RecoverPoint for Virtual Machine : Retaining UUID of the copy Virtual Machine

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Customer asking to retain the Prod VM UUID in the DR copy they want to do a Test copy or a real DR we would like to retain the UUID of the VM.


1)       On a different virtual center than the production, configure a VM on the target side with the same UUID as the production one and same number and capacity of attached disks. Can be VMDKs and/or RDMs.

2)       The number of vCPUs, vNICs, amount of RAM or any other vHW component can be configured to any values, as needed.

3)       Protect the production VM and use the VM created in step 1 as an existing replica VM.