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SRM 5.8 Array Based Replication

SRM 5.8 Array Based Replication

If you plan to use Array Based Replication for your SRM implementation, you’ll need to install and configure your Storage Replication Adapter on your SRM Servers.  The SRA is used for SRM to communicate with the array to do things like snapshots, and mounting of datastores. Pair the Arrays Once your SRAs have been installed… Continue Reading

SRM 5.8 Site Setup

SRM 5.8 Site Setup

In the previous post we installed VMware Site Recovery Manger and now we need to do our Site Setup. If you notice, now that SRM has been installed, the vSphere Web Client now has a Site Recovery menu in it.  (If it doesn’t, log out and back in) From here, we can go into the… Continue Reading

SRM 5.8 Installation

SRM 5.8 Installation

SRM Installation Prerequisites Database Prerequisites Before you are able to install SRM, you’ll need a database to store configuration files.  Create a database on your SQL Server to house the configuration information.  Note: You’ll need a database server in both the protected site and recovery site; one for each SRM Server. Pre-create the SQL Database… Continue Reading

SRM 5.8 Architecture

SRM 5.8 Architecture

VMware Site Recovery Manager consists of several different pieces that all have to fit together, let alone the fact that you are working with two different physical locations. The following components will all need to be configured for a successful SRM implementation: 2 or more sites 2 or more Single Sign On Servers 2 or… Continue Reading