In the event of a site failure in Region A, initiate disaster recovery of vRealize Operations Manager to keep the monitoring functionality of the SDDC running.

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 Operations Management RP recovery plan.
  5. On the SDDC Operations 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 failover of the analytics cluster.

    The Recovery wizard appears.

  7. On the Confirmation options page of the Recovery wizard, configure the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    I understand that this process will permanently alter the virtual machines and infrastructure of both the protected and recovery datacenters

    Selected

    Recovery type

    Disaster recovery

  8. Оn the Ready to complete page, click Finish to initiate vRealize Operations Manager failover.

Results

Site Recovery Manager runs the recovery plan. After disaster recovery, the Plan status of the recovery plan changes to Disaster recovery complete

What to do next

  1. Verify that vRealize Operations Manager is up and functions flawlessly after failover. See Validate vRealize Operations Manager in theVMware Validated Design Operational Verification documentation.

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