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Hyper-V Replica Essentials by Vangel Krstevski

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Hyper-V Replica in standalone Hyper-V hosts environment

You must have enough storage space on all of the primary and replica servers to store the files used by primary virtual machines and its replica virtual machines. Between the sites there should be some kind of a network connection, whether it is LAN, leased line, some kind of VP, and so on. You must configure your local firewall on all Hyper-V hosts and intermediate firewall devices to allow replication traffic. There are three steps that have to be done to configure Hyper-V Replica:

  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica on a server in a replica site
  • Configure virtual machines for replication
  • Configure firewall rules

Configuring Hyper-V replica on a server in a replica site

The first step is to enable a ...

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