Veeam, VMware

Veeam Replication to DR site – Part 2: Configuration

Part 2 In part 1 I gave a brief overview of the requirements and design, now I’ll go through Veeam configuration. Veeam Configuration The first step to be tackled was to add the Production cluster (PRD-CLUSTER), DR host (DR-HOST) and both proxies (PRD-VPXY1 & DR-VPXY1) to the Backup Infrastructure within Veeam. While the DR host is only a single VMware vSphere 5.0…

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Veeam, VMware

Veeam Replication to DR site – Part 1 : Design

Intro A recent implementation of an infrastructure had a requirement for replicating, utilising Veeam Replication, 3 Production Linux virtual machines to an off site DR location at a remote site. While relatively comfortable with the backup portion of Veeam Backup & Replication (6.5), I had never set up replication job before, but as with most things Veeam related, it wasn’t…

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VMware vCAC license issue at installation.

Attempting to install a POC for VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.1 (vCAC) and running into an issue when it asks for the license key. I have downloaded the key from the VMware site, and followed the advice in KB Article 2042327 :- Cause This issue occurs if the file downloaded from vmware.com is in an incorrect format. Resolution To resolve this issue,…

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