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BlueXP disaster recovery

Manage sites, resource groups, replication plans, datastores and virtual machines information

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You can get a quick glance of all your Disaster recovery resources or look at each in detail:

  • Sites

  • Resource groups

  • Replication plans

  • Datastores

  • Virtual machines

Manage vCenter sites

You can edit the vCenter site name and the site type (on-premises or AWS).

Steps
  1. From the top menu, select Sites.

  2. Select the Actions option Actions menu icon in BlueXP disaster recovery service on the right of the vCenter name and select Edit.

  3. Edit the vCenter site name and location.

Manage resource groups

While you can add a resource group as part of creating a replication plan, you might find it more convenient to add the groups separately and later use those groups in the plan.

You can also edit and delete resource groups.

Steps
  1. From the top menu, select Resource groups.

  2. To add a resource group, select Add group.

  3. To perform actions with the resource group, select the Actions option Actions menu icon in BlueXP disaster recovery service at the right and select any of the options, such as Edit resource group or Delete resource group.

Manage replication plans

You can disable, enable and delete replication plans. You can change schedules.

  • If you want to pause a replication plan temporarily, you can disable it and later enable it.

  • If you no longer need the plan, you can delete it.

Steps
  1. From the top menu, select Replication plans.

    Replication plan list

  2. To view the plan details, select the Actions option Actions menu icon in BlueXP disaster recovery service and select View plan details.

  3. Do any of the following:

    • To edit the plan details (change the recurrence), select the Plan details tab and select the Edit icon to the right.

    • To edit the resource mappings, select the Failover mapping tab and select the Edit icon.

    • To add or edit the virtual machines, select the Virtual machines tab and select the Add VMs option or Edit icon.

  4. Return to the list of plans by selecting "Replication plans" in the breadcrumbs at the top left.

  5. To perform actions with the plan, from the list of replication plans, select the Actions option Actions menu icon in BlueXP disaster recovery service to the right of the plan and select any of the options, such as Edit schedules, Test failover, Fail over, Fail back, Disable, Enable, or Delete.

  6. To set or change a test failover schedule or set the compliance frequency check, select the Actions option Actions menu icon in BlueXP disaster recovery service to the right of the plan and select Edit schedules.

    1. In the Edit schedules page, enter how often in minutes you want the failover compliance check to occur.

    2. Check Run test failovers on a schedule.

    3. In the Repeat option, select the daily, weekly, or monthly schedule.

    4. Select Save.

View datastores information

You can view information about how many datastores exist on the source and on the target.

  1. From the top menu, select Dashboard.

  2. Select the vCenter in the site row.

  3. Select Datastores.

  4. View the datastores information.

View virtual machines information

You can view information about how many virtual machines exist on the source and on the target along with CPU, memory, and available capacity.

  1. From the top menu, select Dashboard.

  2. Select the vCenter in the site row.

  3. Select Virtual machines.

  4. View the virtual machines information.