With the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Portal, you can perform vCloud Availability for vCloud Director tasks or monitor the progress of running tasks.

Monitoring vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Processes

You can monitor the overall vCloud Availability for vCloud Director status by using the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Portal Home page. The Home page contains read-only information that presents a workload health summary and a list of your DR-Enabled Virtual Data Centers.

You monitor the progress and status of complete and ongoing tasks by using the Tasks page.

Performing vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Tasks

By using the Workspaces page, you can perform the following vCloud Availability for vCloud Director tasks.

  • Failover workloads from on-premise to cloud sites.

  • Failback workloads from cloud to on-premise sites.

  • Failover Reverse workloads to synchronize data from a cloud to on-premise sites.

  • Failback Reverse workloads to synchronize data from on-premise to cloud sites.

  • Test replication tasks and Cleanup test data.

  • Power VMs on and off.

  • Detach or Unprotect workloads to remove a virtual machine from the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director managed virtual machine set.

The Workloads tab on the Workspaces page contains a detailed list of all protected virtual machines that are running in your vSphere site. All these virtual machines are ready for migration to your vCloud Director site.

The Reversed tab on the Workspaces page lists all reverse protected virtual machines that are running in your vCloud Director environment. These virtual machines are ready for migration to your vSphere environment.

To initiate a task on a virtual machine in the Workloads tab or the Reversed tab, you must call out the Actions pane by clicking the virtual machine. The Actions pane lists all available actions and details about the current state of the in-cloud virtual machine.