After both Site Recovery Manager Instances are deployed, assign the appropriate licensing. Pair Region A and Region B instances by using the svc-srm service account, and configure the mappings between them to support disaster recovery.

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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. Add a new license for the Site Recovery Manager instances.
    1. From the Home menu, select Administration.
    2. In the Navigator pane, under Licensing, click Licenses.
    3. Click the Licenses tab and click the Create New Licenses icon.
    4. On the Enter license keys page, enter license keys for Site Recovery Manager, and click Next.
    5. On the Edit license name page, enter a descriptive name for the license key, and click Next.
    6. On the Ready to complete page, review your entries, and click Finish.
  3. Assign the newly added license to the Site Recovery Manager assets.
    1. From the Home menu, select Administration.
    2. In the Navigator pane, under Licensing, click Licenses.
    3. Click the Assets tab, and click Solutions.
    4. Select the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local instance and click the Assign License icon.
    5. Select the license from the list and click OK.
    6. Select the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local instance and click the Assign License icon.
    7. Select the license from the list and click OK.
  4. Pair the two Site Recovery Manager sites.
    1. From the Home menu, select Site Recovery.
    2. In the Navigator pane, under Sites, click Sites.
    3. In Sites page, click the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local site.
    4. On the Summary tab, under Guide to configuring SRM, click 1. Pair sites.
    5. On the Select site page, enter lax01psc01.lax01.rainpole.local in the PSC address text box, leave the port value, and click Next.
    6. On the Select vCenter Server page, select lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local, enter the following credentials, and click Finish.
      Setting Value
      User name svc-srm@rainpole.local
      Password svc-srm_password
    7. In the Security Alert dialog box that appears twice, click Yes and wait until the Paired Site pane, appears on the Summary tab.
  5. Configure resource mappings.
    1. On the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local page, on the Summary tab, under Guide to configuring SRM, click 2.1 Create resource mappings.
      The Create Resource Mapping wizard appears.
    2. On the Prepare Mappings page, select the clusters underneath the vCenter Server instances for Region A and Region B to create a mapping between the resource in the clusters, click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Protected Region Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Cluster sfo01-m01-mgmt01 lax01-m01-mgmt01
      Inventory path sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-m01dc > sfo01-m01-mgmt01 lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc > lax01-m01-mgmt01
    3. On the Prepare Reverse Mappings page, click Select all applicable and click Finish.
      Site Recovery Manager selects the following reverse resource mapping from Region B to Region A.
      Setting Recovery Region Protected Region
      vCenter Server lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Data center lax01-m01dc sfo01-m01dc
      Cluster lax01-m01-mgmt01 sfo01-m01-mgmt01
  6. Configure folder mappings.
    1. Under Guide to configuring SRM, click 2.2 Create folder mappings.
      The Create Folder Mapping wizard appears.
    2. On the Select Creation Mode page, select Prepare mappings manually and click Next.
    3. On the Prepare Mappings page, select the folders of the vRealize Operations Manager components, and click Add mappings.
      Setting Protected Region Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center

      sfo01-m01dc

      lax01-m01dc
      Folder

      sfo01-m01fd-vrops

      lax01-m01fd-vrops
      Inventory path sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-m01dc > sfo01-m01fd-vrops lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc > lax01-m01fd-vrops
    4. On the Prepare Mappings page, select the folders of the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager component and click Add mappings.
      Setting Protected Region Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Folder sfo01-m01fd-mgmt lax01-m01fd-mgmt
      Inventory path sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-m01dc >sfo01-m01-mgmt01 lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc > lax01-m01-mgmt01
    5. On the Prepare Mappings page, select the folders of vRealize Automation core components,  click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Protected Region Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Folder sfo01-m01fd-vra lax01-m01fd-vra
      Inventory path sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-m01dc > sfo01-m01fd-vra lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc > lax01-m01fd-vra
    6. On the Prepare Reverse Mappings page, click Select all applicable, and click Finish.
      Site Recovery Manager selects the following reverse folder mappings from Region B to Region A.
      Setting Recovery Region Protected Region
      vCenter Server lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Data center lax01-m01dc sfo01-m01dc
      Folder for vRealize Operations Manager lax01-m01fd-vrops sfo01-m01fd-vrops
      Folder for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager lax01-m01fd-mgmt sfo01-m01fd-mgmt
      Folder for vRealize Automation sfo01-m01fd-vra sfo01-m01fd-vra
  7. Configure network mappings to enable the failover of vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation.
    1. Under Guide to configuring SRM, click 2.3 Create network mappings.
      The Create Network Mapping wizard appears.
    2. On the Select Creation Mode page, select Prepare mappings manually and click Next.
    3. On the Prepare Mappings page, expand the object trees, select the distributed port groups to map, click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Protected Region Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Distributed switch sfo01-m01-vds01 lax01-m01-vds01
      Port group port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN
    4. On the Select Test Networks page, keep the default values and click Next.
    5. On the Prepare Reverse Mappings page, select Select all applicable and click Finish.
      Site Recovery Manager selects the following reverse network mapping from Region B to Region A.
      Setting Recovery Region Protected Region
      vCenter Server lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Data center lax01-m01dc sfo01-m01dc
      Folder sfo01-m01fd-vra sfo01-m01fd-vra
      Distributed switch lax01-m01-vds01 sfo01-m01-vds01
      Port group port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN
  8. Configure a placeholder datastore.
    1. Under Guide to configuring SRM, click 3. Configure placeholder datastore.
    2. In the Configure Placeholder Datastore dialog box, select the sfo01-m01-vsan01 datastore and click OK.
    3. Under Sites, click the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local site.
    4. Under Guide to configuring SRM, click 3. Configure placeholder datastore.
    5. In the Configure Placeholder Datastore dialog box, select the lax01-m01-vsan01 datastore and click OK.