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Disaster Recovery Using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager - Second Edition by Abhilash G B

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What is Site Recovery Manager?

vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is an orchestration software that is used to automate disaster recovery testing and failover. It can be configured to leverage either vSphere replication or a supported array-based replication. With SRM, you can create protection groups and run recovery plans against them. These recovery plans can then be used to test the Disaster Recovery (DR) setup, perform a planned failover, or be initiated during a DR. SRM is a not a product that performs an automatic failover, which means there is no intelligence built into SRM that would detect a disaster/outage and cause failover of the virtual machines (VMs). The DR process should be manually initiated. Hence, it is not a high-availability ...

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