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Reverse replica protection

Post by stevil » May 20, 2019 2:20 pm

I don't think this is possible, but while we are in a planned failover scenario, can we reverse replication from our DR site back to Prod? The reason I ask is that while we are failed over (for test purposes) the replica isn't being backed up or and incrementals sent back to our production site.

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Re: Reverse replica protection

Post by bdufour » May 20, 2019 3:51 pm

if testing is longer than 1 week, id consider doing a permanent failover, running on snapshots longer than 1 week will be tough on the performance side if this is a production VM (which id imagine it is). at that point, u can replicate the changes back using the source/production vm as a seed. also, u could create a full backup of the production vm before the failover and use that as a seed when replicating back to production. anyhow, this is a common question, and a lot of info on the topic around the forums.

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