This workflow allows you to add placeholder datastores for Site Recovery Manager to use to store placeholder virtual machines on the recovery site.


  1. Log in to the VMware Aria Automation Orchestrator Client as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Library > Workflows.
  3. In the Filter box, enter Add Placeholder Datastores and click Enter.
  4. Click the workflow and click Run.
  5. Enter the input parameters that the workflow requires, and click Run.
    Table 1. Add Placeholder Datastores Workflow Inputs
    Input Description
    Site Site Recovery Manager site where you want to add placeholder datastores.
    Unreplicated datastores The datastore, which contains the unprotected virtual machines.