After you create the recovery plan for the Cloud Management Platform VMs, configure startup priority.

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 of the vSphere Web Client, select Site Recovery.
  3. On the Site Recovery home page, click Sites and select the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local protected site.
  4. On the Related Objects tab, click Recovery Plans and click the vRA-vRO-vRB-RP recovery plan to open it.




  5. On the Recovery Plan page, click the Releated Objects tab and click Virtual Machines.
  6. Change the priority of the vra01mssql01.rainpole.local VM.
    1. Under Virtual Mchine, right-click vra01mssql01.rainpole.local and select All Priority Actions  > 1 (Highest).




    2. In the Change Priority dialog box, click Yes to confirm.
  7. Repeat the previous step to reconfigure the priorities of the following VMs.

    VM Name

    Priority

    vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

    2

    vra01vro01b.rainpole.local

    2

    vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

    2

    vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

    2

    vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

    3

    vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

    3

    vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

    4

    vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

    4

    vra01dem01.rainpole.local

    5

    vra01dem02.rainpole.local

    5

    vra01bus01.rainpole.local

    5

  8. Configure the VM dependencies. 
    1. Right-click vra01svr01a.rainpole.local in the recovery plan and select Configure Recovery.
    2. In the VM Recovery Properties dialog box, expand the VM Dependencies section and click Configure.
    3. Select vra01vro01a.rainpole.local, click OK, and click OK.




  9. Repeat the previous step to configure additional VM dependencies for the following VMs.

    VM Name

    Priority

    VM Dependencies

    vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

    2

    Depends on vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

    vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

    3

    Depends on vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

    vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

    4

    Depends on vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

  10. Configure additional startup delay for the second IaaS Web Server instance and the IaaS Manager Service. 
    1. Right-click vra01iws01b.rainpole.local and select Configure Recovery.
    2. In the VM Recovery Properties dialog box, expand the Startup Action section and under Additional Delay, set Delay to 5 minutes, and click OK.




    3. Repeat the step to configure additional delay of 5 minutes for the vra01ims01b.rainpole.local VM.