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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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Using SRM with vSphere Replication

vSphere Replication as a standalone product has no ability to automate DR tasks such as a test, a failover, or a failback. SRM can be used to leverage vSphere Replication as the replication engine and use its orchestration ability to automate the DR tasks. Refer to following diagram:

Using SRM with vSphere Replication

SRM relies on the concept of two sites replicating data between them with the help of a replication engine. So, you need two sites managed separately by two different vCenter Servers. Each of the vCenter Servers should have a VRMS instance registered to it. This means you need to deploy a vSphere Replication Appliance (VRA) at both ...

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