Disaster Recovery Using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager - Second Edition

Learn to bake in disaster recovery readiness for your vSphere Infrastructure using vCenter SRM 6.1, leveraging array-based replication and vSphere Replication 6.1

Disaster Recovery Using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager - Second Edition

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Abhilash G B

Learn to bake in disaster recovery readiness for your vSphere Infrastructure using vCenter SRM 6.1, leveraging array-based replication and vSphere Replication 6.1
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ISBN 139781785886096
Paperback208 pages

Book Description

VMware vCenter Site Recovery manage is an orchestration tool used to automate disaster recovery in a manner that no other solution does. It is programmed to leverage array-based replication and VMware's proprietary vSphere Replication engine.

The book begins by talking about the architecture of SRM and guides you through the procedures involved in installing and configuring SRM to leverage array-based replication.

You will then learn how to protect your virtual machines by creating Protection Groups and validate their recoverability by testing recovery plans and even performing failover and failback.

Moving on, you will learn how to install and configure vSphere Replication as a standalone disaster recovery solution. It also guides you through the procedures involved in configuring SRM to leverage vSphere replication.

Finally, you will learn how to deploy and configure vRealize Orchestrator and its plugin for SRM and vSphere Replication.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6.1
Introduction
So what exactly are RPO and RTO?
What is Site Recovery Manager?
Laying the groundwork for an SRM environment
Preparing storage for array-based replication
Host presentation (Zoning) at the protected and the recovery sites
Pairing SRM sites
Installing the Storage Replication Adapters
Adding array managers and enabling array pairs
Configuring placeholder datastores
Creating resource, folder, and network mappings
Virtual machine swap file location
Summary
Chapter 2: Creating Protection Groups and Recovery Plans
Understanding datastore groups
Understanding protection groups
Understanding recovery plans
Summary
Chapter 3: Testing and Performing a Failover and Failback
Testing a recovery plan
Performing a planned migration
Performing a disaster recovery (failover)
Performing a forced recovery
Reprotecting an SRM site
Performing a failback to an SRM protected site
IPv4 customization rules
Configuring VM recovery properties
Summary
Chapter 4: Deploying vSphere Replication
Introduction
New features in vSphere Replication 6.1
Understanding the vSphere Replication architecture
Downloading the vSphere Replication bundle
Deploying the vSphere Replication Appliance
Setting the VRA hostname and a VRM site name for the VRA
Configuring a SQL database for VRMS
Deploying a vSphere Replication Server
Registering vSphere Replication Servers
Summary
Chapter 5: Configuring and Using vSphere Replication 6.1
Adding a remote site as a target
Configuring replication for a VM to the local/remote site
How does replication work?
Using replication seeds
Monitoring replication
Reconfiguring replication
Changing the target datastore
Pausing an Ongoing replication
Synchronize Data Immediately
Stopping replication on a VM
Moving replication to another VR Server
Recovering virtual machines
Configuring failback for VMs
Using SRM with vSphere Replication
Summary
Chapter 6: Using vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) to Automate SRM and vSphere Replication
Deploying and configuring vRealize Orchestrator
Install vRealize Orchestrator plugins for SRM and vSphere Replication
Troubleshooting SRM and vSphere Replication
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Familiarize yourself with disaster recovery concepts and the architecture of vCenter Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication.
  • Deploy and Configure vCenter Site Recovery Manager to leverage array-based replication and vSphere Replication.
  • Use vSphere Replication as a standalone disaster recovery solution.
  • Enabling protection of Virtual Machines by creating Protection Groups.
  • Enable orchestration of the recovery of protected virtual machines by creating Recovery Plans.
  • Migrate virtual machine workload from one site to another using Recovery Plans
  • Testing and Performing a failover or failback of Virtual Machines using Recovery Plans
  • Enable vRealize Orchestrator Plugins for SRM and vSphere Replication.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6.1
Introduction
So what exactly are RPO and RTO?
What is Site Recovery Manager?
Laying the groundwork for an SRM environment
Preparing storage for array-based replication
Host presentation (Zoning) at the protected and the recovery sites
Pairing SRM sites
Installing the Storage Replication Adapters
Adding array managers and enabling array pairs
Configuring placeholder datastores
Creating resource, folder, and network mappings
Virtual machine swap file location
Summary
Chapter 2: Creating Protection Groups and Recovery Plans
Understanding datastore groups
Understanding protection groups
Understanding recovery plans
Summary
Chapter 3: Testing and Performing a Failover and Failback
Testing a recovery plan
Performing a planned migration
Performing a disaster recovery (failover)
Performing a forced recovery
Reprotecting an SRM site
Performing a failback to an SRM protected site
IPv4 customization rules
Configuring VM recovery properties
Summary
Chapter 4: Deploying vSphere Replication
Introduction
New features in vSphere Replication 6.1
Understanding the vSphere Replication architecture
Downloading the vSphere Replication bundle
Deploying the vSphere Replication Appliance
Setting the VRA hostname and a VRM site name for the VRA
Configuring a SQL database for VRMS
Deploying a vSphere Replication Server
Registering vSphere Replication Servers
Summary
Chapter 5: Configuring and Using vSphere Replication 6.1
Adding a remote site as a target
Configuring replication for a VM to the local/remote site
How does replication work?
Using replication seeds
Monitoring replication
Reconfiguring replication
Changing the target datastore
Pausing an Ongoing replication
Synchronize Data Immediately
Stopping replication on a VM
Moving replication to another VR Server
Recovering virtual machines
Configuring failback for VMs
Using SRM with vSphere Replication
Summary
Chapter 6: Using vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) to Automate SRM and vSphere Replication
Deploying and configuring vRealize Orchestrator
Install vRealize Orchestrator plugins for SRM and vSphere Replication
Troubleshooting SRM and vSphere Replication
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781785886096
Paperback208 pages
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