Problem with Failover Test due to CDROM first on boot order
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The result may be a successful Failover task, but the VM may not boot up properly or in rare occasions, the failover test task fails.
When replicating from a VMware > VMware environment, if a protected virtual machine is configured with CDROM devices, recovery virtual machine will also configured with CDROM devices.
Zerto, however, does not replicate the disc image if one exists in the protected site. Therefore if the VM is set to boot from CDROM, it may not boot up properly.
NOTE: In many cases, the VM will use the next device to boot from assuming the CDROM is not available.
Zerto:Protection group failover test. Failure.
Failed: VM DATA01 - testing recovery could not
be created Message: A specified parameter was
not correct. configSpec.bootOptions.bootOrder.
Remove the CDROM drives from protected VM boot order configuration.
In order to do so, please refer to the following VMWare KB:If the VM is meant to boot off the CDROM for the VM to properly boot, then the CDROM image will need to manually be available at the target site and the Recovered VM will need to be configured appropriately.