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Mastering Citrix® XenServer® by Martez Reed

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XenServer® DR requirements

The following list outlines the requirements for utilizing the XenServer DR feature:

  • The SR used must be an iSCSI or Fibre Channel shared SR
  • The XenServer version and patch level must be the same at both the primary and secondary sites
  • The underlying SRs must be replicated using the storage-level replication

    Tip

    The DR feature does not manage any storage array functionality and replication/mirroring must be configured on the storage array. There are a number of storage vendors that provide the storage mirroring or snapshotting functionality that can be enabled in the vendor's management software. This functionality is often an add-on that must be purchased separately.

  • In order to perform a failback operation, the SRs at the ...

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