VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage

This two-day, hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.8. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

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About this Course

The VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.1] hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 6.1. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

Audience Profile

vSphere administrators, architects, system engineers, and systems integrators who are responsible for the deployment or management of vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

At Course Completion

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Install SRM 6.1 software
  • Storage replication options
  • Understand storage replication options used with vCenter SRM
  • Deploy and configure VMware vSphere Replication (VR)
  • Configure inventory and resource mappings
  • Build protection groups based on VR
  • Create, edit, execute, and test a recovery plan
  • Perform a re-protect and a failback

Prerequisites

  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience
  • Basic knowledge of disaster recovery concepts
  • Basic knowledge of storage array technology

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives

Module 2: Overview and Architecture

  • ? Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager is used for disaster recovery
  • Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client as the interface for vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Discuss vCenter Site Recovery Manager features
  • Compare different vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture topologies

Module 3: Installing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

  • Identify version requirements for the vSphere and vCenter elements that operate with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe requirements for installing a Site Recovery Manager server
  • Discuss alternatives for the vCenter Site Recovery Manager database
  • Install the Site Recovery Manager software
  • Describe the Site Recovery Manager site pairing process
  • Define the credentials required for Site Recovery Manager site pairing

Module 4: Storage Replication

  • Describe how array-based replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe how vSphere Replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Compare array-based replication and vSphere Replication as options to work with vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Module 5: Deploying Replication

  • Describe storage replication adapters
  • Describe the process for adding an array manager in vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe the components of vSphere Replication
  • Define use cases for vCenter Site Recovery Manager using vSphere Replication
  • Deploy a vSphere Replication appliance
  • Configure vSphere Replication appliance settings
  • Configure a vSphere Replication appliance connection
  • Deploy an additional vSphere Replication server
  • Register an additional vSphere Replication server

Module 6: Configuring Inventory Mappings

  • Describe inventory mappings
  • Describe network mappings
  • Discuss placeholder datastores
  • Configure inventory mappings in vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Configure a placeholder datastore
  • List the steps to refresh inventory mappings

Module 7: Configuring vSphere Replication

  • Configure vSphere Replication for virtual machines
  • Discuss the need for a datastore mapping
  • Describe vSphere Replication RPO scheduling
  • Describe vSphere Replication disk transfer protocol

Module 8: Building Protection Groups

  • Define what a protection group is
  • Discuss the differences between array-based protection groups and protection groups based on vSphere Replication
  • Create a protection group
  • Configure protection group settings
  • Remove protection from a virtual machine

Module 9: Building Recovery Plans

  • Discuss recovery plan concepts
  • List recovery plan steps
  • Discuss network planning
  • Create a recovery plan.
  • Create a recovery plan
  • Configure virtual machine properties in a recovery plan
  • Remove a recovery plan

Module 10: Testing and Running a Recovery Plan

  • Discuss use cases for vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe planned migration
  • Identify vCenter Site Recovery Manager workflows
  • Discuss VMware vSphere® VMFS resignaturing
  • Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager works with various vSphere technologies.
  • Discuss how migration and failover affect virtual machines


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