The training course VMware NSX-T Datacenter Install Configure & Manage, gives experienced VMware vSphere® administrators the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware Site Recovery Manager™ 8.2. This course also shows you how to write and test disaster recovery plans that use Site Recovery Manager.
Product Alignment
•  VMware Site Recovery Manager [V8.2]
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Summarize the components of Site Recovery Manager architecture
•  Deploy and configure the Site Recovery Manager appliance
•  Describe the principal disaster recovery topologies that are used with Site Recovery Manager
•  inventory and resource mappings
•  the storage replication options that are used with Site Recovery Manager
•  Site Recovery Manager to leverage array-based replication
•  VMware vSphere® Replication™ functionality
•  the vSphere Replication architecture
•  Deploy and configure vSphere Replication for use with Site Recovery Manager
•  Build Site Recovery Manager protection groups based on vSphere Replication
•  edit, execute, test, and remove a recovery plan
•  Perform a planned migration and reprotect and failback using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication
This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

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

Or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server™.
1  Course Introduction
•  Outline the necessary information to effectively undertake this course
•  Identify resources for additional information2  Overview and Architecture
•  Discuss Site Recovery Manager architecture
•  Examine disaster recovery options with Site Recovery Manager

•  Describe Site Recovery Manager integration with VMware vSphere® ClientTM
•  Site Recovery Manager features
•  Analyze Site Recovery Manager storage policies and integration options
•  how Site Recovery Manager supports several disaster recovery topologies
•  Identify use cases for Site Recovery Manager across various scenarios
•  VMware Site Recovery™ for VMware Cloud™ on AWS integrates with Site Recovery

3  Deploy & Configure Site Recovery Manager
•  Identify the requirements to deploy Site Recovery Manager
•  Discuss the benefits of the Site Recovery Manager appliance
•  Explore vSphere deployment models
•  Deploy the Site Recovery Manager appliance
•  Navigate the Site Recovery Manager configuration user interface
•  Describe the process to register Site Recovery Manager with VMware vCenter Server®
•  Configure site pairing
•  Identify how to perform updates to the Site Recovery Manager appliance

4  Configuring Inventory Mappings
•  Outline the importance of inventory mappings
•  Examine configuration options for inventory mappings
•  Outline the importance of placeholders


5  Using Array-based Replication
•  Describe array-based replication
•  Discuss the role of the Storage Replication Adapter (SRA)
•  Explore the relationship between devices, consistency groups and datastore groups
•  Configure array pairs

6  vSphere Replication
•  Explore vSphere Replication architecture
•  Examine vSphere Replication functionality
•  Formulate use cases for vSphere Replication
•  Deploy a vSphere Replication appliance
•  Configure vSphere Replication appliance settings and a vSphere Replication appliance connection
•  Deploy a vSphere Replication server
•  Register a vSphere Replication server

7  Replicating Virtual Machines with vSphere Replication
•  Configure vSphere Replication for virtual machines
•  Explain the importance of datastore mappings
•  Describe vSphere Replication recovery point objective scheduling and the vSphere Replication disk transfer protocol

8  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
• storage profile protection group

9  Building Recovery Plans
•  Discuss recovery plan concepts
•  List recovery plan steps
•  Discuss network planning and customization options in recovery planning
•  Outline how to implement a recovery plan
•  Investigate recovery plan options

10  Testing and Running a Recovery Plan
•  Discuss use cases for Site Recovery Manager
•  Describe planned migration
•  Identify Site Recovery Manager workflows
•  Discuss the importance of VMware vSphere® VMFS resignaturing
•  Examine Site Recovery Manager integration with various vSphere technologies
•  Outline how to conduct a recovery plan test
•  Perform recovery plan test execution
•  the effects on the storage layer during recovery steps
•  Explain a recovery plan execution in planned migration or disaster recovery mode
•  Understand storage layer changes for plan execution types
•  Identify the recovery steps for each execution type
•  Describe how to reprotect a data center
•  Examine failback steps

11  Monitoring and Troubleshooting
•  Discuss Site Recovery Manager alarms
•  Explore Site Recovery Manager history reports
•  Configuring advanced Site Recovery Manager settings
•  Describe how to modify logging levels
•  Explain how to collect log bundles
•  Identify key log locations