Document Description Format
Release Notes – Zerto Software

Release Notes for Zerto Software.
The Release Note is cumulative, meaning it contains new features, resolved issues, and known issues for all updates in the release.

Interoperability Matrix for Zerto Environments

A matrix showing the environments supported by Zerto.

vSphere Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for VMware vSphere environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Hyper-V Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto solution online help for Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Azure Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for Microsoft Azure environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

AWS Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for Amazon Web Services (AWS) includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Online Help – Zerto Cloud Manager

The Zerto software online help includes installation, administration, and REST API programming options, with full search ability across these guides. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto Cloud Manager user interface.
Note: This help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Product Version Lifecycle Matrix – Zerto Software

A Zerto Software version lifecycle matrix that includes end of support dates.

Zerto Analytics

Zerto Analytics allows you to track and monitor the health of your entire protected environment from browsers and mobile devices.
Using Zerto Analytics, you can see aggregated information from the Zerto Virtual Managers, and view the status of your environment. All your alerts, tasks, events and information on Virtual Protection Groups
(VPGs) can be viewed together.
This allows you to monitor your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity status from any location that has internet connectivity. No VPN is required.
Zerto Analytics also includes Planning, allowing you to plan your data protection strategy.

White Paper – Configuring AWS for Zerto

Description of how to configure AWS environment for Zerto.

White Paper – Private Cloud for the Enterprise Customer

Provides an outline on how to architect & deploy the Zerto Cloud manager in an enterprise environment.
The document provides step by step instructions on how to deploy the Cloud Manager as well as configuring it for multi-tenancy purposes.
It is intended for those users who are looking to offer internal disaster recovery services to their organization.

White Paper – Automating Zerto Software with PowerShell and REST APIs

An overview of how to utilize Zerto Software REST APIs with PowerShell to automate your virtual infrastructure.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – IPSec

An outline of how to use Zerto with Azure VPN Gateway service.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – SoftEther

Provides an outline of how to use Zerto with the open source VPN product SoftEther, and includes step-by-step instructions for virtual machine administrators on how to configure an example non-production SoftEther VPN solution to Azure.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

Linux Virtual Machine Preparation Guide for Protecting Virtual Machines to Azure

This guide is for Linux administrators who want to configure their Linux virtual machines to be able to move between Azure and VMware on-premises sites.

Extending Zerto’s Log Files Retention – Best Practice

Review FAQs about extending Zerto’s log files retention, and see how to perform the procedure. If needed, see also how to extend VRA's logs retention for very busy VRAs.

Zerto Environment with VSS – Deployment and User Guide

This document provides the guidelines to install and utilize the ZertoVSSAgent with your Zerto environment.

Best Practices for Deployment of your Zerto Solution with VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS)

This document covers best practices for using the Zerto IT Resilience Platform with VMware-as-a-Service Providers (VaaS).
A VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS) Provider offers hardware for compute, storage and networking running VMware Cloud Provider Stack.

Alerts, Alarms and Events Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

Zerto Virtual Manager alerts, alarms and events.

Upgrading Your Zerto Environment

Use these Best Practices to upgrade your Zerto version.

vSphere Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in aVMware vSphere environment.

vSphere and Hyper-V Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

vSphere Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing Zerto, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a VMware vSphere environment.

vSphere Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a VMware vSphere environment using Zerto Software.

vSphere Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a VMware vSphere environment.

Best Practices: Zerto in High Availability

This document describes best practices for high availability and decreasing downtime using Zerto.

Hyper-V Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Hyper-V environment using Zerto.

Hyper-V Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a Microsoft Hyper-V Environment.

Azure Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in a Azure environment.

Azure Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Azure environment using Zerto Software.

AWS Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment using Zerto Software.

Managed Service Provider Guidelines – Zerto Software

Zerto’s design and requirements guidelines for MSP installations.

Installation Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to install Zerto Cloud Manager.

Administration Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to implement and manage Zerto Cloud Manager.

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to use the Zerto Cloud Manager RESTful APIs.

REST APIs Online Help – Zerto Software (see the platform online help)

Zerto Virtual Replication REST APIs and Zerto Cloud Manager REST APIs Online Helps.

To access API topics, go to one of the platform online helps:
VMware vSphere
Microsoft Hyper-V
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Zerto Cloud Manager

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs.

