A VM group identifies VMs to be backed up, either by selecting specific VMs or by defining rules to discover VMs automatically. Using rules enables the list of VMs in a VM group to change dynamically as VMs are added or removed.
To replicate all of the VMs in a VM group, complete the following tasks:
Create a recovery target for the destination site.
Create a replication group that includes the VM group.
When replication is configured for a VM group, all VMs in the VM group are backed up according to the schedule defined in the replication group, and then replicated to the recovery target. If new VMs are added to the VM group, either by selecting the VMs directly or by automatic discovery rules, those VMs are automatically selected for replication.