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Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 by Michael Gordon Laverick

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Chapter 10. Recovery Site Configuration

We are very close to being able to run our first basic test plan. I’m sure you’re just itching to press a button that tests failover. I want to get to that stage as quickly as possible so that you get a feel for the components that make up SRM. I want to give you the “bigger picture” view, if you like, before we get lost in the devil that is the detail.

So far all our attention has been on a configuration held at the Protected Site’s vCenter. Now we are going to change tack to look at the Recovery Site’s vCenter configuration. The critical piece is the creation of a Recovery Plan. It is likely you will have multiple Recovery Plans based on the possibility of different types of failures, which yield different ...

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