PowerShell Cmdlets Help – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Software Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

Orchestrator for Automated Failover Testing – Zerto Software

Instructions for installing and setting up the Zerto Orchestrator in a vSphere environment.

Journal Overview, Sizing & Best Practice – Zerto Virtual Replication

The Zerto Virtual Replication Journal - a complete description; overview, sizing & Best Practice.

Journal Sizing Tools – Zerto Software

Tools for estimating journal space requirements.

Migrating the ZVM Database to SQL Server – Zerto Software

Instructions for migrating the Zerto Virtual Manager internal database to an external Microsoft SQL Server database.
For use with version 4.5Ux and later.

Zerto Scale and Benchmarking Guidelines

Provides the user with an understanding of the performance and scale capabilities of Zerto Software.
It presents best practices regarding performance and scale considerations when designing a Zerto solution.

WAN Sizing – Zerto Software

The zip includes tools for estimating WAN requirements.

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server with Zerto – Best Practices Guide

Provides everything related to protecting Microsoft SQL Servers and their various configurations with Zerto.
Relevant also when using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS).
Note: It is presumed the reader has a good understanding of VMware vCenter, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server & Zerto.

Oracle Best Practices – Zerto Software

Information relevant when protecting Oracle Database Servers using Zerto Software.

Log Archiver

Using the Zerto Software Log Archiver

Submitting a Case (Ticket) to Zerto Support

In the Zerto User Interface, click SETTING in the top right of the menu, and select Open a Case.
Specify the details, and click SUBMIT.

 

ZSSP Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for ZSSP includes administration help, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Zerto Self Service Portal – Word Doc files for CSP use

Files for CSP usage to include in their own portal documentation, describing how to use the Zerto Self-Service Portal.

Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts – Zerto Software

Zerto provides an extensive set of RESTful APIs to enable clients to manage Zerto Virtual Replication without using the Zerto User Interface.

NOTE: For details on how to invoke Zerto Virtual Replication APIs using Windows PowerShell, how to send data to, and receive data from, Zerto Virtual Replication APIs, open the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs document and search for "Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts".

Red Hat Clusters – Zerto Software

Describes using the Zerto Red Hat Cluster Manager, to protect a Red Hat Cluster that is comprised of two virtual machines sharing a disk and is managed by Red Hat Clustering Services.

Security and Hardening – Zerto Software

A guide describing Zerto Software security and hardening.

PCI DSS Compliance and Zerto – Zerto Software

This document describes the considerations required when deploying Zerto Software for PCI DSS compliance.

Zerto Visio Stencils Library

A zipped stencils library.

Document Description Format
Release Notes – Zerto Software

Release Notes for Zerto Software.
The Release Note is cumulative, meaning it contains new features, resolved issues, and known issues for all updates in the release.

Interoperability Matrix for Zerto Environments

A matrix showing the environments supported by Zerto.

vSphere Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for VMware vSphere environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Hyper-V Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto solution online help for Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Azure Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for Microsoft Azure environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

AWS Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for Amazon Web Services (AWS) includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Online Help – Zerto Cloud Manager

The Zerto software online help includes installation, administration, and REST API programming options, with full search ability across these guides. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto Cloud Manager user interface.
Note: This help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

v8.5 Search Tool for Zerto Software PDFs (Documentation Bundle)

The entire Zerto Software documentation set, describing the Zerto Solution.
Includes the Zerto Virtual Manager and Zerto Cloud Manager documentation for all platforms.
Also includes REST API, cmdlets, Best Practice Guides, Migration guides and additional supporting documentation.

1. Download the SEARCH_TOOL.zip file.
2. Extract to your desktop, then open the file ~SEARCH TOOL v8.5.pdx. An instance of Adobe opens, together with a Search window.
Do not close the Adobe instance, or the Search window!
3. Use the Search window to search in the entire documentation set.

Product Version Lifecycle Matrix – Zerto Software

A Zerto Software version lifecycle matrix that includes end of support dates.

Zerto Analytics

Zerto Analytics allows you to track and monitor the health of your entire protected environment from browsers and mobile devices.
Using Zerto Analytics, you can see aggregated information from the Zerto Virtual Managers, and view the status of your environment. All your alerts, tasks, events and information on Virtual Protection Groups
(VPGs) can be viewed together.
This allows you to monitor your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity status from any location that has internet connectivity. No VPN is required.
Zerto Analytics also includes Planning, allowing you to plan your data protection strategy.

