How to Change Recovery/Journal Datastore Selection in VPG Settings
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This article explains the steps to do so in a vSphere environment and does not cover RDMs.
- Verify all hosts in the recovery host cluster can see the new datastore(s).
- Determine which VPG/VM/VMDK is going to replicate to the new datastore(s).
- Edit the VPG -> Replication Tab -> VM Settings -> Recovery and Journal Datastore settings and select the new target datastore(s) as desired.
- Once complete, press Done to submit the Edit VPG changes. This will initiate a Storage vMotion of the replication data to the new datastore(s) as desired.
- Repeat for each VM / VPG that requires replication data to be moved.
Note: The target vCenter environment will require licensing for VMware Storage vMotion, as that is what Zerto leverages to move the workload between datastores.