Category Archives: SRM55

VMware SRM Gotchas

I recently presented my current employers DR Strategy at the Chicago Vmug and had several comments about the gotchas section so I thought I’d get them on the blog for future reference. During our DR Test we found several items that need to be carefully considered when doing a failover to a secondary site.  It… Continue Reading

VMware Site Recovery Manager Basic Setup

Finally, the idea of running a Disaster Recovery test is manageable.  VMware Site Recovery Manager combined with vSphere has made it possible to test a failover to a warm site without worrying that the DR test itself will cause an outage. Setting up Site Recovery Manager and performing a site failover sounds like a daunting task, but VMware… Continue Reading