Import the virtual machine directly into vCloud Director to configure replication.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have a removable media containing exported virtual machine files.

Procedure

Run the following command to import the virtual machine from the removable media into vCloud Director.

ovftool PATH_TO_DISK/VM_FQDN/VM_FQDN.ovf 'vcloud://VCD_USER@VCD_IP:443?org=org1&vapp=VM_FQDNvApp&vdc=vdc_org_name'

Note:

Do not power on the imported virtual machine.

What to do next

You can now configure a replication by using the created seed vApp in vCloud Director.