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how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:56 am

Dear all
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in instant vm recovery when recovery of vm has been complete after that we have to option for finilize recovery :

1 - Migrate to production
2 - stop publishing

but in your document said about svmotion that we also can do svmotion in this step for finilize rcovery now how can do that ?
is that your means connect to vcenter and right click on recovered vm and select migrate from NFS datastore to production storage?

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:34 am

Hi,

is that your means connect to vcenter and right click on recovered vm and select migrate from NFS datastore to production storage?

That's correct.

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:23 pm

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i confused is that your means we have two solution for migrate our vms are these corrected ?
1- select migrate to production in veeam backup & replication
2- After instance recovery finished for finalize can connect to vcenter via vsphere client or web and select migrate ?

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:52 pm

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:29 pm

what is difference between if migrate vm with svmotion(via vCenter) or use from quick migrate (via veeam) ?

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:33 pm

With quick migration Veeam Backup & Replication will perform a two-stage migration procedure — instead of pulling data from the vPower NFS datastore, it will restore the VM from the backup file on the production server, then move all changes and consolidate them with the VM data.

svMotion - in this case, original VM data will be pulled from the NFS datastore to the production storage and consolidated with VM changes while the VM is still running. Storage vMotion, however, can only be used if you select to keep VM changes on the NFS datastore without redirecting them.

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:03 pm

so thanks

now i did svmotion but now the status of my backup that did instant recovery is now Mounted and still i can select stop publishing and migrate to production now what do i have to do ?
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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:14 pm

If you click "stop publishing", Veeam backup will stop publishing the VM files on vPower NFS server. It won't make any harm, because the VM has already been moved and running of producton storage.

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:51 pm

but know i click on stop publish and recover vm that i did svmotion that removed from inventory and disk
why ?
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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:57 pm

Sorry, I'm afraid that I don't get the question, could you rephrase that please?
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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:20 pm

PTide wrote:Sorry, I'm afraid that I don't get the question, could you rephrase that please?


no problem that was test environment but want to know when do svmotion via vCenter after that for finalyze had to stop publish ?

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:56 pm

You should stop publishing the VM as soon as storage vMotion is finished moving the recovered VM into production.

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:35 pm

in previous post i said after svmotion i click on stop publish but delete my vm from inventory and datastore
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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:44 pm

Correct, Instant Recovery source VM will disappear after you click "unpublish", however the VM that is in production should stay intact so you can continue to use it without having Instant Recovery job running. Or do you want to keep the VM running from vPower NFS?

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Re: how can use svmotion for finalize instant recovery

Veeam Logoby baber » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:28 pm

Dear PTide
my problem is when recover vm via instant recovery before finalize that i used svmotion and select datastore for target but when click on stop publish vm delete from datastore and stay on NFS why ?

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