lando_uk wrote:Even if its on different VLANS than the original and half the repositories/proxies on the site that's gone up in flames would be missing?
At least those containing backups you will be restoring from will be available. And this is all you'd need.
lando_uk wrote:I was also planning to run some replicas jobs on this cold standby, or should I have another VRB instance purely for reps?
Making it responsible for replication jobs will allow you to perform immediate automatic failover right from Veeam B&R console.