You can edit replication settings to modify how long Site Recovery Manager waits for the creation of virtual machine placeholders to finish.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, click Site Recovery > Open Site Recovery.
  2. On the VMware Site Recovery home tab, select a site pair and click Open.
  3. In the left pane click Configure > Advanced Settings > Replication.
  4. Click Edit to change the settings.

    Option

    Action

    Skip the check for non-protected replica virtual machines while deactivating the protection site during Planned Migration. The default value is false.

    Move the slider to enable the value replication.disablePiggybackVmsCheckDuringDeactivate.

    Note:

    The setting is not supported in Site Recovery Manager 8.0.

    Change the timeout in seconds to wait when creating a placeholder virtual machine. The default value is 300 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the replication.placeholderVmCreationTimeout text box.

    Periodically poll the virtual machines in storage policy protection groups for missing mappings and report a warning if any mappings are missing that can cause the storage policy protection group recovery to fail. The default value is false.

    Move the slider to change the value replication.pollForMissingInventoryMappings to true.

    Note:

    The setting is not supported in Site Recovery Manager 8.0.

    Change the timeout in seconds to wait for consistency group information to be replicated to the remote site before starting an online sync on that site. The default is 900 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the replication.protectionInfoSyncTimeout textbox.

    Note:

    The setting is not supported in Site Recovery Manager 8.0.

    Change the interval in seconds to poll the storage policy protection groups and missing inventory mappings. The default value is 120 seconds.

    Enter a new value in the replication.protectionPollInterval textbox.

    Note:

    The setting is not supported in Site Recovery Manager 8.0.

  5. Click OK to save your changes.