With this workflow you can create a Virtual Volumes 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 Virtual Volumes replication groups.


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