Archive | January, 2018

How to Perform VMware SRM Reprotect Operation

Once We have done with SRM failover, Next step is to perform SRM Reprotect. When you perform the recovery, Recovery site becomes the new protected site and all the virtual machine workloads will be running on your new protected site i.e your recovery site. All your production workloads and active writes to your application are […]

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How to Create VMware RDM Physical Compatibility Disk

VMware RDM (Raw device mapping) is a mapping file that provides direct access to a LUN on an iscsi or fibre channel storage system for a virtual machine. As we discussed in the earlier post, There are two types of RDM Disks (Virtual Compatibility RDM and Physical Compatibility RDM).  We have explained the detailed 11 differences between RDM physical vs […]

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Perform Failover of vSphere Replication based Recovery Plan

VMware SRM recovery plan can be used to perform Test recovery (failover testing), planned migration and disaster Recovery failover to the recovery site. VMware SRM will not perform the automatic failover of VM’s in the primary site to recovery site in case of data center failures. I have explained how to run test recovery of vSphere Replication-based recovery […]

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Top 21 Must-Have VMware Admin Tools an Administrator can’t live without

Tools and utilities simplify the day to day administrative tasks for VMware Administrator. We can’t expect to manage and repair the car without a screwdriver and spanner.  As similar to that, you shouldn’t expect to manage the VMware infrastructure without some of the important tools. These tools are essential sysadmin tools for VMware administrators. This […]

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