Category Archives: DR/BC Solutions

How to configure VMware VSAN in a nested ESXi without SSD?

By | February 1, 2015

Recently, I have received some questions and requests about configuring VSAN at home without having SSD disks. Of course, you can play with VSAN without SSD disk. You can use either ESXi or VMware Workstation where you have to install at least three nested ESXi with SSD emulation. Please notice that it is recommended to have a physical… Read More »

NetBackup Auto Image Replication (AIR): Overview.

By | August 20, 2015

NetBackup Auto Image Replication (AIR) was released in version NetBackup 7.1 and has been improved so much. AIR lets you replicate the backups that are generated in one NetBackup domain to storage in one or more target NetBackup domains. To replicate images from one NetBackup domain to another NetBackup domain requires two storage lifecycle policies (SLP). Auto Image… Read More »

How to install Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 5.8 or 6.x Part 1: using embedded database.

By | June 7, 2015

In this post I will show how to install Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 5.8 or 6.x using embedded database. SRM is disaster recovery solution that provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing of centralized recovery plans for all virtualized applications. For more information about this solution please follow my another post: Site Recovery Manager 5.8: Architecture Overview and Features.… Read More »