1 Administering VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 9. SRM Deployment 10 . 5. Deploy a vSphere Replication Server (VRS) at the recovery site. 6. 19 Feb VMware SRM – The new book by Mike Laverick has been released. New book about VMware Site Recovery Manager v will be. 28 Dec The Complete, Hands-On Guide to Installing and Configuring VMware Site Recovery Manager Administering VMware Site Recovery.

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At this stage you make the sites aware of the identities of your storage systems at both locations; the SRM will interrogate the arrays and discover which datastores have been marked for replication.

Avministering there’s a future edition, this book could use a good copyediting pass to make it a bit less localized to UK English so that it’s a bit easier to read for non-UK audiences.

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Even if you’re not currently purchasing or using SRM, I would recommend this book as a good way to remove the FUD around disaster recovery in a VMware environment and get a better perspective on your options to protect your VMs. Personally, I always recommend managef Windows instances for the SRM role, and in these days of Microsoft licensing allowing multiple instances of Enterprise and Datacenter Editions on the recoverg hypervisor, the cost savings are not as great as they once were.

Again, if you are using the untrusted auto-generated certificates that come with a default installation of SRM you will receive a certificate security warning dialog box.

Mike Laverick has provided a well written and organized book. Also in afministering Commands pane you will find the option to export your system logs.

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 – VMware Press Technology

Internationally respected VMware instructor Mike Laverick is singularly well-qualified to write this book: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.


From this point onward, whenever you load the vSphere client for the first time and click the Site Recovery Manager icon you will be prompted for a username and password for the remote vCenter.

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Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0: Configuring the Protected Site

You cannot create Recovery Plans without first creating Protection Groups, as their name implies the point to the datastores that you have configured for replication. Find us on Facebook. I found the book to be a bit unnecessarily bulked up by the inclusion of all of the step-by-step chapters on the various SRAs for different storage providers, but because the book is organized well, I was able to skip the information that isn’t relevant to my customer environments. When doing this first configuration, I prefer to have two vSphere client windows open: Pages with related products.

Good source of powercli scripts. When connecting the sites together you always log in to the Protected Site and connect it to the Recovery Site. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The combination of details and overview make it helpful for not only getting familiar with the concepts but also seeing how it would fit into an managee or new environment. When you enter the vCenter hostname use lowercase letters; the vCenter hostname must be entered exactly the same way during pairing as it was during installation for example, either fully qualified in all cases or not fully qualified in all cases.

However, in these early stages I want to keep with the two-site configuration.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I will be going through each step in detail, walking you through the configuration all the way so that by the end of the chapter, you should really understand what each stage entails and why it must be completed. Then we can create inventory mappings that enable the administrator to build relationships between the folders, resource pools, or clusters and networks between the Protected Site and the Recovery Site. I bought both versions of this book–the paperback hardcopy and the Kindle book.


Recovsry planned migration is a much cleaner migration process with no data loss compared to the DR migration plan. English Choose a language for shopping.

I gave it five anyway because on balance, this is a very useful book for those learning about, deploying, or managing vCenter SRM.

This starting order dictates the relationship between the two SRM servers. If you follow this rationale to its logical extreme, your management server will have many jobs to do, such as adminitsering the. Leave this field empty. I had no trouble with it as a US English kanager, but I think people who read English as a second language would find some of manaegr text more challenging to understand. Read more Read less. Excellent manual, definitely one to keep on your shelf.

These can be invaluable when it comes to troubleshooting, and you’ll need them should you raise an SR with VMware Support.

This way, I get to monitor both parts of the pairing process. At that point, it is possible to configure the array managers. Drawing on his extensive experience with SRM and vSphere, Laverick identifies common pitfalls and errors, explains why they occur, and shows exactly how to fix them.