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Welcome the Implementation Services Zerto FAQ.
Please note we have pulled our 4.0 FAQ from this thread as we finalize updates to our 5.x FAQ. Once the 5.x FAQ is complete, this page will update with the complete FAQ.
Until the FAQ is updates, if you have questions regarding installation that are not covered by our documentation, please feel free to ask below.
Hello – Sorry but I am not seeing the attachment. In any event, the documentation that I can find regarding use of an external DB calls for SQL Enterprise. Is there any reason that Standard could not be used? We have a shared SQL server that would be perfect for this case.
Per the document Sizing Considerations for Zerto Virtual Replication which can be found at our Technical Documentation page:
” Zerto supports SQL Server Enterprise, SQL Server Standard, and SQL Server Express editions.”
While it’s not explicitly stated there I wouldn’t recommend installing the Zerto DB against a shared SQL server unless you don’t intend to be able to protect and recover that server in the event of a disaster. Put another way, “Zerto can’t recover itself”.
One architecture possibility however is placing the Zerto DB alongside the vCenter DB as Zerto cannot be used to recover the vCenter it is attached to anyway, and if that site is down you could just recover your protected VMs from your target site which has its own vCenter and its own Zerto server.
How do I find the attached FAQ document? My issue is that the installer cannot complete as it states an issue with assigning logon as a service rights to the service account. I manually assigned the permission, started the installation again, same issue. This is on 4.5 U3.
Can anyone direct me toward a solution or troubleshooting tips.
As above I am getting this issue as well on a clean install with the latest Zerto version.
Account has been given the logon as a service permission.
FYI for those getting this error. the installer requires the username in the format domain\username
using username@domain will cause this issue.