This  course gives experienced VMware vSphere® administrators the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware Site Recovery Manager™ ۶.۱. This course also shows you how to write and test disaster recovery plans that use Site Recovery Manager.

Summarize the components of Site Recovery Manager architecture

Install Site Recovery Manager software

Describe the principal disaster recovery topologies that are used with Site Recovery Manager

Configure inventory and resource mappings

Describe the storage replication options that are used with Site Recovery Manager

Describe VMware vSphere® Replication™ functionality

Describe 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

Build, edit, execute, test, and remove a recovery plan

Perform a planned migration

Perform reprotect and failback using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication

Course Introduction

Outline the necessary information to effectively undertake this course

Identify resources for additional information

Outline an overview of Site Recovery Manager

Overview and Architecture

Examine disaster recovery options with Site Recovery Manager

Describe Site Recovery Manager integration with

VMware vSphere® Web Client

Discuss Site Recovery Manager features

Analyze Site Recovery Manager storage policies and integration options

Discuss how Site Recovery Manager supports several disaster recovery topologies

Identify use cases for Site Recovery Manager across various scenarios

Compare disaster recovery with VMware vCloud® Air™ and Site Recovery Manager

Installing Site Recovery Manager

Identify the necessary components to deploy and use Site Recovery Manager

Describe prerequisites for installing a Site Recovery Manager server and the associated database

Describe prerequisites for the Site Recovery

Manager database

Discuss requirements for VMware ESXi™ hosts and virtual machines with which Site Recovery Manager operates

Install the Site Recovery Manager software

Describe the Site Recovery Manager site-pairing process

Define the credentials required for Site Recovery Manager site pairing

Configuring Inventory Mappings

Outline the importance of inventory mappings

Examine configuration options for inventory mappings

Outline the importance of placeholders

Storage Replication

Describe array-based replication

Describe vSphere Replication

Compare Site Recovery Manager storage replication options

Deploying Replication

Describe storage replication adapters

Describe the process for adding an array manager in Site Recovery Manager

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

Deploy a vSphere Replication server

Register a vSphere Replication server

Configuring vSphere Replication

Configure vSphere Replication for virtual machines

Explain the importance of datastore mappings

Describe vSphere Replication recovery point objective scheduling

Describe the vSphere Replication disk transfer protocol

Building Protection Groups

Define protection group functionality

Examine the differences between array-based protection group, 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

Create a storage profile protection group

Building Recovery Plans

Discuss recovery plan concepts

List recovery plan steps

Discuss network planning

Discuss customization options in recovery planning

Recognize Site Recovery Manager alarm options

Outline how to implement a recovery plan

Investigate recovery plan options

Describe the customization of recovery plans

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

Identify the effects on the storage layer during recovery steps

Review recovery plan reports

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

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