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I have deployed OVF (for Vmware Replication Appliance), I noticed that VRA automatically created 2 hard drives. I wonder what are those drives used for.

I thought configuration of VRA as well as the replication changes are stored in SQL database (in the same SQL instance that vCenter uses) and the replicated VM files are stored in the datastore selected through Replication Wizard.

so what are the 2 created drives are used for?

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Most appliances that VMware create are split into a

System OS disk.
Data disk.
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by:jskfan
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I wonder what is in those disks?
one might hold the OS of the appliance, cannot guess about the other
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AFAIK, The other disk will have the embedded database in it and all the data related to replication.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 250 total points
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As I reported in http:#a39881183.

System OS Disk, and a Data Disk!
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Thank you Guys!
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