Tag 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 »

Right-Sizing SSO Domain

In a previous post, I lamented over whether a SSO domain should be big or small. I gave various pros and cons for having it either way, but I wanted to discuss how to try to design your SSO domain to be the right size (whether that is large or small) for your environment. One… Read More »

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 – 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 »

Site Recovery Manager IP Address Hacking

In a previous post , I discussed how SRM maps IP addresses. In this post I will describe how you can view the NFS IP address mappings and make changes as needed. Note the following procedure is totally NOT SUPPORTED and is for educational purposes only The IP address mappings are typically not done on the… Read More »

Site Recovery Manager with Multiple NFS addresses

I have been working on a project at work to implement Site Recovery Manager (SRM) within our environment. We use primarily Netapp storage and our currently converting to cluster mode/CMODE/clustered data ontap/CDOT. Netapp has a great document that describes some best practices. One of the best practices for clustered data on tap serving NFS is… Read More »