Basic admin tasks using Web Client – recover replicated VM

In one of my previous post one can find guide how to enable replication for virtual machine in vSphere 5.1.  This post shows how to recover replicated VM using vSphere Web client. Recovery is possible only via vSphere Web Client.

Requirements:

Recovery guide

  • Log in to vSphere Web client
  • Verify VM replication status
vSphere replication status

vSphere replication status

  • From a Home screen go to vSphere Replication –> Sites –>  <source site> –> from quick menu choose Recover
Recover VM

Recover VM

  • choose one of the two recovery options
  • virtual machine datacentre and folder
  • target ESXi host
  • Press finish button to start recovery
Finish recovery in vSphere replication

Finish recovery in vSphere replication

Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur has been in IT industry since 1999 and consulting since 2008. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).