DRaaS On Azure (ASR)

Failover to Azure

Disaster recovery

  1. In Settings > Replicated items click the machine > Failover.
  2. In Failover select a Recovery Point to failover to. You can use one of the following options:
    • Latest: This option first processes all the data sent to Site Recovery. It provides the lowest RPO (Recovery Point Objective) because the Azure VM created after failover has all the data that was replicated to Site Recovery when the failover was triggered.
    • Latest processed: This option fails over the machine to the latest recovery point processed by Site Recovery. This option provides a low RTO (Recovery Time Objective) because no time is spent processing unprocessed data.
    • Latest app-consistent: This option fails over the machine to the latest app-consistent recovery point processed by Site Recovery.
    • Custom: Specify a recovery point.
  3. Select Shut down the machine before beginning failover if you want Site Recovery to try to shut down the source machine before triggering the failover. Failover continues even if the shutdown fails. You can follow the failover progress on the Jobs page.
  4. If you prepared to connect to the Azure VM, connect to validate it after the failover.
  5. After you verify, Commit the failover. This deletes all the available recovery points.