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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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Host presentation (Zoning) at the protected and the recovery sites

If you are involved in a new implementation, then you will have to plan how the ESXi hosts are zoned to the array at both the protected and recovery sites. This means that LUNs should be correctly zoned at the Fabric:

  • At the protected site array, zone the ESXi hosts to communicate with the array, and make sure that the LUNs housing the VMs to be protected are assigned to the ESXi hosts
  • At the recovery site array, zone the ESXi hosts to the array, but do not map the replica LUNs to the hosts yet

Installing SRM on both the protected and recovery sites

VCenter SRM has to be installed at the both the protected and recovery sites for the disaster recovery setup to work. The installation ...

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