Archive for the ‘Snapshot’ Category

Error: When testing your Site Recovery Manager recovery plans it is possible to have a successful test recovery with a warning about snapshots like below: Warning: Failed to update embedded paths in virtual machine file /vmfs/volumes/1234/.snapshot/filer/MyVM.vmx.  Unable to access the file Cause: This is because SRM is not able to write to the snapshot directory […]


One of the differences between 7-Mode versus clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT) as it pertains to VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is the array-based  replication (ABR) using NetApp SnapMirror®.  Before I dive into the different SRM fail-over scenarios and try to make sense of the what SnapMirror® snapshots are present, I think a  good place to […]