drs / Client / create_extended_source_server



Create an extended source server in the target Account based on the source server in staging account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.create_extended_source_server(
        'string': 'string'
  • sourceServerArn (string) –


    This defines the ARN of the source server in staging Account based on which you want to create an extended source server.

  • tags (dict) –

    A list of tags associated with the extended source server.

    • (string) –

      • (string) –

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'sourceServer': {
        'arn': 'string',
        'dataReplicationInfo': {
            'dataReplicationError': {
                'rawError': 'string'
            'dataReplicationInitiation': {
                'nextAttemptDateTime': 'string',
                'startDateTime': 'string',
                'steps': [
                        'status': 'NOT_STARTED'|'IN_PROGRESS'|'SUCCEEDED'|'FAILED'|'SKIPPED'
            'etaDateTime': 'string',
            'lagDuration': 'string',
            'replicatedDisks': [
                    'backloggedStorageBytes': 123,
                    'deviceName': 'string',
                    'replicatedStorageBytes': 123,
                    'rescannedStorageBytes': 123,
                    'totalStorageBytes': 123
            'stagingAvailabilityZone': 'string'
        'lastLaunchResult': 'NOT_STARTED'|'PENDING'|'SUCCEEDED'|'FAILED',
        'lifeCycle': {
            'addedToServiceDateTime': 'string',
            'elapsedReplicationDuration': 'string',
            'firstByteDateTime': 'string',
            'lastLaunch': {
                'initiated': {
                    'apiCallDateTime': 'string',
                    'jobID': 'string',
                    'type': 'RECOVERY'|'DRILL'
                'status': 'PENDING'|'IN_PROGRESS'|'LAUNCHED'|'FAILED'|'TERMINATED'
            'lastSeenByServiceDateTime': 'string'
        'recoveryInstanceId': 'string',
        'replicationDirection': 'FAILOVER'|'FAILBACK',
        'reversedDirectionSourceServerArn': 'string',
        'sourceCloudProperties': {
            'originAccountID': 'string',
            'originAvailabilityZone': 'string',
            'originRegion': 'string'
        'sourceProperties': {
            'cpus': [
                    'cores': 123,
                    'modelName': 'string'
            'disks': [
                    'bytes': 123,
                    'deviceName': 'string'
            'identificationHints': {
                'awsInstanceID': 'string',
                'fqdn': 'string',
                'hostname': 'string',
                'vmWareUuid': 'string'
            'lastUpdatedDateTime': 'string',
            'networkInterfaces': [
                    'ips': [
                    'isPrimary': True|False,
                    'macAddress': 'string'
            'os': {
                'fullString': 'string'
            'ramBytes': 123,
            'recommendedInstanceType': 'string'
        'sourceServerID': 'string',
        'stagingArea': {
            'errorMessage': 'string',
            'stagingAccountID': 'string',
            'stagingSourceServerArn': 'string',
        'tags': {
            'string': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • sourceServer (dict) –

      Created extended source server.

      • arn (string) –

        The ARN of the Source Server.

      • dataReplicationInfo (dict) –

        The Data Replication Info of the Source Server.

        • dataReplicationError (dict) –

          Error in data replication.

          • error (string) –

            Error in data replication.

          • rawError (string) –

            Error in data replication.

        • dataReplicationInitiation (dict) –

          Information about whether the data replication has been initiated.

          • nextAttemptDateTime (string) –

            The date and time of the next attempt to initiate data replication.

          • startDateTime (string) –

            The date and time of the current attempt to initiate data replication.

          • steps (list) –

            The steps of the current attempt to initiate data replication.

            • (dict) –

              Data replication initiation step.

              • name (string) –

                The name of the step.

              • status (string) –

                The status of the step.

        • dataReplicationState (string) –

          The state of the data replication.

        • etaDateTime (string) –

          An estimate of when the data replication will be completed.

        • lagDuration (string) –

          Data replication lag duration.

        • replicatedDisks (list) –

          The disks that should be replicated.

          • (dict) –

            A disk that should be replicated.

            • backloggedStorageBytes (integer) –

              The size of the replication backlog in bytes.

            • deviceName (string) –

              The name of the device.

            • replicatedStorageBytes (integer) –

              The amount of data replicated so far in bytes.

            • rescannedStorageBytes (integer) –

              The amount of data to be rescanned in bytes.

            • totalStorageBytes (integer) –

              The total amount of data to be replicated in bytes.

