Discussions specific to the VMware vSphere hypervisor
Post Reply
onalaska98
Lurker
Posts: 1
Liked: never
Joined: Mar 17, 2015 5:58 pm
Contact:

IP Addresses Datacenter vs Offsite

Post by onalaska98 »

Datacenter located at site A. Sites B-L located around the county all have site to site VPN connections (hub/spoke) to Site A. We are working to configure site L (a production site) as our offsite backup location. VMhosts at site A will be replicated via Veeam to site K. If datacenter at Site A goes down, firewalls at site B-K have site L's public IP address setup as a backup VPN location. So if data center at site A goes down all remote sites (spokes) should change to the site L for VPN (hub) connection.

Question comes in, how do we setup DNS/IP addresses at site L for our VMware hosts and guests? I assume hosts need to be on local subnet at remote site but are guests replicated straight over and kept dark until an outage at data center site A? When data center site A goes down they spin up with original IP's as they were used at Site A? All other remote sites would be connecting to Site L at that point so that would work for them I would think. What considerations do we have for production workers at site L since they are now going to be looking local (or on an X port of their SonicWall) for the guest servers what used to be over the VPN?

Any initial thoughts to get us pointed in the correct direction would be appreciated.

Thanks!

Rick.Vanover
Veeam Software
Posts: 668
Liked: 146 times
Joined: Nov 30, 2010 3:19 pm
Full Name: Rick Vanover
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA
Contact:

Re: IP Addresses Datacenter vs Offsite

Post by Rick.Vanover »

I don't really think these are Veeam questions n, maybe post it on VMware Communities.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 50 guests