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VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage v6.1 (VSRM)

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Detailed Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives

Overview and Architecture

  • Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager can be used for disaster recovery
  • List vCenter Site Recovery Manager features

Installing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

  • Identify the necessary components to deploy and use vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • List prerequisites and guidelines
  • Install the software and the VMware vSphere® Client™ plug-in
  • Configure a site pair

Storage Replication

  • Discuss vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture when used with array-based replication
  • Discuss vSphere Replication technology

Deploying Replication

  • Deploy and configure a vSphere Replication appliance
  • Deploy and configure a vSphere Replication server appliance
  • Describe the architecture of vSphere Replication
  • Describe the process for adding an array manager

Configuring Inventory Mappings

  • Configure inventory and network mappings
  • Configure placeholder datastores

Configuring vSphere Replication

  • Discuss how vSphere Replication works
  • Configure vSphere Replication for a single virtual machine
  • Configure vSphere Replication for multiple virtual machines
  • Manage vSphere Replication

Building Protection Groups

  • Discuss differences between array-based protection groups and vSphere Replication protection groups
  • Create, configure, and edit protection groups

Building Recovery Plans

  • Discuss vCenter Site Recovery Manager recovery plan concepts
  • Create a recovery plan
  • Modify recovery plan properties

Testing and Running a Recovery Plan

  • Discuss use cases for vCenter Site Recovery Manager recovery
  • Describe recovery plan workflows
  • Test a recovery plan
  • Revert a tested recovery plan
  • Discuss recovery plan execution
  • Perform a planned migration
  • Perform a reprotect
  • Perform a failback