The course Site Recovery Manager: Install configura manage, hands-on training course 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.
This course is also available in an On Demand format. For more information, select this link: 

VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.2] – On Demand.

Product Alignment
•  VMware Site Recovery Manager [V8.2]


16 hs


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
Configure 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
Site Recovery Manager protection groups based on vSphere Replication
Build, edit, execute, test, and remove a recovery plan
Perform a planned migration and reprotect and failback using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication
Intended Audience
vSphere administrators, architects, system engineers, and systems integrators who are responsible for the deployment or management of Site Recovery Manager


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 information

2  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
Discuss 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
how 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
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
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
Configure a vSphere Replication appliance connection
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
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
a storage profile protection group

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

10  Testing and Running a Recovery Plan
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
Identify 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
how to reprotect a data center
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