The workflow runs a planned migration of a virtual machine with a configured reverse replication from a remote cloud site to the local site.

About this task

You must select a virtual machine with configured reverse replication from the remote cloud site to the local site.

Prerequisites

If you have run test recoveries for the virtual machine that you want to migrate, verify that you have cleaned up the results. You can view the virtual machine test status in the vSphere Replication user interface.

Procedure

  1. Log in to Orchestrator client as an administrator and select Design or Run from the left upper corner.
  2. Click the Workflows view.
  3. Select Library > vSphere Replication > Recover from Cloud.
  4. Right-click the Run Planned Migration from Cloud workflow element and select Start workflow.
  5. Follow the prompts of the wizard.
    Table 1. Run Planned Migration from Cloud Workflow Inputs

    Input

    Description

    Replication

    Cloud site

    Target cloud site from which the virtual machine is migrated

    Replication

    Virtual machine to be migrated to the local site

    Recovery settings

    VM folder

    Virtual machine folder on the local vCenter Server in which to migrate VM

    Resource pool

    Resource pool on the local vCenter Server in which to migrate the virtual machine

    Power on recovered virtual machine

    Power state of recovered virtual machine after migration is complete

    Guest shutdown (requires VMware Tools)

    Power state of source virtual machine after migration is complete