The workflow runs a planned migration for a virtual machine with a configured forward replication from the local site to the target cloud site.

You must select a virtual machine with a configured forward replication from the local site to the target cloud 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 vRealize Orchestrator client as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Workflows > Library.
  3. In the search box, enter Run Planned Migration to Cloud and press Enter.
  4. Click the workflow and click Run.
  5. Enter the input parameters that the workflow requires, and click Run.
    Table 1. Run Planned Migration to Cloud Workflow Inputs
    Input Description
    Replication Cloud site Target cloud site to which the virtual machine will be migrated.
    Replication Virtual machine migrated to the cloud site.
    Recovery settings Power on recovered virtual machine Select to power on the recovered virtual machine after recovery.
    Guest shutdown (requires VMware Tools) Select to delay the recovery and give the operational system time to shut down.
    Shutdown timeout in seconds Specify shutdown timeout in seconds.