All batch files, scripts, or commands for custom recovery steps that you add to a recovery plan must meet certain requirements.

When you create a command step to add to a recovery plan, make sure that it takes into account the environment in which it must run. Errors in a command step affect the integrity of a recovery plan. Test the command on Site Recovery Manager Server on the recovery site before you add it to the plan.

Site Recovery Manager Appliance

  • You must copy the script in the home directory of the admin user /home/admin.
  • You must change the access permission of the script so that the srm user can run it. For example, for a bash script, use the following command line:
    chmod 755
  • When you run the script, you must use the full path on the local host. For example, to run a bash script, use the following command:
    /bin/sh /home/admin/