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

Setting up your private cloud environment

You can use your Google Cloud VMware Engine private cloud as a disaster recovery site for your on-premises site.
  1. Create a private cloud in the VMware Engine portal. See Creating a private cloud in the Google Cloud VMware Engine documentation.
  2. Set up private cloud networking for Site Recovery Manager. See Creating and managing subnets in the Google Cloud VMware Engine documentation.
  3. Set up the on-premises to cloud connectivity. You must use a site-to-site VPN or Cloud Interconnect. For more information, see the Google Cloud Cloud VPN documentation and the Google Cloud Cloud Interconnect documentation.
  4. Set up the infracstructure services in your private cloud. For more information, see Configuring disaster recovery using SRM in the Google Cloud VMware Egine documentation.

Setting up vSphere Relication and Site Recovery Manager on your Google Cloud VMware Engine private cloud

  1. Prepare a solution user account for installation. See Using solution user accounts in the Google Cloud VMware Egine documentation.
  2. 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.
  3. Configure firewall rules for the vSphere Replication appliance. See Firewall tables in the Google Cloud VMware Egine documentation.
  4. 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.
  5. Configure firewall rules for the Site Recovery Manager appliance. See Firewall tables in the Google Cloud VMware Egine documentation.
  6. Connect the Site Recovery Manager Instances on the Protected and Recovery Sites.
  7. Install the Site Recovery Manager License Key. See Install the Site Recovery Manager License Key.