...building hybrid clouds that can support any device from anywhere
I am excited to announce the release of my Example Runbooks for Hyper-V Replica (and beyond!)
Useful Video Timestamps:
NOTE: The PowerShell Script mentioned in the video exists within the Release Notes / Pre-Requisites documentation included in the download.
TechNet Gallery, of course!
Click here for the TechNet Gallery Contribution for these Example Runbooks!
Great Blog, thanks for sharing Charles!
After seeing this demo, I can visualize the ability to create an auto-failover environment using some of the systems in the demo. However, I would like to see a demo for that situation.
I specifically chose a demonstration (with example Runbooks) that would highlight two of the three HVR Failover capabilities (Test and Planned). I had considered Unplanned Failover as a scenario, but could not make it generic enough to publish examples.
From a technical standpoint, Unplanned Failover for HVR is a bit easier than the other two, since it just leverages whatever is on the "Replica Site". In fact, in an Unplanned Failover scenario, the "Primary Site" is essentially gone.
I recommend taking a look at the following blog post for more information on "Unplanned Failover" for HVR:
blogs.technet.com/.../types-of-failover-operations-in-hyper-v-replica-part-iii-unplanned-failover.aspx (I have also included this and related links in the "External References" area above).
Thanks for your feedback!