Part 16 – Cleanup after testing a Recovery Plan

It is important to clean up after testing the recovery plan; failing to clean up the recovery plan bars us to test or run the recovery plan again. Cleanup does the following things.

  • Powers off the recovered VMs
  • Replaces recovered VMs with place holder VMs and preservs the configuration information.
  • Cleansup the replicated storage snapshots that the recovered VMs used during the test.

Performing a cleanup returns the Recovery Plan to Ready state. To do a cleanup, click on the little brush on the quick menu in the webclient.

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Review the settings and click Next and Finish on the next screen.

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Once the cleanup is done, you can see that the Recovery Plan returns to Ready status.

If there are any errors reported during the cleanup, use the force cleanup.

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The Recovered VMs are powered off now and are now place holders.

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See you in the next post. Thanks!

Part 1 – Introduction to SRM 6.1

Part 2 – SRM 6.1 Home Lab Setup

Part 3 – Installing SRM 6

Part 4 – Installing HP Virtual Store VSA on ESXi – Step By Step

Part 4 – Installing HP VSA on VMware Worstation – Step By Step

Part 5 – Install HP CMC for VSA – Step by Step

Part 6 – Creating Management Groups, Volumes and Presenting them to ESXi – HP VSA

Part 7 – Scheduling Array Based Replication – HP VSA

Part 8 – Pairing Sites and Installing HP-SRA on SRM 6

Part 9 – Configure and Rescan SRM Array Managers

Part 10 – Understanding Inventory Mappings and Other Terms.

Part 11 – Configure Inventory Mappings

Part 12 – Creating Protection Group

Part 13 – Creating a Recovery Plan

Part 14 – Configuring a Recovery Plan

Part 15 – Test a Recovery Plan

Part 16 – Cleanup after testing a Recovery Plan

Part 17 – Running a Recovery

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