        • stagingAvailabilityZone (string) –

          AWS Availability zone into which data is being replicated.

      • lastLaunchResult (string) –

        The status of the last recovery launch of this Source Server.

      • lifeCycle (dict) –

        The lifecycle information of this Source Server.

        • addedToServiceDateTime (string) –

          The date and time of when the Source Server was added to the service.

        • elapsedReplicationDuration (string) –

          The amount of time that the Source Server has been replicating for.

        • firstByteDateTime (string) –

          The date and time of the first byte that was replicated from the Source Server.

        • lastLaunch (dict) –

          An object containing information regarding the last launch of the Source Server.

          • initiated (dict) –

            An object containing information regarding the initiation of the last launch of a Source Server.

            • apiCallDateTime (string) –

              The date and time the last Source Server launch was initiated.

            • jobID (string) –

              The ID of the Job that was used to last launch the Source Server.

            • type (string) –

              The Job type that was used to last launch the Source Server.

          • status (string) –

            Status of Source Server’s last launch.

        • lastSeenByServiceDateTime (string) –

          The date and time this Source Server was last seen by the service.

      • recoveryInstanceId (string) –

        The ID of the Recovery Instance associated with this Source Server.

      • replicationDirection (string) –

        Replication direction of the Source Server.

      • reversedDirectionSourceServerArn (string) –

        For EC2-originated Source Servers which have been failed over and then failed back, this value will mean the ARN of the Source Server on the opposite replication direction.

      • sourceCloudProperties (dict) –

        Source cloud properties of the Source Server.

        • originAccountID (string) –

          AWS Account ID for an EC2-originated Source Server.

        • originAvailabilityZone (string) –

          AWS Availability Zone for an EC2-originated Source Server.

        • originRegion (string) –

          AWS Region for an EC2-originated Source Server.

      • sourceProperties (dict) –

        The source properties of the Source Server.

        • cpus (list) –

          An array of CPUs.

          • (dict) –

            Information about a server’s CPU.

            • cores (integer) –

              The number of CPU cores.

            • modelName (string) –

              The model name of the CPU.

        • disks (list) –

          An array of disks.

          • (dict) –

            An object representing a data storage device on a server.

            • bytes (integer) –

              The amount of storage on the disk in bytes.

            • deviceName (string) –

              The disk or device name.

        • identificationHints (dict) –

          Hints used to uniquely identify a machine.

          • awsInstanceID (string) –

            AWS Instance ID identification hint.

          • fqdn (string) –

            Fully Qualified Domain Name identification hint.

          • hostname (string) –

            Hostname identification hint.

          • vmWareUuid (string) –

            vCenter VM path identification hint.

        • lastUpdatedDateTime (string) –

          The date and time the Source Properties were last updated on.

        • networkInterfaces (list) –

          An array of network interfaces.

          • (dict) –

            Network interface.

            • ips (list) –

              Network interface IPs.

              • (string) –

            • isPrimary (boolean) –

              Whether this is the primary network interface.

            • macAddress (string) –

              The MAC address of the network interface.

        • os (dict) –

          Operating system.

          • fullString (string) –

            The long name of the Operating System.

        • ramBytes (integer) –

          The amount of RAM in bytes.

        • recommendedInstanceType (string) –

          The recommended EC2 instance type that will be used when recovering the Source Server.

      • sourceServerID (string) –

        The ID of the Source Server.

      • stagingArea (dict) –

        The staging area of the source server.

        • errorMessage (string) –

          Shows an error message that occurred when DRS tried to access the staging source server. In this case StagingArea$status will have value EXTENSION_ERROR

        • stagingAccountID (string) –

          Account ID of the account to which source server belongs. If this source server is extended - shows Account ID of staging source server.

        • stagingSourceServerArn (string) –

          Arn of the staging source server if this source server is extended

        • status (string) –

          Status of Source server extension. Possible values: (a) NOT_EXTENDED - This is a source server that is replicating in the current account. (b) EXTENDED - Source server is extended from a staging source server. In this case, the value of stagingSourceServerArn is pointing to the Arn of the source server in the staging account. (c) EXTENSION_ERROR - Some issue occurred when accessing staging source server. In this case, errorMessage field will contain an error message that explains what happened.

      • tags (dict) –

        The tags associated with the Source Server.

        • (string) –

          • (string) –


  • drs.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.ServiceQuotaExceededException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.ValidationException

  • drs.Client.exceptions.UninitializedAccountException