To use vSphere Replication between Region A and Region B, you must configure a connection between the two vSphere Replication appliances because each region is managed by a different vCenter Server instance.

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. Connect the two vSphere Replication instances.
    1. On the Site Recovery page, click New site pair.
      The New site pair wizard opens.
    2. On the Site details page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      First site--> Select a local vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Second site Platform Services Controller
      PSC host name lax01m01psc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      PSC port 443
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
    3. In the Security alert dialog box, click Connect.
    4. On the vCenter Server and services page, select the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server, select the vSphere Replication service, and click Next.
    5. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish and wait until the Paired Site appears.
    6. Click View Details and click Site Pair.
    7. On the Summary page, verify that the local and the remote sites are Connected.