This is a quick post to share the resources from where I learn about vRealize Operations Manager. In the past few months, I have received a number of questions around Capacity Management, Alerts, Projects etc. I must say that VMware Technical Marketing has done a great job to document all this in a form ofContinue reading “The Secret Sauce to be a VMware Ninja!”
Tag Archives: SRM
SAP on VMware Series : It’s all about the Design!
Some time back I tweeted about the value of doing a series around running SAP workloads on VMware and I got a positive response from the community as this is still considered to be a black art. I was lucky to learn from some of the best in the industry and I am referring toContinue reading “SAP on VMware Series : It’s all about the Design!”
Hardware considerations while using VMware Site Recovery Manager!
Today, I received a query from a VMware partner around hardware requirements for VMware Site Recovery Manager. Although the SRM solution is hardware agnostic in most of the cases, there are a number of things one must be careful of before implementing Site Recovery Manager in there vSphere infrastructure. I replied to the query andContinue reading “Hardware considerations while using VMware Site Recovery Manager!”
Running Scripts to Automate SRM Recovery Plans using Powershell / PowerCli !
In my last post, I took a deep dive on how to run commands within the Recovery Plan, which would call out scripts on the recovered Virtual Machines. I would highly recommend that you read that article before reading this one. Here is the link – Using scripts to automate VMware Site Recovery Manager workflows & recovery steps!Continue reading “Running Scripts to Automate SRM Recovery Plans using Powershell / PowerCli !”
Using scripts to automate VMware Site Recovery Manager workflows & recovery steps!
While I am trying to cope up with projects, new VMware products, training and new initiatives for the VMware community, I quickly thought of coming back to the audience and talk about something which I have discussed before in one of my post and share my experience around that. Well, I am talking about an articleContinue reading “Using scripts to automate VMware Site Recovery Manager workflows & recovery steps!”
Things to Know About Guest IP Customization in VMware Site Recovery Manager!
With the introduction of Site Recovery Manager 5.0, the customization workflows of the product were improved tenfold as compared to the previous versions of SRM. SRM 5.0 Guest IP customization was a great revolution as this helped reducing the RTO significantly. In the earlier versions of SRM, it use to take a long time for Virtual Machines to getContinue reading “Things to Know About Guest IP Customization in VMware Site Recovery Manager!”
Using vSphere Replication for Protecting Databases with VMware Site Recovery Manager
I recently came across a question which involved the utilization of vSphere Replication to replicate databases from Protected Site to Recovery Site with VMware Site Recovery Manager as the DR engine. This query had 2 parts to it:- One, whether vSphere Replication Supports DB replication, & Is it a good option to use vSphere Replication for DBContinue reading “Using vSphere Replication for Protecting Databases with VMware Site Recovery Manager”
"Target disk UUID validation failed" Error while configuring vSphere Replication on a Pre-seeded VMDK
vSphere Replication gives you the option of performing a host based replication of Virtual Machine from one data-center to another over a network link. This feature was introduced with vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.x. This allowed customers to use vSphere Replication as the primary replication engine to replicate data from one Site to another and then useContinue reading “"Target disk UUID validation failed" Error while configuring vSphere Replication on a Pre-seeded VMDK”
VMware Site Recovery Manager – Accessing Test Network during Disaster Recovery Drills!
Like most of my blog posts, this topic was also a question which was raised by one of my customer during an SRM Plan & Design engagement. I did not find a blog or a document which speaks about this topic and hence I thought of documenting this on vXpress and help the community useContinue reading “VMware Site Recovery Manager – Accessing Test Network during Disaster Recovery Drills!”
Changing Swap file Location of VMware vSphere Virtual Machines
While working on a SRM project for a customer, I came across a situation where the customer wanted to minimize the amount of data which we need to replicate at the storage layer for the virtual machines to be available at the DR Site. We are using Storage Array based replication and not vSphere ReplicationContinue reading “Changing Swap file Location of VMware vSphere Virtual Machines”