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Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 by Michael Gordon Laverick

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Chapter 12. Alarms, Exporting History, and Access Control

You will be very pleased to learn that SRM has a large number of configurable alarms and a useful reporting feature. Alarms are especially well defined, with lots of conditions that we can check on. SRM 5.0 introduces a whole series of new alarms, including ones that cover the vSphere Replication (VR) process. The action we can take in the event of an alarm being triggered includes sending an email, sending an SMNP trap, or executing a script. It’s perhaps worth stating something very obvious here: SMTP and SNMP are both networked services. These services may not be available during a real disaster; as such, you may not wish to rely on them too heavily.

Additionally, you will find that ...

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