SRM 6.0 is Now Generally Available – What’s New?

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Now that Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6.0 is available for download, here is an overview of the latest features, additions and improvements: Improved interoperability with Storage DRS and Storage vMotion Simplified SSL certificate requirements Full integration with vSphere 6.0 IP customization enhancements Improved interoperability with SDRS and Storage vMotion In previous versions of SRM there Read more...

Automatic Backup of VMs Migrated by SRM

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A question came across my desk a few days ago around being able to automatically back up VMs that have been migrated by vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM). After a bit of thought, it seems this is fairly simple to solve. With SRM, I migrate VMs to a resource pool at my recovery site. Why Read more...

Automating Failover with SRM and PowerCLI

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Today we’ll take a look at running a recovery plan for SRM programatically, from the API via PowerCLI. In almost all scenarios, falling over in an automated fashion is a poor idea. There is a lot of risk associated with it and a lot of potential liability for failing over due to incorrect reasoning. Failing Read more...