Cloning the Primary server to create a nearly identical Secondary or Tertiary server involves different technologies depending on the selected server architecture.
The following cloning technologies are supported for creating cloned images for use as a Secondary or Tertiary server during the installation of Neverfail Continuity Engine:
- VMware vCenter virtual machine cloning is used when deploying a standby HA or standby DR server in a Virtual-to-Virtual environment.
Important: When installing in a Virtual-to-Virtual architecture, VMware Tools must be installed and running on the Primary server before starting the Neverfail Engine installation process.
- The VMware vCenter Converter is automatically used when cloning in a Physical-to-Virtual environment.
Note: VMware Converter must be configured prior to attempting installation of the Secondary server.
The following cloning technologies are supported with this version of Neverfail Continuity Engine:
- Using Windows Server Backup for Manual Cloning
- Using VMM for Hyper-V to Hyper-V for Manual Cloning
- Using SCVMM for Hyper-V to Hyper-V for Manual Cloning
- Using Paragon PPR for Manual Cloning
- Using XenCenter for Xen-to-Xen Manual Cloning
- Using virt manager for KVM-to-KVM Manual Cloning
- Using AOMEI Backupper Server