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AHV Replication Options


We are designing a Nutainx cluster utilizing a NX-1065-G5 four host block licensed with Prism Pro and Acropolis Ultimate. This will be the production site managing approximately 12 workloads. For the recover site we are looking at building a 3 host Dell cluster. The hypervisor throughout the environment will be AHV. There will be a Cisco metro network solution between these two sites.

My question is, what are our options for replication between the two sites? The KB lists solutions for ESXi and Hyper-V, but does not mention AHV configurations. Is this because this is a native solution built into the Prism solution? Thank you for any enlightenment.
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Best answer by RichardsonPorto 17 January 2019, 17:07

Hi,

You can use the native backup and disaster recovery solution to replicate data between sites. For AHV you can configure protection domain by using Async DR (up to 1-hour RPO) or NearSync DR (up to 1-minute RPO ). Please refer to the following documents:

Data Protection for AHV-Based VMs: https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/solutions/details?targetId=TN-2047_Data_Protection_for_AHV-Based_VMs:TN-2047_Data_Protection_for_AHV-Based_VMs
AsyncDR Protection Domain Configuration: https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v510:wc-protection-domain-wc-c.html

Please, let me know if you have any additional questions.

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Hi,

You can use the native backup and disaster recovery solution to replicate data between sites. For AHV you can configure protection domain by using Async DR (up to 1-hour RPO) or NearSync DR (up to 1-minute RPO ). Please refer to the following documents:

Data Protection for AHV-Based VMs: https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/solutions/details?targetId=TN-2047_Data_Protection_for_AHV-Based_VMs:TN-2047_Data_Protection_for_AHV-Based_VMs
AsyncDR Protection Domain Configuration: https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v510:wc-protection-domain-wc-c.html

Please, let me know if you have any additional questions.
Many thanks Richardson. These are the resources I have been looking for. -Jeff

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