Monthly Archive: August 2012

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Enabling Hyper-V Replica

Installation Considerations Hyper-V Replica is implemented as part of the Hyper-V Role.  The Hyper-V Role can be enabled on a standalone Hyper-V server or on servers that are members of a Failover Cluster.  Hyper-V servers can function as members of a Workgroup or as member servers in the same or different Active Directory domains.   It is not required that Primary and Replica servers be part of the same Active Directory...

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Technical Overview of Hyper-V Replica

Prerequisites To take advantage of the Hyper-V Replica, which is included as part of the Hyper-V server role, the following pre-requisites must be met: Hardware that supports the Hyper-V Role on Windows Server 2012 Sufficient storage on both the Primary and Replica servers to host the files used by virtualized workloads Network connectivity between the locations hosting the Primary and Replica servers Properly configured firewall rules to permit replication between...

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What Is Hyper-V Replica?

Hyper-V Replica is new functionality added to the Hyper-V Role in Windows Server 2012.  Hyper-V Replica enables organizations to implement an affordable Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solution for virtualized workloads. This allows virtual machines running at a primary site to be efficiently replicated to secondary location (Replica site) across a WAN link.  Purpose/Benefits Hyper-V Replica provides a storage-agnostic and workload-agnostic solution that replicates efficiently, periodically, and asynchronously over...