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Let us switch gears a little bit and talk about SRM 5.1 vSphere Replication configuration and before we delve into the configuration details, here are some of the key points in regards to SRM 5.1 VR:

  • vSphere replication is now provided as part of the vSphere platform.
  • VR appliance is vSphere replication appliance, which used to be “VRMS” and it provides the management capabilities for the VR framework.
  • The VRS functionality has been integrated with the appliance.
  • VRA is vSphere replication agent and is present on every ESXi host and it only becomes active when a protected virtual machine is writing data.
Step 1: Deploy Virtual Appliance

The following procedures should be performed both at the protected and the recovery sites:

  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and connect to the vCenter Server for the site.
  2. On the file menu, click Administration > vCenter Server Settings.
  3. In the left pane, select Advanced Settings.
  4. Scroll down to VirtualCenter.FQDN key and set the value to a fully qualified domain name or an IP address of the local vCenter Server. Click OK.
  5. On the vSphere client Home page, click Site Recovery under Solutions and Applications.
  6.  In the Summary pane, click Deploy VR Appliance under Commands section.
  7.  On the Deploy VR Appliance window, click OK to launch the OVF Wizard.
  8. On the Source screen, click Next to deploy the OVF files from the default location (C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\WWW).
  9. On the OVF Template Details screen, review the details and click Next.
  10. On the Name and Location screen, specify the name and inventory location and click Next.
  11. On the Host / Cluster screen, select the site’s cluster and click Next.
  12. On the Resource Pool screen, select a resource pool if necessary and click Next.
  13. On the Storage screen, select the datastore or datastore cluster and click Next.
  14. On the Disk Format screen, Review and click Next.
  15. On the Properties screen, provide a root password for the appliance, set the network properties, (default gateway, DNS, IP address and subnet mask) and click Next.
  16. On the Service Bindings screen, under Provider select vCenter Extension vService and click Next.
  17. On the Ready to Complete screen, verify the deployment settings, power on status and click Finish.
  18. When the deployment is complete, click Close.
Step 2: Configure Virtual Appliance VAMI (Virtual Appliance Management Infrastructure)

The following procedures should be performed both at the protected and the recovery sites and the service should be restarted if any changes made:

  1. Open a browser and connect to the vSphere Replication Virtual Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) by pointing the browser to https://<vSphereReplication-appliance-IPaddress>:5480.
  2. Review and confirm the browser security exception, if applicable, to proceed to the login page.
  3. Type the root user name and password for the appliance (password as specified in Section 5.1, step 15).
  4. Select the VR tab and click Configuration.
  5. Verify that the VR appliance domain name or IP address is pre-populated for the site. If not, browse to the list and select the fully qualified domain name or IP address for the VRM Site Name.
  6. Verify that the vCenter Server address to use with this installation is pre-populated. If not, configure it with the fully qualified domain name or IP address for the site.
  7. Type an administrator email address under vCenter Server Admin Mail.
  8. Make the SSL Certificate Policy changes to generate new SSL Certificate or to upload and install PKCS#12 format Certificates, if necessary.
  9. Click Save and Restart Service to apply the changes.
  10. Select the Network tab and click Address.
  11. Type in the fully qualified name of the host under Hostname, and click Save Settings.
  12. Log in to the vSphere Client and connect to the vCenter Server for the protected site.
  13. On the vSphere client Home page, click Site Recovery under Solutions and Applications.
  14. Click the vSphere Replication horizontal tab on the left side.
  15. Expand the ProtectedSite (Local) and select the VR Appliance deployed.
  16. Make sure that the Status is Connected in the Summary pane for the ProtectedSite (Local).
Step 3: Configure VR Connection

The following procedures should be performed both at the protected and the recovery sites:

  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and connect to the vCenter Server for the protected site.
  2. On the Home screen, under Solutions and Applications category, click the Site Recovery icon.
  3. Click the Sites horizontal tab on the left side. This should be the default.
  4. Click on Configure VR Connection under Commands.
  5. When prompted, click Yes.
  6. On the Configure VR Connection window, verify that the green tick appears and click OK.
Step 4: Enable vSphere Replication on the protected virtual machines

The following steps should be performed at the protected site’s virtual machines:

