Kanstantsin
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SRM 6.0 with RDM

Hi all,

My enviromen:

vCenter 6.0

SRM 6.0

IBM Storewize v7000

When I config SRM I did not config LUN for snapshot.

I have VM with RDM disk. I configured protection group and Recovery plan. When I  start "test recovery plan" I get this

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System logs on SRM server:

The VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Server service terminated unexpectedly.  It has done this 7 time(s).

SRM logs:

--> Sun Jul 26 17:55:47.713:[Error][ TestFailoverStart ]Need to find 2 flash copies, but only 0 found, please check your configuration.

-->

2015-07-26T17:55:47.745+03:00 [03232 error 'SraCommand' opID=1ffb7163:3686:2b08] testFailoverStart's stderr:

--> com.ibm.cstl.hsg.sra.svc.SRAException: Need to find 2 flash copies, but only 0 found, please check your configuration.

-->       at com.ibm.cstl.hsg.sra.svc.TestFailoverStart.execute(TestFailoverStart.java:321)

-->       at com.ibm.cstl.hsg.sra.svc.SRARunner.execute(SRARunner.java:106)

-->       at com.ibm.cstl.hsg.sra.svc.SRARunner.main(SRARunner.java:174)

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2015-07-26T17:55:47.760+03:00 [02368 error 'Recovery' ctxID=3a65f2a8 opID=1ffb7163:3686:2b08] [de916a3c-d4e9-4660-ad04-66792f1a6abc.failoverOrchJob] Replication reported failure for VM test srm [null], the vm will not be recovered: (dr.storageProvider.fault.StorageTestFailoverStartFailed) {

--> faultCause = (dr.storage.fault.CommandFailed) {

--> faultCause = (dr.storage.fault.LocalizableAdapterFault) {

--> faultCause = (vmodl.MethodFault) null,

--> code = "38295F72-F7D0-4A0F-B8D4-FF9821AB2675.4",

--> msg = "",

--> },

--> commandName = "testFailoverStart",

-->       msg = ""

--> },

--> msg = ""

--> }

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--> Panic: Assert Failed: "ok (Dr::Providers::Abr::AbrRecoveryEngine::GroupVmCallbackHandler<class boost::function<void __cdecl(class Dr::Providers::Abr::AbrRecoveryEngine::GroupArrayPair const &,class std::basic_string<char,struct std::char_traits<char>,class std::allocator<char> > const &,class Dr::TypedMoRef<class Vim::VirtualMachine,void> const &,class std::basic_string<char,struct std::char_traits<char>,class std::allocator<char> > const &,class Dr::TypedMoRef<class Vim::Datastore,void> const &,struct Dr::Replication::Results const &)> >::StartVm: Unable to insert VM protected-vm-90818 into started VM list)" @ d:\build\ob\bora-2580226\srm\src\providers\abr\common\abrrecoveryengine\callbackHandler.h:1292

As a result service SRM on recovery site was stopped.

If I use VM without RDM I just get error that SRM can not create snapshot.

1)What you think about it?

2)Is it necessary config volume for snapshot on arrays and start test recovery plan before planned migration or it optional.

3)Do you recommend me config snapshot volumes and use test recovery plan after creation recovery plan?

Thanks in advance.

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rcporto
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Let me know additional details about your configuration. First, you're using the non-preconfigured or preconfigured SRA settings ? And you're using the option to protect Target and/or Source volumes ? The RDM LUNs are replicated ?

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Richardson Porto
Senior Infrastructure Specialist
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/richardsonporto
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