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Master Article - VMware(Production) to AWS(DR) SafeHaven Setup

Updated by Mahima Kumar on Dec 27, 2017
Article Code: kb/115

Article Overview

This article explains how to setup SafeHaven at a high level and use SafeHaven for recovery with all the KB article links in order for VMware(Production) to AWS(DR) use case.

Prerequisites

SafeHaven Setup and Recovery Workflow

  1. Gather Production Server Information

  2. Determine Storage Requirements

  3. Setup AWS for SafeHaven-5 using CloudFormation

  4. Create Production SRN in vCenter

  5. Create CMS in AWS

  6. Create DR SRN in AWS

  7. Create SafeHaven Cluster and Login to SafeHaven Console

  8. Register Datacenters within SafeHaven Console

  9. Register SRN within SafeHaven Console

  10. Add SRN Peer

  11. Add and Claim Storage on Production SRN in VMWare vCenter

  12. Create Windows Protection Group,Install LRA and Start Replication

    a. Modify WAN Replication Rate

    b. Check Replication Status

    c. Configure Checkpoints

    d. Create Manual Checkpoint

  13. Create Linux Protection Group

    a. Install Scripts and Start Replication for Linux Protection Group

    b. Modify WAN Replication Rate

    c. Configure Checkpoints

    d. Create Manual Checkpoint

  14. Configure Email Alerts

  15. Test Failover to AWS

  16. Failover to AWS

  17. AWS Statistics