You can run a recovery plan under planned circumstances to migrate the virtual machines of vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business from Region B to Region A. You can also run a recovery plan under unplanned circumstances if Region B suffers an unforeseen event that might result in data loss.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the vSphere Web Client Home menu, click Site Recovery.
  3. On the Site Recovery home page, click Sites and double-click the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object to open its site configuration.
  4. Click Recovery Plans and click the vRA-vRO-vRB-RP recovery plan.
  5. On the vRA-vRO-vRB-RP page, click the Monitor tab and click Recovery Steps.
  6. Click the Run Recovery Plan icon to run the recovery plan and initiate the failback of the cloud management platform.




    The Recovery wizard appears.

  7. On the Confirmation options page, configure the following settings and click Next.

    Confirmation Option

    Value

    I understand that this process will permanently alter the virtual machines and infrastructure of both the protected and recovery datacenters

    Selected

    Recovery type

    Planned Migration





  8. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish to initiate failback of the cloud management platform.
  9. Perform the steps required to verify the operation of and reprotect the system.
    1. Verify that vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business VMs are up and function flawlessly after failback.

      See Validate vRealize Automation in the Operational Verification document.

    2. Prepare vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business Server for failover by reprotecting the virtual machines of the vRealize Automation components in Site Recovery Manager.

      See Reprotect the Cloud Management Platform in the Reprotect of the SDDC Management Applications documentation.