Using vCenter Server Heartbeat to provide vCenter availability

vCenter Server Heartbeat is a separately licensed product available from VMware that provides high availability clustering of VMware vCenter Server. vCenter Server Heartbeat can be used to protect both the vCenter Server components and the vCenter databases from operating system, application, network, and hardware failures. vCenter Server Heartbeat can only be used to protect the vCenter Server deployed on a Windows server. It cannot be used to protect the vCenter Server virtual appliance.

How to do it…

Perform the following steps for using vCenter Server Hearbeat to provide availability:

  1. Identify the use cases for protecting the vCenter Server with vCenter Server Heartbeat.
  2. Understand ...

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