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Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager by Abhilash GB

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What is Site Recovery Manager (SRM)?

vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is an orchestration software that is used to automate disaster recovery testing and Failover. It can be configured to leverage either vSphere Replication or a supported array-based replication. With SRM, you can create Protection Groups and run Recovery Plans against them. The Recovery Plans can then be used to test the DR setup and perform a planned Failover, or it can be initiated during a disaster recovery. SRM is a not a product that performs an automatic Failover, which means that there is no intelligence built into SRM that would detect a disaster/outage and Failover the VMs. The disaster recovery process should be manually initiated. Hence, it is not a high availability ...

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