You can induce a failover situation for a selected Primary VM to test your Fault Tolerance protection.
This option is unavailable (dimmed) if the virtual machine is powered off.
- In the vSphere Web Client, browse to the Primary VM for which you want to test failover.
- Right-click the virtual machine and select .
- View details about the failover in the Task Console.
This task induces failure of the Primary VM to ensure that the Secondary VM replaces it. A new Secondary VM is also started placing the Primary VM back in a Protected state.