To modify the replication settings of VMware Cloud Director organizations, as a service provider you can edit any existing replication policy.


  • Verify that VMware Cloud Director Availability is deployed in the cloud site.


  1. In the left pane under Configuration, click Policies.
  2. In the Policies page, select a replication policy and click Edit.
  3. In the Edit Policy window, modify the following replication policy settings and click Apply.
    Setting Value
    Policy name Enter a unique, case-sensitive name for the new policy.
    Incoming migrations Select to allow incoming migrations.
    Outgoing migrations Select to allow outgoing migrations.
    Incoming protections Select to allow incoming protections.
    Outgoing protections Select to allow outgoing protections.
    Custom SLA settings Select to allow custom SLA settings per replication. Deselect to allow only the SLA profiles to set the SLA settings.
    Max rotated instances per protection If incoming protections are selected, enter the maximum number of rotated instances per replication.
    Max stored instances per protection If incoming protections are selected, enter the maximum number of stored instances per replication.
    Minimum allowed RPO If incoming protections are selected, set the minimum allowed RPO by using the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) slider or by clicking the time ranges.
    Events and Notifications Select to allow users control of the event notifications.
    Limit the number of configured replications If incoming migrations or incoming protections or both are selected, enter the maximum number of replications.
    Bandwidth throttling Select whether to allow bandwidth throttling and if selected enter the maximum throughput per each VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Appliance.


You reconfigured the replication policy and all new replications that belong to organizations assigned with this policy must comply with the new replication policy settings.

What to do next

If there are conflicts between the edited replication policy and the existing replications, you must resolve the conflicts. For more information, see Replication Policy Conflicts.