Veeam Failover Plan Configuration

Updated 3 months ago by Brian Banaszynski

Failover plans allow for quick 1-click failover orchestration of the VM(s) replicated to DSM’s VCC. VM’s must have already completed one successful replication to be added to a failover plan.

  1. From the Veeam Backup and Replication menu bar, select Failover Plan > Cloud VMware:
  2. Enter a name and description for the failover plan:
  3. Click Next >

  4. Click Add VM to select previously replicated VM’s to include in the failover plan:
  5. You will be presented with a list of replication jobs from which to choose. Select the VM to include.
  6. Click Add

    Repeat for each VM you would like to include in the failover plan.
  7. Once all the desired VM’s have been added, click Next >
  8. Now we need to modify the remote network. Typically, this will mirror the clients existing LAN network.
  9. Select Manage default gateways

  10. Highlight the Cloud Network and click Edit:
  11. Enter the Client’s existing LAN default gateway.
  12. Click OK twice to continue with the Failover Plan configuration.

  13. Verify the gateway settings and click Next >
  14. Now we will assign the public IP address to use during a full site failover.
  15. Check Assign public IP addresses to use during full site failover

    Click Add

  16. Select the replicated VM to assign a port mapping to:
  17. Click OK

  18. Select an available IP from the Public IP address: drop down list:
  19. These were assigned during the Client/Tenant creation
  20. Continue the Public IP Address Mapping configuration.
    • Enter in the Public IP Port
    • Manually enter in the replicated VM IP address
    • Enter in the internal port (typically the same as public)
    • Add a Brief description
    Repeat the same process for any additional port mappings you wish to create.
  21. Verify all port mappings have been configured and click Next >
  22. Verify the summary information is correct and click Finish:

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