RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix

Feb 15 2010   7:40AM GMT

Virtual DR and VMware Site Recovery Manager (Part 2)

Michelle Laverick Michelle Laverick Profile: Michelle Laverick

In this second part on my series on SRM, I discuss where SRM might be going in future. Part one is here if you missed it

Command steps/PowerCLI support
In the SRM product, it’s possible to create steps that call-out other scripting engines, such as Microsoft PowerShell and VMware’s PowerCLI. It’s a must-have feature if you want to have a recovery plan that reflects all nuances of your organisation. The trouble with the command step piece, however, is that you can only place them in certain parts of your recovery plan — the main steps. They lack the granularity that allows you at any point to add a call-out to script….

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