  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and connect to the vCenter Server for the protected site.
  2. On the Home screen, select VMs and Templates.
  3. Right-click on the virtual machine on which you need to configure replication and click vSphere Replication.
  4. On the Replication Settings screen, configure the following:
    1. Set the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) to the desired time,
    2. Select the Guest OS Quiescing method if needed (default is none).
    3. Browse to the datastore on the recovery site for the Target file location and click Next:
  5. On the Hard disk 1 screen, configure the following (Note:Repeat the following steps for any additional hard disks on the vitual machine)
    1. Disk Replication: Enable replication for this disk
    2. Verify the Target file location
    3. Verify Target Disk type and change if needed (Thin or Thick) and click Next.
  6. On the VR Server screen, leave it as Auto-assigned VR Server and click Next.
  7. On the Ready to Complete screen, verify all the options and click Finish.
  8. On the Configuration Replication screen, verify that the configuration is succeeded with a green tick and click OK.
  9. Verify that the VR replication is running, by selecting the virtual machine in the left pane and click VR Replication tab and make sure that the “Initial Full Sync” appears under replication status.
  10. Log in to the vSphere Client and connect to the vCenter Server for the recovery site.
  11. On the Home screen, in the Solutions and Applications category, click the Site Recovery icon.
  12. Click the vSphere Replication horizontal tab.
  13. Select the RecoverySite (Local) in the left pane and click Virtual Machines tab.
  14. This screen will allow to verify the status of the replication, pause/resume replication, remove replication, re-configure the replication settings and synchronize now.

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Here are the steps required to perform the VXLAN configuration:

Prior to the configuration, make sure that the vCenter Server (either appliance or binary install) and the vCloud Networking and Security Manager (appliance) are deployed and the primary configuration has already been completed.

Associate vCloud Networking and Security Manager with vCenter Server
  1. Open a browser and go to <http://<IP address>, where the IP address is the value previously assigned to the vCloud Networking and Security Manager virtual appliance.
  2. Log in to vCloud Networking and Security Manager, using admin as the user name and the password configured.
  3. Click the Settings & Reports tab, and select General.
  4. Click the Edit button under vCenter Server.
  5. Enter the vCenter Server’s IP Address or hostname, administrator username, and password.
  6. Check the Assign vCloud Networking and Security ‘Enterprise Administrator’ role to this user box, and click OK.
  7. When prompted with an SHA1 thumbprint security warning, click Yes.
  8. When prompted with certificate security warnings, check the Install this certificate and do not display any security warnings for vCloud Networking and Security Manager IP Address box, and click Ignore.
  9. Verify that the vCloud Networking and Security Manager is registered with the vCenter Server.
Register vCloud Networking and Security Plug-in
  1. Log in to the vCenter Server (resource group) associated with the vCloud Networking and Security Manager, using vSphere Client.
  2. From the file menu, click Plug-ins, and click Manage Plug-ins.
  3. Right click vCloud Networking and Security Manager, and click Enable.
  4. Click the Close button.
  5. Click Home, and open vCloud Networking and Security under Solutions and Applications.
  6. When prompted with a Certificate security alert, click Yes.
Assign Segment IDs and Multicast Addresses
  1. Log in to the vCloud Networking and Security plug-in, using admin as the user name and the password configured.
  2. Expand Datacenters in the left pane and select the Datacenter.
  3. Click the Network Virtualization tab, and select the Segment ID.
  4. Click Edit button.
  5. Provide the Segment ID Pool range and multicast address range unique to this instance of vCloud Networking and Security Manager, and click OK. (For example: Segment ID Pool: 5000 – 6000 and Multicast addresses: 232.0.1.0 – 232.0.1.200)
Associate Clusters to Distributed Virtual Switches
  1. Click the Network Virtualization tab, and select Connectivity.
  2. Click Edit button.
  3. Under Use, check the distributed switch configured for VXLANs for all the clusters participating in the VXLAN configuration.
  4. Assign a VLAN ID, and click Next. (Note: For security best practices, assign a VLAN ID for the VXLAN traffic. If no VLANID is configured for VXLAN traffic, the default remains (0)).
  5. Under Teaming Policy, select Static EtherChannel.
  6. Under MTU (bytes), type 1600, and click Finish. (Note: If the guest OS requires jumbo frames, increase the frame size to at least 9000 + 50 = 9050).
  7. Verify that the Cluster Status appear as prepared and ready.
Static IP Address configuration if no DHCP available

If no DHCP Server is available on the network, perform the following steps to assign a static IP address on each ESXi host (VTEP)

  1. Click Home, and click Hosts and Clusters.
  2. Select ESXi host, and click the Configuration tab.
  3. Click Networking, and select vSphere Distributed Switch.
  4. Under VXLANPools distributed switch, click Manage Virtual Adapters.
  5. Select vmk1 port, and click Edit.
  6. Click IP Settings tab, and click Use the following settings.
  7. Enter the IP Address and Subnet Mask, and click OK.
  8. Click Close.

Finally, verify that the IP address changes on all the ESXi hosts have taken place under Preparation/Connectivity tabs on the vCloud Networking and Security plug-in.

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