- Identify the host on which the source virtual machine resides.
- Log into that ESXi host using SSH as the root user..
- List the virtual machines on the host by running the command:vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms
- Find the virtual machine ID number of the source virtual machine in the list.
- To view the sync operation progress percentage and other details, run the command:vim-cmd hbrsvc/vmreplica.queryReplicationState virtual_machine_ID