Veeam VDRO (V4)

What is VDRO?
"Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (VDRO) extends the functionality of Veeam® Availability Suite™ to orchestrate disaster recovery (DR) processes in VMware vSphere environments, support one-click recovery for critical applications or even an entire site, and provide rich features for documentation, testing and execution."

What is Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator?

1-click site recovery and DR testing - 1-click site recovery and DR testing

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VDrO v.4 – Create a DR plan

82% of businesses do NOT feel prepared to recover their data center in the event of disaster.

Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (VDRO) - Primary to Secondary

Veeam ONE to Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (VDRO)

Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (VDRO)

Key capabilities

  • Reliable Recovery - Automated Testing - Dynamic Documentation

Use VDRO to...

  • Gain operational efficiency via automated testing.

  • Empower application delivery and deployment.

  • Achieve SLAs via testing against RTO and RPO targets (SLAs).

  • Reliable and simple-to-use BCDR orchestration.

VDRO

  • Create, customize, and update compliance and DR documentation on a recurring schedule or on demand.

  • Extensible orchestration of disaster recovery and planned migrations of any app, any data at any time meets SLAs.

  • Planned migrations, patch testing, and application upgrades. All with a proven security and audit trail.

VDRO Roles: Administrators, Plan Authors, and Plan Operators


VBR vs VDRO...

VBR

  1. Author needs admin access to VBR

  2. Manually update plans, per VM

  3. No plan testing before failover

  4. No VM verification during failover

  5. No DR documentation

VDRO

  1. Delegated access to B&R environment

  2. Automated plan updates using Tags

  3. Automated testing before failover

  4. Automated verification during test / failover

  5. Automated DR documentation


VDRO Overview...

DR Template

  • Fully customizable in MS Word, including dynamic variables.

  • Multiple Templates per-Site

DR Definition Document

  • Built from Template and Plan Definition

  • Automatically updates as Plan changes

  • Emailed to all stakeholders

  • Detailed change log.


Questions

1. Have you documented your IT infrastructure?
2. Do you have the knowledge to restore the IT infrastructure?
3. Do your colleagues have the knowledge to restore the IT infrastructure?
4. Are you certain to be available when a disaster happens?
5. Have you tested the restore based on your documentation?
6. When was the last time you tested the restore?


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VAO Roles

  • AdministratorCan perform all configuration actions, can manage user roles, and can also act as a Plan Author and Plan Operator for any orchestration plan.

  • Plan AuthorCan create, edit and test orchestration plans, and can also generate VAO reports and view dashboards.

  • Plan OperatorCan schedule, run and test orchestration plans, and can also generate VAO reports and view dashboards.

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