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How to test Hyper-V replication failover

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Windows Server 2012Hyper-VDisaster Recovery
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Have a main site and DR site with Windows 2012 replication running across a 10MB WAN link. Would like to test actual failover but not sure what would need to be done to remote VM to make it work.

Assume main- 192.168.0.x range
Assume DR- 192.168.10.x range

If I do planned failover to DR site, I will have an operational server on the wrong subnet. Do I need to readdress remote server to the DR site's local IP range and update DNS? Does MS include some facility or tool to work around this? Just trying to find more info to test real world and simulate a failed VM at main site.
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