Step 2. Specify Failover Plan Name and Description
At the General step of the wizard, specify a name and description for the failover plan and define script settings for the plan if necessary.
- In the Name field, enter a name for the failover plan.
- In the Description field, provide a description for future reference. The default description contains information about the user who created the failover plan, date and time when the plan was created.
- If you want to execute custom scripts before and/or after the failover plan, select the Pre-failover script and Post-failover script check boxes and click Browse to choose executable files. Veeam Backup & Replication supports script files in the following formats: BAT, CMD, EXE and PS1. For example, you may want stop some applications on production VMs before the failover plan starts or send an email to backup administrators after the failover plan finishes.