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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By : Yohan Wadia
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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By: Yohan Wadia

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Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Learning VMware vCloud Air
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Setting up VMware vSphere Replication

VMware vSphere Replication is an extension of VMware vCenter Server that is a quick and easy hypervisor-based virtual machine replication and recovery. It is designed to protect virtual machines from failures by replicating the virtual machines between the following sites:

  • From a source site to a destination site

  • Within a single site from one cluster to another

  • From multiple source sites to a shared remote destination site

VMware vSphere Replication can be downloaded as a ready-to-use appliance from the MyVMware portal. Each appliance contains three important components: a vSphere Replication Manager server, an embedded database, and a plugin for the vSphere Web Client.


You can download an evaluation copy of vSphere Replication at

Once downloaded, import the appliance into your vCenter Server using the following steps:

  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client and select vCenter | Hosts and Clusters.

  2. Select...