Zerto Analytics REST API (Swagger)

The Zerto Analytics REST APIs provide a way to access key monitoring and reporting metrics, without having to use the Zerto User Interface.
It includes information from multiple Zerto Virtual Managers aggregated and consolidated in a single location.

Link to Zerto Analytics REST API: https://docs.api.zerto.com/

White Paper – Configuring AWS for Zerto

Description of how to configure AWS environment for Zerto.

White Paper – Private Cloud for the Enterprise Customer

Provides an outline on how to architect & deploy the Zerto Cloud manager in an enterprise environment.
The document provides step by step instructions on how to deploy the Cloud Manager as well as configuring it for multi-tenancy purposes.
It is intended for those users who are looking to offer internal disaster recovery services to their organization.

White Paper – Automating Zerto Software with PowerShell and REST APIs

An overview of how to utilize Zerto Software REST APIs with PowerShell to automate your virtual infrastructure.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – IPSec

An outline of how to use Zerto with Azure VPN Gateway service.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – SoftEther

Provides an outline of how to use Zerto with the open source VPN product SoftEther, and includes step-by-step instructions for virtual machine administrators on how to configure an example non-production SoftEther VPN solution to Azure.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

Linux Virtual Machine Preparation Guide for Protecting Virtual Machines to Azure

This guide is for Linux administrators who want to configure their Linux virtual machines to be able to move between Azure and VMware on-premises sites.

Extending Zerto’s Log Files Retention – Best Practice

Review FAQs about extending Zerto’s log files retention, and see how to perform the procedure. If needed, see also how to extend VRA's logs retention for very busy VRAs.

Zerto Environment with VSS – Deployment and User Guide

This document provides the guidelines to install and utilize the ZertoVSSAgent with your Zerto environment.

Best Practices for Deployment of your Zerto Solution with VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS)

This document covers best practices for using the Zerto IT Resilience Platform with VMware-as-a-Service Providers (VaaS).
A VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS) Provider offers hardware for compute, storage and networking running VMware Cloud Provider Stack.

Alerts, Alarms and Events Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

Zerto Virtual Manager alerts, alarms and events.

Upgrading Your Zerto Environment

Use these Best Practices to upgrade your Zerto version.

vSphere Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in aVMware vSphere environment.

vSphere and Hyper-V Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

vSphere Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing Zerto, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a VMware vSphere environment.

vSphere Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a VMware vSphere environment using Zerto Software.

vSphere Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a VMware vSphere environment.

Best Practices: Zerto in High Availability

This document describes best practices for high availability and decreasing downtime using Zerto.

Hyper-V Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Hyper-V environment using Zerto.

Hyper-V Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a Microsoft Hyper-V Environment.

Azure Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in a Azure environment.

Azure Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Azure environment using Zerto Software.

AWS Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment using Zerto Software.

Managed Service Provider Guidelines – Zerto Software

Zerto’s design and requirements guidelines for MSP installations.

Installation Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to install Zerto Cloud Manager.

Administration Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to implement and manage Zerto Cloud Manager.

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to use the Zerto Cloud Manager RESTful APIs.

REST APIs Online Help – Zerto Software (see the platform online help)

Zerto Virtual Replication REST APIs and Zerto Cloud Manager REST APIs Online Helps.

To access API topics, go to one of the platform online helps:
VMware vSphere
Microsoft Hyper-V
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Zerto Cloud Manager

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs.

PowerShell Cmdlets Help – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Software Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

Orchestrator for Automated Failover Testing – Zerto Software

Instructions for installing and setting up the Zerto Orchestrator in a vSphere environment.

Journal Overview, Sizing & Best Practice – Zerto Virtual Replication

The Zerto Virtual Replication Journal - a complete description; overview, sizing & Best Practice.

Journal Sizing Tools – Zerto Software

Tools for estimating journal space requirements.

Migrating the ZVM Database to SQL Server – Zerto Software

Instructions for migrating the Zerto Virtual Manager internal database to an external Microsoft SQL Server database.
For use with version 4.5Ux and later.

Zerto Scale and Benchmarking Guidelines

Provides the user with an understanding of the performance and scale capabilities of Zerto Software.
It presents best practices regarding performance and scale considerations when designing a Zerto solution.

