Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Site Protection and Disaster Recovery

What management applications are protected as part of this solution?
  • vRealize Lifecycle Manager
  • vRealize Operations Manager
  • vRealize Automation
  • Workspace ONE Access
Is NSX federation required between the VMware Cloud Foundation instances?

Yes. NSX federation is a key component of the design as it provides IP mobility for the management components.

How is load balancing provided on the recovery site?

A stand-by NSX load balancer is configured, but not connected, in the recovery site. In the case of a Disaster Recovery event, this stand-by load balancer is connected to provide load balancing services to the components that require it.

Do we provide any guidance on protecting workloads?

We provide the steps to setup Site Recovery Manager & vSphere Replication for a VI Workload Domain, however protecting actual workloads is outside the scope as each workload will have specific requirements.


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