The vCloud AirDisaster Recovery User's Guide provides information about vCloud AirDisaster Recovery (formerly known as vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery) from VMware®.

VMware provides a Disaster Recovery service. This guide provides information about using the Disaster Recovery service to manage virtual machines replicated from your source site to the cloud. This guide provides information in two parts:

The first part of this guide provides an overview of the Disaster Recovery service and how to configure and manage it by using both the vSphere Web Client and vCloud Air.

The second part of this guide explains how to perform the Disaster Recovery service tasks in vCloud Air.

This guide documents the tasks for disaster recovery administrators who are responsible for configuring and managing disaster recovery from their source sites to vCloud Air. This guide documents the capabilities and tasks that you do in vCloud Air.

In addition to reading this guide, see the following documentation for complete information about using the Disaster Recovery service:

vSphere Replication for Disaster Recovery to Cloud for information about using the vSphere Web Client to manage the Disaster Recovery service from your source site

vCloud Air User's Guide for general information about managing your virtual machines in the cloud

vCloud Air Networking Guide for general information about setting up networking for virtual machines in the cloud

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.