WAN Sizing – Zerto Software

The zip includes tools for estimating WAN requirements.

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server with Zerto – Best Practices Guide

Provides everything related to protecting Microsoft SQL Servers and their various configurations with Zerto.
Relevant also when using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS).
Note: It is presumed the reader has a good understanding of VMware vCenter, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server & Zerto.

Oracle Best Practices – Zerto Software

Information relevant when protecting Oracle Database Servers using Zerto Software.

Log Archiver

Using the Zerto Software Log Archiver

Submitting a Case (Ticket) to Zerto Support

In the Zerto User Interface, click SETTING in the top right of the menu, and select Open a Case.
Specify the details, and click SUBMIT.

 

ZSSP Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for ZSSP includes administration help, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Zerto Self Service Portal – Word Doc files for CSP use

Files for CSP usage to include in their own portal documentation, describing how to use the Zerto Self-Service Portal.

Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts – Zerto Software

Zerto provides an extensive set of RESTful APIs to enable clients to manage Zerto Virtual Replication without using the Zerto User Interface.

NOTE: For details on how to invoke Zerto Virtual Replication APIs using Windows PowerShell, how to send data to, and receive data from, Zerto Virtual Replication APIs, open the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs document and search for "Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts".

Red Hat Clusters – Zerto Software

Describes using the Zerto Red Hat Cluster Manager, to protect a Red Hat Cluster that is comprised of two virtual machines sharing a disk and is managed by Red Hat Clustering Services.

Security and Hardening – Zerto Software

A guide describing Zerto Software security and hardening.

PCI DSS Compliance and Zerto – Zerto Software

This document describes the considerations required when deploying Zerto Software for PCI DSS compliance.

Zerto Visio Stencils Library

A zipped stencils library.

Document Description Format
Release Notes – Zerto Software

Release Notes for Zerto Software.
The Release Note is cumulative, meaning it contains new features, resolved issues, and known issues for all updates in the release.

Interoperability Matrix for Zerto Environments

A matrix showing the environments supported by Zerto.

vSphere Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for VMware vSphere environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Hyper-V Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto solution online help for Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Azure Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for Microsoft Azure environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

AWS Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for Amazon Web Services (AWS) includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Online Help – Zerto Cloud Manager

The Zerto software online help includes installation, administration, and REST API programming options, with full search ability across these guides. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto Cloud Manager user interface.
Note: This help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

v8.0 Search Tool for Zerto Software PDFs (Documentation Bundle)

The entire Zerto Software documentation set, describing the Zerto Solution.
Includes the Zerto Virtual Manager and Zerto Cloud Manager documentation for all platforms.
Also includes REST API, cmdlets, Best Practice Guides, Migration guides and additional supporting documentation.

1. Download the SEARCH_TOOL.zip file.
2. Extract to your desktop, then open the file ~SEARCH TOOL v8.0.pdx. An instance of Adobe opens, together with a Search window.
Do not close the Adobe instance, or the Search window!
3. Use the Search window to search in the entire documentation set.

Product Version Lifecycle Matrix – Zerto Software

A Zerto Software version lifecycle matrix that includes end of support dates.

Zerto Analytics

Zerto Analytics allows you to track and monitor the health of your entire protected environment from browsers and mobile devices.
Using Zerto Analytics, you can see aggregated information from the Zerto Virtual Managers, and view the status of your environment. All your alerts, tasks, events and information on Virtual Protection Groups
(VPGs) can be viewed together.
This allows you to monitor your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity status from any location that has internet connectivity. No VPN is required.
Zerto Analytics also includes Planning, allowing you to plan your data protection strategy.

Zerto Analytics REST API (Swagger)

The Zerto Analytics REST APIs provide a way to access key monitoring and reporting metrics, without having to use the Zerto User Interface.
It includes information from multiple Zerto Virtual Managers aggregated and consolidated in a single location.

Link to Zerto Analytics REST API: https://docs.api.zerto.com/

White Paper – Configuring AWS for Zerto

Description of how to configure AWS environment for Zerto.

White Paper – Private Cloud for the Enterprise Customer

Provides an outline on how to architect & deploy the Zerto Cloud manager in an enterprise environment.
The document provides step by step instructions on how to deploy the Cloud Manager as well as configuring it for multi-tenancy purposes.
It is intended for those users who are looking to offer internal disaster recovery services to their organization.

