After you create the recovery plan, configure the startup priority and the startup and shutdown options for the virtual machines of the analytics cluster and vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. The master node of vRealize Operations Manager must start first after failover.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Site Recovery inventory, on the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local site pane, click Open Site Recovery.
    The Site Recovery page opens.
  3. Log in to the VMware Site Recovery Manager user interface by using the following credentials.
    Setting Value
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
    Note: Authentication is required if the connection between the protected and the recovery sites has been interrupted after the last successful authentication.
  4. On the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local to lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local site pair pane, click View details.
  5. On the main navigation bar, click the Recovery plans tab and, in the left pane, navigate to Recovery plans > SDDC Operations Management RP.
  6. On the SDDC Operations Management RP page, click the Recovery steps tab.
  7. Change the startup priority of the virtual machine of the master node. 
    1. In the Recovery step section, expand Power on priority 3 VMs.
    2. Right-click vrops01svr01a and select Priority group > 1 (Highest).
    3. In the Change priority dialog box, confirm the change.
  8. Configure startup and shutdown options for the vRealize Operations Manager master node. 
    1. In the Recovery step section, expand Power on priority 1 VMs.
    2. Right-click vrops01svr01a and select Configure recovery.
    3. In the Recovery properties page, expand the Shutdown action section and set the Shutdown guest OS before power off timeout to 10 minutes.  
    4. Expand the Startup action section, set the Wait for VMware tools timeout to 10 minutes, and click OK.
  9. Repeat the steps to configure strartup priority and startup and shutdown options for the remaining virtual machines.
    Virtual Machine Power on Priority Order Shutdown Timeout Startup Timeout
    vrops01svr01b 2 - -
    vrops01svr01c 3 10 minutes 10 minutes
    vrslcm01svr01 4 - -