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what should i consider when creating a DR site with vSphere?

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im thinking about creating vcenter in linked mode with SSO and SRM.


need help finding some best practice articles
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Have you purchased SRM?

or are you just experimenting with it?

see here

Setting up VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager with Partner Storage Arrays (1014610)

It's normally performed by VMware and Storage Partners, because the SAN to SAN replication is key, to get working correctly!

How to: VMware Site Recovery Manager 5 – Part 1: Preparation

Part 2 VMware Site Recovery Manager 5 Install


I would also point you to fellow vExpert - Mike Laverick's Book

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0
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one major gotcha with SRM - lack of support for datastore clusters... :(  What storage vendor do you utilise, I often find the best guides / articles are from the storage vendors info - .e.g EMC have some good guides.

FYI: http://www.scribd.com/doc/93847374/VMware-Site-Recovery-Manager-SRM-5-0-Step-by-Step-Setup-Guide
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All our storage is dell equallogic
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