Category Archives: SRM

Site Recovery Manger 6.1 addfoldermapping API and matching folders across sites

Update March 22, 2017: Added ” | Where-Object { $_.Type -eq “Folder”}” to primaryfolder.extensiondata.childentity (and the subfolder one) to filter the childentities to just folders. SRM added a feature in which you map folder inventories across vCenters by assuming the folders had the same name and same structure. I already had one method for replicating folder… Read More »

Uninstalling Site Recovery Manager 6.X

I had a situation where one of my SRM installs would not start. Support could not figure out the issue but thought that there may be something corrupted in the database. I had been reconfiguring my SRM installs anyways so I decided to uninstall. First off, uninstall and reinstall per http://pubs.vmware.com/srm-61/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/srm-install-config-6-1.pdf does not seem to… Read More »

Category: SRM

Big SSO Domain or Small?

I just recently completed the upgrade of the vCenters at my work, and it was a doozy. This was the most amount of planning that has been done for any vCenter upgrade, and mostly because the topology you go with you are pretty much stuck with. I had a dozen or so vCenters spread out… Read More »

VMworld 2015 Speaker Experience

I have written previously about my session being accepted, but now that I have presented I want to recap my experience being a speaker leading up to and during VMworld. Abstract Submission (Call for Papers) The abstract submission process was a whirlwind but fairly straight forward. I was invited to submit a customer lessons learned… Read More »

VMworld 2015 – Day 1 Recap

Day 1 started off a little slow but ended really well. I missed my Bart train and ended up getting into the city around 720. This wasn’t bad but I worried it was a sign. Breakfast for day 1 was croissants and fruit. A really light way to start the day. I went to a… Read More »

VMworld Session is a Go!

Last week I found out that my abstract has been accepted as an official session for VMworld in San Francisco! I original blogged about submitting an abstract here. The title is: STO4856 Designing for Mass Failover with Site Recovery Manager: Lessons Learned from a Customer Deployment Last year I was invited to take part in… Read More »