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VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Install Configure Manage [V5.8] Video Learning

Overview

This hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.8. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

VMware Video on Demand offers a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training, delivering modular videos that can be accessed any time, anywhere, and from any device.

What's Included

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

This package includes:

  •   Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  •   Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers.
  •   Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

More Information

Prerequisites                    

  •   Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience
  •   Basic knowledge of disaster recovery concepts
  •   Basic knowledge of storage array technology

Audience : vSphere administrators, architects, system engineers, and systems integrators who are responsible for the deployment or management of vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Objectives                    

  •   Summarize the components of vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture
  •   Install vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8 software
  •   Understand storage replication options used with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Deploy and configure VMware vSphere® Replication™ for use with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Configure inventory mappings in vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Build protection groups based on vSphere Replication
  •   Build and test a recovery plan
  •   Perform reprotect and failback operations following recovery plan execution

Outline

Course Introduction

  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course goals and objectives
  •   About vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   VMware online resources
  •   vCenter Site Recovery Manager product documentation

Overview and Architecture

  •   Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager is used for disaster recovery
  •   Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client as the interface for vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Discuss vCenter Site Recovery Manager features
  •   Compare different vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture topologies

Installing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

  •   Identify version requirements for the vSphere and vCenter elements that operate with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Describe requirements for installing vCenter Site Recovery Manager Server software
  •   Discuss alternatives for the vCenter Site Recovery Manager database
  •   Install the vCenter Site Recovery Manager software
  •   Describe the site pairing process
  •   Define the credentials required for pairing sites

Storage Replication

  •   Describe how array-based replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Describe how vSphere Replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Compare array-based replication and vSphere Replication as options to work with vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Deploying Replication

  •   Describe storage replication adapters
  •   Describe the process for adding an array manager to vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Describe vSphere Replication architecture with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  •   Describe the components of vSphere Replication
  •   Define use cases for vCenter Site Recovery Manager using 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

  •   Describe inventory mappings
  •   Describe network mappings
  •   Discuss placeholder datastores
  •   Refresh inventory mappings when recovery site changes are made

Configuring vSphere Replication

  •   Describe vSphere Replication recovery point objective (RPO) scheduling
  •   Describe retaining multiple points in time (MPIT) instances
  •   Configure vSphere Replication for virtual machines
  •   Explain how vSphere Replication stores replicated data
  •   Discuss configuring vSphere Replication target servers

Building Protection Groups

  •   Define the function of vCenter Site Recovery Manager protection groups
  •   Describe array-based protection groups
  •   Describe vSphere Replication protection groups
  •   Create a protection group
  •   Configure protection group settings
  •   Remove protection from a virtual machine

Building Recovery Plans

  •   Discuss how recovery plans protect virtual machines
  •   Discuss network planning for recovery plans
  •   Describe how recovery plans can be customized
  •   Discuss monitoring recovery plan activity using VMware vCenter™ alarms
  •   Create a recovery plan
  •   Configure virtual machine properties in a recovery plan
  •   Remove a recovery plan

Testing and Running a Recovery Plan

  •   Compare planned migration and disaster recovery using recovery plans
  •   Describe the differences between testing and running a recovery plan
  •   Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager works with various vSphere technologies and components
  •   Describe how to run a recovery plan
  •   Identify the recovery steps for planned migration and disaster recovery
  •   Discuss using the Force Recovery option for recovery plans
  •   Describe reprotect and failback operations and why they are necessary
  •   Perform a reprotect operation
  •   Perform a failback operation

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