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
Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator V4 - By Melissa Palmer
82% of businesses do NOT feel prepared to recover their data center in the event of disaster.
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.
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...
Author needs admin access to VBR
Manually update plans, per VM
No plan testing before failover
No VM verification during failover
No DR documentation
Delegated access to B&R environment
Automated plan updates using Tags
Automated testing before failover
Automated verification during test / failover
Automated DR documentation
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.
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?
Dive into VDRO with a guided hands‑on lab experience. - Within 15 minutes, you will get a confirmation that your lab is ready. Once you submit your promo code you will have 3 hours to use the lab before it expires.
HOL - Dive into VDRO with a guided hands‑on lab experience. - Within 15 minutes, you will get a confirmation that your lab is ready. Once you submit your promo code you will have 3 hours to use the lab before it expires.
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Administrator — Can perform all configuration actions, can manage user roles, and can also act as a Plan Author and Plan Operator for any orchestration plan.
Plan Author — Can create, edit and test orchestration plans, and can also generate VAO reports and view dashboards.
Plan Operator — Can schedule, run and test orchestration plans, and can also generate VAO reports and view dashboards.
How to Configure Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3 - 18:05 video by vMiss - Melissa Palmer
Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3 – Introduction & Configuration with Melissa Palmer #VAO - "Join Veeam Senior Systems Engineer Van Flowers and Veeam Senior Technologist Melissa Palmer for the first of a two part series on Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3, also known as VAO. Veeam Availability Orchestrator is your one stop shop for all of your VMware disaster recovery."