Tag: Site Recovery Manager

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Recently at a client, we preformed an upgrade of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) version 6.1 to SRM 8.1.  The process was pretty uneventful and ... Read More

New VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.1 released.

New VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.1 released.

Just because I want to upgrade one thing doesn’t mean I want to upgrade EVERYTHING else touching it.   This is why I’m pretty excited about ... Read More

Increasing LUN sizes on vSphere [ Weird Error]

Increasing LUN sizes on vSphere [ Weird Error]

Normally this is a super easy thing to get done but today I was working with a client and ran into such a weird error ... Read More

SRM Upgrade issues

SRM Upgrade issues

Recently I processed a pretty straightforward Site Recovery Manager and vCenter Migration and Upgraded that really went sideways on me.   Certificates somehow got blew out ... Read More

VMware SRM–After failover, LUNs still have ‘snap-xxxxxxx’ in the name

VMware SRM–After failover, LUNs still have ‘snap-xxxxxxx’ in the name

VMware’s Site Recovery Manager is a great product!  Allowing companies to protect and failover in the event of a disaster is amazing.  The ability to ... Read More

Installing SRM–Time Error when connecting to PCS

Installing SRM–Time Error when connecting to PCS

While installing SRM at a client, I ran into an issue where I could not connected to the PCS.   The setup returned an error stating ... Read More

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager from 5.8 to 6.1.1

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager from 5.8 to 6.1.1

So the Summer is over, school is back, Fall is here, iOS10 has been released and everyone is itching to upgrade stuff.  It’s what you ... Read More

VMware Site Recovery Manager – DNS Stalls for 20 minutes.

VMware Site Recovery Manager – DNS Stalls for 20 minutes.

Chris Monfet sent over a handy setting for those of us leveraging VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) to protect our Active Directory infrastructures. I was ... Read More

Removing VMware Site Recovery Manager Site IDs from vCenter.

Removing VMware Site Recovery Manager Site IDs from vCenter.

If you have ever installed VMware’s Site Recovery Manager 4 in a Many to One failover configuration, you know that a single SRM installation can ... Read More

VMware Site Recovery Manager – Error while executing ‘DiscoverLuns’ command.

VMware Site Recovery Manager – Error while executing ‘DiscoverLuns’ command.

During a VMware Site Recovery Manager implementation, I ran into this pesky error.  Not really an SRM error specifically (more of an issue with the ... Read More