White Paper – Automating Zerto Software with PowerShell and REST APIs

An overview of how to utilize Zerto Software REST APIs with PowerShell to automate your virtual infrastructure.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – IPSec

An outline of how to use Zerto with Azure VPN Gateway service.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – SoftEther

Provides an outline of how to use Zerto with the open source VPN product SoftEther, and includes step-by-step instructions for virtual machine administrators on how to configure an example non-production SoftEther VPN solution to Azure.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

Linux Virtual Machine Preparation Guide for Protecting Virtual Machines to Azure

This guide is for Linux administrators who want to configure their Linux virtual machines to be able to move between Azure and VMware on-premises sites.

Extending Zerto’s Log Files Retention – Best Practice

Review FAQs about extending Zerto’s log files retention, and see how to perform the procedure. If needed, see also how to extend VRA's logs retention for very busy VRAs.

Zerto Environment with VSS – Deployment and User Guide

This document provides the guidelines to install and utilize the ZertoVSSAgent with your Zerto environment.

Best Practices for Deployment of your Zerto Solution with VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS)

This document covers best practices for using the Zerto IT Resilience Platform with VMware-as-a-Service Providers (VaaS).
A VMware-as-a-Service (VaaS) Provider offers hardware for compute, storage and networking running VMware Cloud Provider Stack.

Alerts, Alarms and Events Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

Zerto Virtual Manager alerts, alarms and events.

Upgrading Your Zerto Environment

Use these Best Practices to upgrade your Zerto version.

vSphere Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in aVMware vSphere environment.

vSphere and Hyper-V Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

vSphere Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing Zerto, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a VMware vSphere environment.

vSphere Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a VMware vSphere environment using Zerto Software.

vSphere Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a VMware vSphere environment.

Best Practices: Zerto in High Availability

This document describes best practices for high availability and decreasing downtime using Zerto.

Hyper-V Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Hyper-V environment using Zerto.

Hyper-V Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a Microsoft Hyper-V Environment.

Azure Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in a Azure environment.

Azure Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Azure environment using Zerto Software.

AWS Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment using Zerto Software.

Managed Service Provider Guidelines – Zerto Software

Zerto’s design and requirements guidelines for MSP installations.

Installation Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to install Zerto Cloud Manager.

Administration Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to implement and manage Zerto Cloud Manager.

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to use the Zerto Cloud Manager RESTful APIs.

REST APIs Online Help – Zerto Software (see the platform online help)

Zerto Virtual Replication REST APIs and Zerto Cloud Manager REST APIs Online Helps.

To access API topics, go to one of the platform online helps:
VMware vSphere
Microsoft Hyper-V
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Zerto Cloud Manager

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs.

PowerShell Cmdlets Help – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Software Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

Orchestrator for Automated Failover Testing – Zerto Software

Instructions for installing and setting up the Zerto Orchestrator in a vSphere environment.

Journal Overview, Sizing & Best Practice – Zerto Virtual Replication

The Zerto Virtual Replication Journal - a complete description; overview, sizing & Best Practice.

Journal Sizing Tools – Zerto Software

Tools for estimating journal space requirements.

Migrating the ZVM Database to SQL Server – Zerto Software

Instructions for migrating the Zerto Virtual Manager internal database to an external Microsoft SQL Server database.
For use with version 4.5Ux and later.

Zerto Scale and Benchmarking Guidelines

Provides the user with an understanding of the performance and scale capabilities of Zerto Software.
It presents best practices regarding performance and scale considerations when designing a Zerto solution.

WAN Sizing – Zerto Software

The zip includes tools for estimating WAN requirements.

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server with Zerto – Best Practices Guide

Provides everything related to protecting Microsoft SQL Servers and their various configurations with Zerto.
Relevant also when using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS).
Note: It is presumed the reader has a good understanding of VMware vCenter, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server & Zerto.

Oracle Best Practices – Zerto Software

Information relevant when protecting Oracle Database Servers using Zerto Software.

Log Archiver

Using the Zerto Software Log Archiver

Submitting a Case (Ticket) to Zerto Support

In the Zerto User Interface, click SETTING in the top right of the menu, and select Open a Case.
Specify the details, and click SUBMIT.

 

ZSSP Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for ZSSP includes administration help, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Zerto Self Service Portal – Word Doc files for CSP use

Files for CSP usage to include in their own portal documentation, describing how to use the Zerto Self-Service Portal.

Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts – Zerto Software

Zerto provides an extensive set of RESTful APIs to enable clients to manage Zerto Virtual Replication without using the Zerto User Interface.

NOTE: For details on how to invoke Zerto Virtual Replication APIs using Windows PowerShell, how to send data to, and receive data from, Zerto Virtual Replication APIs, open the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs document and search for "Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts".

Red Hat Clusters – Zerto Software

Describes using the Zerto Red Hat Cluster Manager, to protect a Red Hat Cluster that is comprised of two virtual machines sharing a disk and is managed by Red Hat Clustering Services.

Security and Hardening – Zerto Software

A guide describing Zerto Software security and hardening.

PCI DSS Compliance and Zerto – Zerto Software

This document describes the considerations required when deploying Zerto Software for PCI DSS compliance.

Zerto Visio Stencils Library

A zipped stencils library.

Document Description Format
Release Notes – Zerto Software

Release Notes for Zerto Software.
The Release Note is cumulative, meaning it contains new features, resolved issues, and known issues for all updates in the release.

Interoperability Matrix for Zerto Environments

A matrix showing the environments supported by Zerto.

vSphere Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for VMware vSphere environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Hyper-V Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto solution online help for Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Azure Online Help – Zerto Software

The Zerto software online help for Microsoft Azure environments. Includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

AWS Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for Amazon Web Services (AWS) includes installation and initial configuration and administration help, along with both the cmdlets and REST API programming options, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file is the top folder to use the help.The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Online Help – Zerto Cloud Manager

The Zerto software online help includes installation, administration, and REST API programming options, with full search ability across these guides. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto Cloud Manager user interface.
Note: This help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

v7.5 Search Tool for Zerto Software PDFs (Documentation Bundle)

The entire Zerto Software documentation set, describing the Zerto Solution.
Includes the Zerto Virtual Manager and Zerto Cloud Manager documentation for all platforms.
Also includes REST API, cmdlets, Best Practice Guides, Migration guides and additional supporting documentation.

1. Download the SEARCH_TOOL.zip file.
2. Extract to your desktop, then open the file ~SEARCH TOOL v7.5.pdx. An instance of Adobe opens, together with a Search window.
Do not close the Adobe instance, or the Search window!
3. Use the Search window to search in the entire documentation set.

Product Version Lifecycle Matrix – Zerto Software

A Zerto Software version lifecycle matrix that includes end of support dates.

Zerto Analytics

Zerto Analytics allows you to track and monitor the health of your entire protected environment from browsers and mobile devices.
Using Zerto Analytics, you can see aggregated information from the Zerto Virtual Managers, and view the status of your environment. All your alerts, tasks, events and information on Virtual Protection Groups
(VPGs) can be viewed together.
This allows you to monitor your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity status from any location that has internet connectivity. No VPN is required.
Zerto Analytics also includes Planning, allowing you to plan your data protection strategy.

White Paper – Configuring AWS for Zerto

Description of how to configure AWS environment for Zerto.

White Paper – Private Cloud for the Enterprise Customer

Provides an outline on how to architect & deploy the Zerto Cloud manager in an enterprise environment.
The document provides step by step instructions on how to deploy the Cloud Manager as well as configuring it for multi-tenancy purposes.
It is intended for those users who are looking to offer internal disaster recovery services to their organization.

White Paper – Automating Zerto Software with PowerShell and REST APIs

An overview of how to utilize Zerto Software REST APIs with PowerShell to automate your virtual infrastructure.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – IPSec

An outline of how to use Zerto with Azure VPN Gateway service.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

VPN Solutions for Zerto to Azure – SoftEther

Provides an outline of how to use Zerto with the open source VPN product SoftEther, and includes step-by-step instructions for virtual machine administrators on how to configure an example non-production SoftEther VPN solution to Azure.
For the video, click the mp4 link.

Extending Zerto’s Log Files Retention – Best Practice

Review FAQs about extending Zerto’s log files retention, and see how to perform the procedure. If needed, see also how to extend VRA's logs retention for very busy VRAs.

Zerto Environment with VSS – Deployment and User Guide

This document provides the guidelines to install and utilize the ZertoVSSAgent with your Zerto environment.

Alerts, Alarms and Events Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

Zerto Virtual Manager alerts, alarms and events.

