Create a folder on the Management vCenter Server in each region to group vSphere Data Protection instance together with Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication for easier management, and move the appliance there.


  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.



      User name




  2. If the BCDR01 folder is not available, create it. 
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Right-click the SFO01 data center, and select New Folder > New VM and Template Folder.
    4. In the New Folder dialog box enter BCDR01 as the name to label the folder and click OK.
  3. Move the vSphere Data Protection to the BCDR01 folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Expand the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    4. Drag mgmt01vdp01 to the BCDR01 folder.
  4. Repeat Step 2 and Step 3 to place the mgmt01vdp51 virtual machine in the BCDR51 folder on the Management vCenter Server in Region B mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local under the LAX01 data center.