After you create a protection group for the cloud management platform VMs, create a recovery plan. You use this plan to configure dependencies between the virtual machines. 

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.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 sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
  4. On the Related Objects tab, click the Recovery Plans tab and click the Create Recovery Plan icon.

    The Create Recovery Plan wizard appears.

  5. On the Name and location page, configure the following settings and click Next.

    Property

    Value

    Name

    SDDC Cloud Management RP

    Description

    Recovery Plan for Cloud Management

    Site pair

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local - lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

  6. On the Recovery Site page, select lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local as the recovery site and click Next.
  7. On the Protection groups page, select the protection group for the recovery plan and click Next.

    Protection Group Option

    Value

    Group type

    VM protection groups

    Protection group

    SDDC Cloud Management PG

  8. On the Test networks page, leave the default values and click Next.

    The default option is to automatically create an isolated network.

  9. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.

Results

The SDDC Cloud Management RP recovery plan appears in the list of the recovery plans available in Site Recovery Manager.