You can run a recovery plan under planned circumstances to migrate the virtual machines of vRealize Automation 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://lax01m01vc01.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 Home menu of the vSphere Web Client, select Site Recovery.
  3. On the Site Recovery home page, click Sites and double-click the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local protected site.
  4. On the Related Objects tab, click the Recovery Plans tab and click the SDDC Cloud Management RP recovery plan.
  5. On the SDDC Cloud Management 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.

What to do next

  1. Verify that vRealize Automation and vRealize Business VMs are up and operational after failback. See Validate the Cloud Management Platform in theVMware Validated Design Operational Verification documentation.

  2. Prepare vRealize Automation 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.