Alan_ORiordan wrote:I used undo failover on this occasion. I will test failback to production next. I need get a feel for how long it will take to failback production machines following our first DR test using Veeam over a 10MBit link.
Yes, you should be using failback if you want changes to be replicated back from the DR site to the production environment.
Take a look at our on-line help center for more details > http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/80/v ... lback.html
Alan_ORiordan wrote:I can understand that the server would register its Re-IP'd settings on it's boot up at DR but not why that change would then not be replicated back to other sites DNS servers just removed? Perhaps that is an issue for my own separate research, it's just when you said i should "configure DNS on failover manually" that had me wondering what you meant, I understood that as manually re-creating new A records for failed over machines which could get messy if not careful.
Yes, I'm also wondering why you have these records removed. You can use two addresses for all your production VMs, and in this case doing the failover will not change the DNS server records and your VMs will be accessible via alternative address.