VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) provides an automated method for fail-over of protected resources. VMware partners and sales professionals will find this document useful in setting up a standalone environment with full SRM demo capabilities on their laptops for customer meetings.
VMware Site Recovery Manager Laptop Demo Guide intends to serve the VMware partner and sales communities in setting up a standalone environment on their laptops for customer demos. The setup is by no means a suggestion for customer POC or production setup.
Chapter 1 Getting Started
1.1 About This Guide
1.2 Virtual Storage As An Example
Chapter 2 System Requirements
2.1 Laptop Requirements
2.2 Software Requirements
2.3 Virtual Machine Configurations
Chapter 3 Demo Installation Steps
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- See the attached "VMware Site Recovery Manager Laptop Demo Guide.pdf" document
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Creating Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Laptop Demo
To successfully use this SRM laptop demo guide the following is assumed:
VMware Workstation 6.5
VMware ESX 3.0.2 U1 or 3.5 U1
VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 U1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP 2
VMware Site Recovery Manager v1.0
VMware Site Recovery Manager Plug-In
LeftHand Network VSA for VMware ESX
LeftHand Network Centralized Management Console (CMC)
Partners can also use other virtual storage such as NetApp simulator instead of LeftHand Network VSA. The virtual storage used in this guide is only for illustration purposes.
VMware Infrastructure Documentation
If you need additional information on VMware Virtual Infrastructure, consult the VMware Infrastructure documentation, which consists of the combined VMware VirtualCenter and ESX Server documentation set. Documentation is available from: http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/
See the attached PDF for the SRM Laptop Demo Guide