VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 6.1: Install, Configure, Manage

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
Code VMWARESRM61

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Course Introduction (2 topics)

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Overview and Architecture (7 topics)

  • Examine disaster recovery options with Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe Site Recovery Manager integration with VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Discuss Site Recovery Manager features
  • Analyze Site Recovery Manager storage policies and integration options
  • Discuss how Site Recovery Manager supports several disaster recovery topologies
  • Identify use cases for Site Recovery Manager across various scenarios
  • Compare disaster recovery with VMware vCloud® Air™ and Site Recovery Manager

Installing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (7 topics)

  • Identify the necessary components to deploy and use Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe prerequisites for installing a Site Recovery Manager server and the associated database
  • Describe prerequisites for the Site Recovery Manager database
  • Discuss requirements for ESXi hosts and virtual machines with which Site Recovery Manager operates
  • Install the Site Recovery Manager software
  • Describe the Site Recovery Manager site-pairing process
  • Define the credentials required for Site Recovery Manager site pairing

Storage Replication (3 topics)

  • Discuss SRM architecture when used with array-based replication
  • Describe vSphere Replication
  • Compare Site Recovery Manager storage replication options

Deploying Replication (10 topics)

  • Describe storage replication adapters
  • Describe the process for adding an array manager in Site Recovery Manager
  • Explore vSphere Replication architecture
  • Examine vSphere Replication functionality
  • Formulate use cases for vSphere Replication
  • Deploy a vSphere Replication appliance
  • Configure vSphere Replication appliance settings
  • Configure a vSphere Replication appliance connection
  • Deploy a vSphere Replication server
  • Register a vSphere Replication server

Configuring Inventory Mappings (3 topics)

  • Outline the importance of inventory mappings
  • Examine configuration options for inventory mappings
  • Outline the importance of placeholders

Configuring vSphere Replication (5 topics)

  • Configure VR for a single virtual machine
  • Describe VR recovery point objective scheduling
  • Describe the VR disk transfer protocol
  • Configure VR for multiple virtual machines
  • Manage VR

Building Protection Groups (7 topics)

  • Building Protection Groups
  • Define protection group functionality
  • Examine the differences between array-based protection groups, protection groups based on vSphere Replication, and storage profile protection groups
  • Create a protection group
  • Discuss protection group settings
  • Remove protection from a virtual machine
  • Create a storage profile protection group

Prerequisites

This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6]
  • VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.5 to V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5]

Or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server™.

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