Category Archives: SRM 6.5

SRM 6.5 – Part 12 – Creating Recovery Plan

By | October 7, 2017

In the previous post, we created VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM 6.5) protection groups where we specified the VMs that are part of it. In this post, we will look at configuring an SRM 6.5 recovery plan. A recovery plan contains all the steps required to run tests and to perform a planned migration or disaster recovery.… Read More »

SRM 6.5 – Part 9 – Configuring EMC UnityVSA Replication

By | September 25, 2017

In this post, we will be configuring EMC UnityVSA Replication. As discussed earlier, we have two instances of UnityVSA appliances installed and connected to each site separately through iSCSI connections. Refer to this post to configure iSCSI using UnityVSA appliance. Once this setup, we will configure the Replication between the two EMC UnityVSA appliances. Log into the… Read More »

SRM 6.5 – Part 7 – Creating Placeholder Datastore

By | September 4, 2017

In this post of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM 6.5) series, we will be looking at creating placeholder datastores. In the series, up until now, we have seen the  overview, installation, site pairing and resource mappings. folder mapping and network mapping. If you are using array-based replication to protect datastore groups, or if you use vSphere Replication to protect individual virtual machines,… Read More »

SRM 6.5 – Part 6 – Creating Network Mappings

By | September 1, 2017

In the previous post, we discussed on how to create Folder mappings for VMware SRM 6.5 and in this post, we continue the same discussion and proceed with creating Network mappings. As discussed, there are three different types of Inventory mappings that can be configured in VMware SRM 6.5. Resource Mappings: These are configured so that the… Read More »

SRM 6.5 – Part 5 – Creating Folder Mappings

By | August 25, 2017

This is the fifth post of the VMware Site Recovery Manager series where will be creating SRM Folder mappings. In our previous articles, we dealt with the overview, installation, site pairing and resource mappings. Typically, you would see that most vSphere Administrators would create folders to organize the Virtual Machines in the infrastructure. This is very important in a large… Read More »