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Manage Disaster Recovery plan

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This topic describes how to manage your DR plans. It provides instructions to view details of a DR plan, edit a DR plan, and delete a DR plan.

View a DR plan 

The DR Plans tab displays details of the existing DR plans.

Procedure

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage Disaster Recovery
    The Manage Disaster Recovery page opens with the DR Plan tab opened, by default.
  4. The DR Plans tab displays the following details of the DR plans.
    Field Description
    DR Plan Name The name of the DR plan.
    AMI Update Frequency The frequency for the AMI update operation that restored virtual machines on AWS Cloud, such as Immediately after backupDaily, or Weekly.
    AWS Account The account used to maintain the AMI for the virtual machines.
    # Associated VMs The number of virtual machines associated with the DR plan.

Edit a DR plan

You can modify the frequency of the AMI update operation to restore virtual machines on AWS Cloud by editing the existing DR plan. Based on the defined frequency, on each schedule, the existing AMI, if present, is replaced with an AMI based on the latest restore point available for the virtual machine.

Procedure

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage Disaster Recovery
    The Manage Disaster Recovery page opens with the DR Plan tab opened, by default. The DR Plans tab lists the available DR plans.
  4. Click the DR plan that you want to edit.
    The DR Plan details page opens.
  5. Under the Summary tab, click Edit
  6. On the Edit page, provide the following details.
Field Description
Plan Name The name for the DR plan that you want to change.
Description The description of the DR plan.

AMI Update Frequency

The frequency for the AMI update operation to restore virtual machines on AWS Cloud. 

You can select one of the following options from the drop-down list:

  • Immediately after backup: The AMI update operation will start immediately after a successful backup.
  • Daily: The AMI update operation will start every day at the selected time.
  • Weekly: The AMI update operation will start every week at the selected time.

Start Time

The time when you want AMI update operation to start. In the adjacent box, select the AM or PM option depending on when you want AMI update to occur. 

The Start Time list only appears if you select the Daily or Weekly options from the AMI Update Frequency drop-down list.

  1. Click Save.
    After you update a DR plan, the virtual machines associated with that DR plan get scheduled for disaster recovery as per the updated plan. 

Delete a DR plan 

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage Disaster Recovery
    The Manage Disaster Recovery page opens with the DR Plan tab opened, by default. The DR Plans tab lists the available DR plans.
  4. Click the DR plan that you want to delete.
    The DR Plan details page opens.
  5. Under the Summary tab, click Delete.
    A confirmation dialog box opens.
  6. Click Yes to proceed with the deletion of the DR plan.

After you delete a DR plan, Phoenix deletes the schedules defined in the plan. Phoenix no longer schedules the virtual machines associated with that DR plan for disaster recovery.