This use case provides instructions on the most popular scenario for setting up
VMware Site Recovery in your environment - with an on-premises protected site and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC recovery site.
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Activate VMware Site Recovery at the Recovery Site To use the VMware Site Recovery service, you must activate VMware Site Recovery at the recovery site on VMware Cloud™ on AWS.
Deploy the vSphere Replication Virtual Appliance vSphere Replication is distributed as an OVF virtual appliance.
Register the vSphere Replication Appliance with vCenter Single Sign-On You must configure the vSphere Replication Appliance to connect to a vCenter Server on the on-premises site.
Deploy the Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance To run Site Recovery Manager and its associated services on the preconfigured Site Recovery Manager Appliance, you deploy the appliance at the on-premises site.
Configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance to Connect to a vCenter Server To start protecting virtual machines, you must configure the Site Recovery Manager Appliance to connect to a vCenter Server instance on both the protected and the recovery sites.
Set the NSX-T Edge Management Gateway Firewall Rules for VMware Site Recovery To enable VMware Site Recovery on your SDDC environment that uses VMware NSX-T ®, you must create firewall rules between your on-premises data center and the Management Gateway. After the initial firewall rules configuration, you can add, edit or delete any rules as needed.
Validate Network Connectivity for VMware Site Recovery Use the VMware Cloud on AWS console Troubleshooting tab tests to check that all required network connectivity from your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC to the remote site is in place.
Connect the Site Recovery Manager Server Instances on the Protected and Recovery Sites Before you can use VMware Site Recovery, you must connect the Site Recovery Manager Server and vSphere Replication instances on the protected and the recovery sites. This procedure is known as site pairing.
Establish a Client Connection to the Remote Site Recovery Manager Server Instance After you connect the Site Recovery Manager Server instances, you must establish a client connection to the remote Site Recovery Manager Server instance.