RecoverPoint 5.0 SP1 New Features

DellEMC has released RecoverPoint 5.0 SP1 and below are the features listed from the release notes.  ScaleIO Support is big!!! ScaleIO support RecoverPoint can be used for heterogeneous replication of ScaleIO volumes.  Partially restoring a consistency group The partial restore feature allows the user to specify production volumes of a consistency group to restore to … Continue reading RecoverPoint 5.0 SP1 New Features

RecoverPoint for VMs 5.0 SP1 New Features

DellEMC has just released RecoverPoint for VMs 5.0 SP1 which has a couple of New Features that are listed below from the release notes.  The network configuration process is huge improvement which I am pleased to see happen.  Copy VM network configuration Network configuration is now a semi-automatic process that no longer requires glue scripts. … Continue reading RecoverPoint for VMs 5.0 SP1 New Features

RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 New Features and Changes

RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 has just been released and I wanted to post the New Features and Changes Gen6 support The Gen6 RecoverPoint appliance supports all of the functionality supported by the Gen5 appliance. Gen6 appliances support: Improved system performance Flexible configuration of I/O modules 10 Gb Ethernet environments Customer replacement of disk drives and power … Continue reading RecoverPoint 4.4 SP1 New Features and Changes

New Features and Changes in RecoverPoint 4.4

One of the many technologies that i work with on a regular basis is EMC RecoverPoint. Code 4.4 was just released and i wanted to share the new features and changes. ProtectPoint 3.0 readiness RecoverPoint now contains the infrastructure required to support ProtectPoint 3.0 when it becomes generally available. This readiness enables ProtectPoint 3.0 to … Continue reading New Features and Changes in RecoverPoint 4.4

Configuring EMC RecoverPoint GEN5 BMC or “Lights Out Management”

One of the options with RecoverPoint GEN5 appliances is the BMC option or what most known as “Lights Out Management”.  This can be very useful as IT offices and Datacenter’s where the equipment reside may be in different locations.  Below are the steps for setting up BMC on each RPA. Login with user “Boxmgmt” and … Continue reading Configuring EMC RecoverPoint GEN5 BMC or “Lights Out Management”

RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 – New Features and Changes

RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 has been released with a lot of new features and changes.  This blog will outline all of them with the hope of doing some demos in the future. Multi-cluster support RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 now supports up to three copies (including the production copy) per consistency group and up to three … Continue reading RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 – New Features and Changes