VMware vSphere Replication is an VMware solution for data protection and disaster recovery for all your virtual machines in your environment. VMware vSphere Replication is a hypervisor-based, asynchronous replication solution for vSphere virtual machines. It is fully integrated with VMware vCenter Server and the vSphere Web Client. vSphere Replication delivers flexible, reliable and cost-efficient replication.
- From a source site to a target site
- Within a single site from one cluster to another
- From multiple source sites to a shared remote target site
vSphere Replication provides several benefits as compared to storage-based replication.
- Data protection at lower cost per virtual machine.
- A replication solution that allows flexibility in storage vendor selection at the source and target sites.
- Overall lower cost per replication.
In this post we will see on How to deploy vSphere Replication Step by Step:
Download the vSphere Replication Appliance from VMware.
Choose Host or Cluster on which you want to deploy vSphere Replication.
Right Click > Deploy OVF Template.
Click on Browse to select the vSphere Replication.
Select the Appliance files.
Enter the Name for the Appliance and select the location.
Select the resources for the vSphere Replication Appliance and click Next.
Review the details and click Next.
Accept the license agreement and click Next.
Select the deployment configuration based on your requirement 2 vCPU or 4 vCPU.
Select the storage for the appliance deployment. You can also specify the disk format.
Select the network for vSphere Replication Appliance.
It is recommended to use the static IP Address so choose the IP Allocation as static.
Configure the Networking settings for the vSphere Replication and provide the NTP Server.
Set the Root user password.
Review the service bindings and click Next.
Review all the configuration and click Finish to deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance.
It will take some time to deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance.
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