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Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 by Michael Gordon Laverick

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Chapter 7. Installing VMware SRM

This chapter covers the installation of the VMware SRM. Before we install the VMware server, though, we’ll review the architecture of the VMware SRM and discuss how to set up the VMware SRM database using Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Architecture of the VMware SRM

Before you begin the process of setting up and configuring SRM for the first time, it’s important to understand the structure of the product and its basic requirements. As you can see, there is quite a lot of interprocess communication, with the SRM server needing access to the vCenter at the site and to a database backend, as well as communication to the management layer of the storage array. Additionally, communication is required between the sites, ...

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