VMworld Reveals: Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity enhancements! (#HCI2894BU and #HBI3109BU)

Advertise here with BSAAt VMworld, various cool new technologies were previewed. In this series of articles, I will write about some of those previewed technologies. Unfortunately, I can’t cover them all as there are simply too many. This article is about enhancements in the business continuity/disaster recovery … [Read more...]

SRM and vSphere upgrade order

I’ve been getting some questions about the correct SRM and vSphere upgrade order from our customers lately. The default order of any vSphere environment is to begin with the vCenter Server of course but the more products and thus complexity you add to your environment, the upgrade order may change. In a multisite … [Read more...]

Can I select VSAN as my placeholder datastore with SRM?

Advertise here with BSAI received a question today about SRM, vSphere Replication and VSAN. The current documentation for SRM says the following: Do not select as placeholder datastores any datastores that you use as the replication target datastore for vSphere Replication. The question was, what about when using VSAN? … [Read more...]

Additional information on SRM Air

The post Additional information on SRM Air appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. At VMworld 2015 SRM Air was announced. SRM Air is Site Recovery Manager as a Service with recovery options to vCloud Air. Of course, we all know SRM for on-premises environments; with SRM you can build … [Read more...]

VMworld 2015: Site Recovery Manager 6.1 announced

Advertise here with BSAThis week Site Recovery Manager 6.1 was announced. There are many enhancements in SRM 6.1 like the integration with NSX for instance and policy driven protection, but personally I feel that support for stretched storage is huge. When I say stretched storage I am referring to solutions like EMC … [Read more...]

What’s New in VMware SRM 6.1?

As you all know VMworld US 2015 is in a full swing right now and more and more news comes out every day. Yesterday VMware published a whitepaper with technical overview of the new features in VMware SRM 6.1 so let’s have a quick look! Storage Profile Based Protection Site Recovery Manager 6.1 adds a new type of … [Read more...]

VMworld 2015: SRM 6.1 What’s new – Stretched cluster support and more

The post VMworld 2015: SRM 6.1 What’s new – Stretched cluster support and more appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. If you're a frequent visitor of my blog you might have read my article "Future of Disaster Recovery with NextGen Site Recovery Manager". In this article … [Read more...]

Disaster Recovery options for virtual infrastructures

The post Disaster Recovery options for virtual infrastructures appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) remains a hot topic; at the end it's all about the availability of your data and functionality. Previously I've blogged about … [Read more...]

How to upgrade Site Recovery Manager 5.8 to version 6.0

The Site Recovery Manager 6.0 has been released for a while now so it is a good time to have a look at the upgrade process since the original release build also received a patch in April 2015. Before we jump into the upgrade process, let’s have a quick look at what’s new in Site Recovery Manager 6.0. Support for VMware … [Read more...]

Customizing IP addresses for VM’s in SRM 5 – Part 2

In the previous part we had a closer look at customizing the IP addresses in SRM using the manual method. In this part, we will customize the IP addresses for multiple virtual machines by defining the IP customization rules in SRM. I will not go into the small details of how this process works. It is very well … [Read more...]