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Bulk IP Customization in SRM 5

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SRM provides the ability to change the protected side IP and the recovery side IP of a VM in a recovery plan, however as with many UI based systems it is not efficient for bulk numbers of VMs so VMware provides a command line bulk IP customizer for working with large numbers of VMs. This blog talks about using that tool. Read more...

SRM 5 marketing video

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This blog has a number of links - one to a marketing video, and one to a technical tour video as well as a link to the marketing launch blog I did with mostly screen shots and words. Read more...

SRM 5 and Scripts

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In SRM 5 we have the same scripting capability we have had in the past – the ability to execute a script on the SRM console.  Check out the blog about it here.  It is still useful and correct information.  However, we now have a new capability as well.  We can now execute a script Read more...

More on Scripting with SRM – View desktops!

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Hello all, I wanted to draw your attention to a very interesting blog a co-worker has written about using PowerCLI and SRM to fail desktops over in a crisis.  This is a very interesting use of both SRM and PowerCLI.  Currently SRM cannot protect View desktops but Alan has shown how it can be done Read more...

Increasing SRM log retention

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The SRM 4, and SRM 5 logs are small as we need to be conservative, but they can easily be increased in size and number as needed. I recommend this to ensure that your logs always have exactly what support needs them to have! Read more...

Need your help … What would you like to see …

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Hello all, We are currently just starting our work on the marketing 'collateral' we need for our upcoming releases.  The products I work with include VMware Data Recovery (vDR) and Site Recovery Manager (SRM).  So that means I need to produce a technical What's new deck for our partners and internal technical sales people for Read more...