You can run a recovery plan under planned circumstances to migrate the virtual machines of the analytics cluster of vRealize Operations Manager from Region A to Region B. You can also run a recovery plan under unplanned circumstances if Region A suffers an unforeseen event that might result in data loss.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.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 Home menu, select Site Recovery.
  3. On the Site Recovery home page, click Sites and double-click the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object to open its site configuration.
  4. Click Recovery Plans and click the vROps-RP recovery plan.
  5. On the vROps-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 failover of the analytics cluster.




    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 vRealize Operations Manager failover.

What to do next

Perform the steps required to verify the operation of and reprotect the system.

  • Verify that vRealize Operations Manager is up and functions flawlessly after failover. See Validate vRealize Operations Manager in the Operational Verification documentation.

  • Prepare vRealize Operations Manager for failback by reprotecting the virtual machines of the analytics cluster in Site Recovery Manager. See Reprotect vRealize Operations Manager.