10-part Site Recovery Manager – with IBM XIV
This is a step-by-step process on how to install, configure and utilise VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with the IBM XIV SRA (Storage Replication Adapter). This has been loosely based on a similar post on the Sys@dmin Tutorials site (http://www.sysadmintutorials.com/tutorials/vmware-vsphere-5-x/site-recovery-manager-5/) but has been used in a Production environment to migrate servers from one data centre to another. Please also note that the instructions provided here are only guidelines, any damage or loss of data as a result of these instructions is not the responsibility of the author.
To make these instructions easy to follow, we have split them up into 10-parts… as listed below: