VCAP-DCV Deploy Objective 7.3

backup and restore, OVA, VCAP6-DCV Deploy, vDS
In this section we are going to cover "Backup and Recover vSphere Configurations" Here are the objective from the blueprint : Backup and restore distributed switch configurations Backup and restore resource pool configurations Export Virtual Machines to OVA/OVF format Use a Host profile to recover an ESXi host configuration Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) Installed esx0 Installed VCSA  Documents used: vSphere Networking vSphere Resource Management Guide vSphere Virtual Machine Administration vSphere Host Profiles Backup and restore distributed switch configurations: The following are the steps to backup and restore vDS: Export the vDS configuration Choose Distributed switch and all port groups Click yes and provide a location for the zip file. To restore the configuration i used a different vCenter. Right click on…
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VCP6-DCV blueprint section 6:Configure and Administer a vSphere Backups/Restore/Replication Solution – Part 1

Replication, study guide, VCP6-DCV, vDP
In this post we will continue covering the objective from the blueprint and now its time for the Backup and Recover a vSphere Deployment.Again I will NOT follow the order of blueprint objective but i will cover all of them. The following are the blueprint objective: Create/Delete/Consolidate virtual machine snapshots Differentiate VMware Data Protection capabilities Explain VMware Data Protection sizing guidelines Install and Configure VMware Data Protection Backup/Restore a virtual machine with VMware Data Protection Install/Configure/Upgrade vSphere Replication Configure VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA) integration with vSphere Replication Configure vSphere Replication for Single/Multiple VMs Recover a VM using vSphere Replication Perform a failback operation using vSphere Replication Deploy a pair of vSphere Replication virtual appliances Compare and contrast vSphere Replication compression methods Configure recovery point objective (RPO) for a protected virtual machine   Create/Delete/Consolidate virtual…
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