jlockie wrote:When I restore from a replication job, it actually shuts down the production server, and I haven't found a way to prevent this yet. That is no big deal so far, but when we do full blown DR testing I need to recover the VMs in DR.
Generally, we recommend to have two backup servers, one is doing backups (located in the production site) and the second server is managing replication jobs (located in the DR site). In this case you're fully protected from losing your production site and production backup server.
jmmarton wrote:I know you say you don't need SureBackup, but why not go ahead and leverage SureBackup/SureReplica? That would probably make your testing easier for now. And coming later this year, Veeam Availability Orchestrator could further help you test your DR plan.
lando_uk wrote:Licensing, are we ok to use the same VBR license on both servers?
lando_uk wrote:CBT, can there be two CBT logs (primary backups and replication) on each VM without any issues?
lando_uk wrote:With v9, I understand you can replicate from backups rather than live, can you access the backup repositories using the secondary replication server, or will this 2 server solution only replication live VM's (ie. v8 functionality)
jlockie wrote:the replicas can be fired up on the target host at any time?!?!!?
Vitaliy S. wrote:In case of replicating VMs from backups it has to be controlled by a single backup server, as the second one will not be "aware" about backups stored in this repository.
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