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NetApp Storage Replication Adapter 4.0/7.X for ONTAP Sizing Guide

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 Storage Replication Adapter for SRM


This sizing guide contains information necessary for NetApp® Storage Replication Adapter 4.0/4.0P1/7.X for ONTAP administrators to understand application configurations, load and their interactions with dependent entities. SRA 4.0, 4.0P1 and 7.X for ONTAP Sizing Limits per SRA Server are as follows:

Item NetApp SRA 4.0 for ONTAP NetApp SRA 4.0P1/7.X for ONTAP
Total number of virtual machines configured for protection using array-based replication 2,000 5,000
Total number of virtual machines per protection group 300 500
Total number of protection groups for array-based replication protection groups 100 250
Total number of recovery plans 250 250
Total number of protection groups per recovery plan 100 100
Total number of virtual machines per recovery plan 900 2,000
Total number of replicated datastores (using array-based replication) 100 255


For more information on VMware Site Recovery Manager operation limits, see VMware Knowledge Base article Operational Limits for Site Recovery Manager 6.5 (2147110).

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