Tag Archives: datastore

SRM replicated datastores with the snap prefix

By | August 23, 2015

I've done many SRM implementations since version 1.x and always there was the same "esthetic" problem: SRM renames replicated datastore with the snap prefix after recovery. Fortunately since SRM 5.x it is possible to change the behavior via GUI: The option is not checked by default so I recommend to check it. To access the advanced settings for… Read More »

SRM placeholder datastore design

By | January 26, 2015

Recently I was doing a VMware project with 14 HA Clusters (DC) and 8 HA Clusters (DRC) . During the design considerations I wondered how many datastores should be created for Site Recovery Manager (SRM)  placeholders. The placeholder is a file which holds configuration information corresponding to the Protected virtual machines. Following VMware documentation placeholder datastores must meet… Read More »