The Disaster Recovery to Cloud Documentation supplements the vSphere Replication Administration document to provide information about configuring your instance of vSphere Replication to allow replications to and from cloud.

In addition, this documentation includes reference information about user roles and permissions that the vCloud Air Disaster Recovery service requires, and procedures on configuring, monitoring, and managing replications to and from cloud.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to use vSphere Replication to replicate virtual machines from their vSphere environment to clouds managed by vCloud Air. The information is written for experienced Windows and Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machines technology, virtual networks, and datacenter operations.

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