VMware Solution private cloud

  1. Deploy the vSphere Replication appliance on your private cloud. The procedure is the same as installing vSphere Replication on your on-premises site. See Installing and Setting Up vSphere Replication in the vSphere Replication Administration guide.
  2. Install Site Recovery Manager on your private cloud. The procedure is the same as the procedure for the on-premises installation. See Deploy the Site Recovery Manager Appliance.
  3. Connect the Site Recovery Manager Instances on the Protected and Recovery Sites.
  4. Install the Site Recovery Manager License Key.

For more information about the architecture and the different use cases, see Learn About Protecting your VMware SDDC in the Cloud Against Disasters in the Protect your VMware SDDC in the cloud against disasters Playbook.