Planned failover is the operation of switching from a running VM to its replica. Planned failover is performed to transfer the workload to the replica in advance in case the original VM is scheduled to go offline for some time.
Before performing planned failover, check prerequisites. Then use the Planned Failover wizard to perform planned failover.
- Launch the Planned Failover wizard
- Select VMs
- Specify a failover reason
- Review summary and finish working with the wizard