March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 2 – Backup and Restore a VM

In our previous post we discussed about deploying the VMware VDP Appliance and configuring it with the vCenter Server. Here we would be discussing about Backing […]
March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 1 – Install and Configure

vSphere Data Protection is a backup and recovery solution designed for vSphere environments. Here we would be discussing about deploying VMware VDP and how to backup […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 11 – Running Test Recovery

We have installed and configured the VMware Site Recovery Manager but its very important to test it to make sure everything is configured correctly. To test […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 10 – Create Recovery Plan

The Recovery plan is an automated plan to recover the Virtual Machines. It includes all the Protection Groups and also defines the following information. All the […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 9 – Inventory Mapping

Inventory mapping means defining where the VMs have to be placed and powered on at the recovery site. Mapping the inventory is very important and critical […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 8 – Test Replication

Site B We configured the Replication, However it is good to test the replication. To do so, Login to the Recovery Site vCenter and goto vCenter […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 7 – Configuring Replication for a VM

In our previous post we configured the vSphere Replication Appliance and the Replication Servers. In this post we’ll be discussing how to replicate a VM from […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 6 – Register the Replication Server

Once the Replication Server is Deployed and Powered ON, Register the Replication Server in the list of Replication Servers. Select the Replication Server from the Virtual […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 5 – Deploy a Replication Server

Once the vSphere Replication Appliance is imported and Powered On you ll see the below screen. Open your favorite browser and type in the URL as […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 4 – Deploying VMware vSphere Replication

After configuring the sites, we need to replicate the Virtual Machines between the protected and the recovery site. You can use either use the Array based […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 3 – Site Pairing

Once the installation of SRM Server is done, you need to pair the Protected and Recovery site. Site pairing can be done either on the Protected […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 2 – Installation

VMware Site Recovery Manager Server can be installed on the vCenter machine itself or on a dedicated Windows Server. In this lab, I have an dedicated […]
December 1, 2017

VMware SRM 6.x – Part 1 – Overview

VMware Site Recovery Manager is an industry leading Disaster Recovery solution which ensures availability of applications across sites in VMware environments.  In simpler terms SRM […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 4 – Creating Sample Workflow

Once the process of registering vRealize Orchestrator in vCenter Server, open vCenter Server and click on vRealize Orchestrator. It will take you to the vRO Dashboard. […]
July 3, 2017

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 – Part 3 – Register vRealize Orchestrator

After the vRealize Orchestrator Server is rebooted, again open the URL https://<IP or FQDN of the Orchestrator Server>:8281/vco/ and Download Orchestrator Client Application. After the download is complete, […]