vCenter

Zerto: ZVM Installation

Here we go!  The following procedure is a step-by-step installation of Zerto Virtual Replication 4.5 U3.  Before starting, you should have built 2 Windows [...]

The Much Anticipated vSphere 6.5!

Well, this just made my day, and I am really looking forward to getting my hands on it - :::Drumroll::: At VMWorld Barcelona 2016, it has been announced [...]

Zerto 4.5 POC Design

In addition to VMware Site Recovery Manager testing, I've also built a 2-site Zerto proof-of-concept environment in the sandbox, which actually spans two [...]

Zerto Virtual Replication 4.5

In addition to VMware Site Recovery Manager evaluation, I've also been asked to perform a side-by-side comparison with Zerto Virtual Replication, and provide [...]

SRM 6.1 POC Update – Post Failed PSC Remediation

Just an update here to show that after resolving that PSC synchronization issue in our environment, I am now able to successfully pair the two SRM sites in our [...]

Replace a Failed External PSC in Enhanced Linked Mode: Part 2

In Part 1 of “Replace a Failed External PSC in Enhanced Linked Mode”, I worked through repointing a Windows vCenter Server to another External PSC, in an [...]

Replace a Failed External PSC in Enhanced Linked Mode: Part 1

If you’ve followed along starting with the 2-part series about "Deploying Windows vCenter with External PSCs in Enhanced Linked Mode...", this is the next [...]

Deploying Windows vCenter with External PSCs in Enhanced Linked Mode: Part 2

Before following any steps in here, be sure to refer to the previous part to this series, which will provide some background information and walk through the [...]

Deploying Windows vCenter with External PSCs in Enhanced Linked Mode: Part 1

In many cases for small environments, it makes sense to deploy a vCenter Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller.  In larger environments with [...]