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

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Chapter 3. Testing and Performing a Failover and Failback

In the previous chapter, we learned how to create Protection Groups and Recovery Plans. As discussed, Recovery Plans are nothing but a previously created workflow for the recovery of a failed site. In this chapter, we will learn how to test Recovery Plans that are already created, how to use them to perform a Failover, panned migration, reprotect, and Failback.

The following is a list of topics that will be covered in this chapter:

  • Testing a Recovery Plan
  • Performing a Planned Migration
  • Performing a disaster recovery (Failover)
  • Reprotecting a site
  • Failback to the protected site
  • Configuring VM recovery properties

Testing a Recovery Plan

A Recovery Plan should be tested for its readiness to make sure ...

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