Part 4: ASR Enable Replication for VMware VMs

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Welcome back folks.  In this section of the guide we’ll be setting up the replication of our VMware VMs to a recovery vault in our Azure subscription.  Once we’ve successfully replicated one or more of our VMs, we also run a DR-Drill to confirm that’s all working as intended (next section of the guide).  Let’s get on with it:

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Part 3: ASR Deploy a Configuration Server

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Welcome back folks. In this section we’ll be running through a step-by-step process for deploying an ASR Configuration Server. This server is vitally important within an ASR deployment as it not only handles the comms between your on-premises VMware environment and Azure but is also responsible for handling data replication. If you’ve been following the whole series thus far, great, but if not I’d suggest you have a look back at the Azure Site Recovery page before continuing. With no further ado let’s crack on.

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Azure Site Recovery: VMware to Azure

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In this guide series we’ll be going through all the necessary steps to replicate a VMware environment to Azure for DR purposes.  To achieve this we’ll be making use of the Azure Site Recovery service but before we get into things, let’s have a quick overview of the components of ASR and their place within the environment/solution:

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