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VVR with NFS (NettAPP) can this be done?

Created: 12 Jan 2011 • Updated: 31 Jan 2011 | 1 comment
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Hi

Customer has NetApp filers in primary site and wants to replicate to secondary site with VVR, can this be done using VVR? I have been told it could not with NFS.

Can it be done and how?

Thanks Lee

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mikebounds's picture

VVR is host based replication which can only replicate Veritas volumes.  If you can present storage from NetApp filer to a host as LUNS, then if you put SF on that host and put LUNS under Veritas control then you can replication the volumes using VVR.  But if you present storage as NFS shares to a host, you cannot replicate these using VVR.

Mike

UK Symantec Consultant in VCS, GCO, SF, VVR, VxAT on Solaris, AIX, HP-ux, Linux & Windows

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