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Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager by Abhilash GB

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Creating a Protection Group

A Protection Group is created in the SRM UI at the protected site. The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to create a Protection Group:

  1. Navigate to the vCenter Server's inventory home and click on Site Recovery.
  2. Click on Protection Groups in the left pane of the window.
  3. Click on Create Protection Group to bring up the Create Protection Group wizard as shown in the following screenshot:
    Creating a Protection Group
  4. In the wizard, make sure the site that you want to protect is selected.

    Keep in mind that the local site (the one that you're locked into) is always selected as the Protected Site, as shown in the following screenshot. ...

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