Upgrading Your Zerto Environment

Use these Best Practices to upgrade your Zerto version.

vSphere Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in aVMware vSphere environment.

vSphere and Hyper-V Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

vSphere Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing Zerto, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a VMware vSphere environment.

vSphere Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a VMware vSphere environment using Zerto Software.

vSphere Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a VMware vSphere environment.

Best Practices: Zerto in High Availability

This document describes best practices for high availability and decreasing downtime using Zerto.

Hyper-V Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Hyper-V environment.

Hyper-V Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Hyper-V environment using Zerto.

Hyper-V Live DR Testing – Zerto Software

A guide to Zerto’s best practices for live DR testing in a Microsoft Hyper-V Environment.

Azure Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in a Azure environment.

Azure Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in a Microsoft Azure environment.

Azure Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in a Azure environment using Zerto Software.

AWS Enterprise Guidelines – Zerto Software

A requirements document for Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Installation Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and set up Zerto Software in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Quick Start – Zerto Software

A quick start to installing, setting up, protecting and testing your virtual machines with Zerto in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.

AWS Administration Guide – Zerto Virtual Manager

How to implement and manage replication and a disaster recovery (DR) solution in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment using Zerto Software.

Cloud Service Provider Guidelines – Zerto Software

Zerto’s design and requirements guidelines for CSP installations.

Installation Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to install Zerto Cloud Manager.

Administration Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to implement and manage Zerto Cloud Manager.

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Cloud Manager

How to use the Zerto Cloud Manager RESTful APIs.

REST APIs Online Help – Zerto Software

Zerto Virtual Replication REST APIs Online Help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto Virtual Manager and the Zerto Cloud Manager online helps.
Note: This help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

REST API Reference Guide – Zerto Software

How to use the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs.

PowerShell Cmdlets Guide – Zerto Software

How to install and use the Zerto Software Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

Orchestrator for Automated Failover Testing – Zerto Software

Instructions for installing and setting up the Zerto Orchestrator in a vSphere environment.

Journal Overview, Sizing & Best Practice – Zerto Virtual Replication

The Zerto Virtual Replication Journal - a complete description; overview, sizing & Best Practice.

Journal Sizing Tools – Zerto Software

Tools for estimating journal space requirements.

Migrating the ZVM Database to SQL Server – Zerto Software

Instructions for migrating the Zerto Virtual Manager internal database to an external Microsoft SQL Server database.
For use with version 4.5Ux and later.

Zerto Scale and Benchmarking Guidelines

Provides the user with an understanding of the performance and scale capabilities of Zerto Software.
It presents best practices regarding performance and scale considerations when designing a Zerto solution.

WAN Sizing – Zerto Software

The zip includes tools for estimating WAN requirements.

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server with Zerto – Best Practices Guide

Provides everything related to protecting Microsoft SQL Servers and their various configurations with Zerto.
Relevant also when using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS).
Note: It is presumed the reader has a good understanding of VMware vCenter, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server & Zerto.

Oracle Best Practices – Zerto Software

Information relevant when protecting Oracle Database Servers using Zerto Software.

Log Archiver

Using the Zerto Software Log Archiver

Submitting a Case (Ticket) to Zerto Support

In the Zerto User Interface, click SETTING in the top right of the menu, and select Open a Case.
Specify the details, and click SUBMIT.

 

ZSSP Online Help – Zerto Software

The online help for ZSSP includes administration help, with full search ability across all the content. Open the index.html file in the top folder to use the help.
The help is also available from within the Zerto User Interface, by clicking the SETTING button in the top right of the display and selecting Help from the popup menu.
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Zerto Self Service Portal – Word Doc files for CSP use

Files for CSP usage to include in their own portal documentation, describing how to use the Zerto Self-Service Portal.

Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts – Zerto Software

Zerto provides an extensive set of RESTful APIs to enable clients to manage Zerto Virtual Replication without using the Zerto User Interface.

NOTE: For details on how to invoke Zerto Virtual Replication APIs using Windows PowerShell, how to send data to, and receive data from, Zerto Virtual Replication APIs, open the Zerto Virtual Replication RESTful APIs document and search for "Invoking RESTful APIs from Powershell Scripts".

Red Hat Clusters – Zerto Software

Describes using the Zerto Red Hat Cluster Manager, to protect a Red Hat Cluster that is comprised of two virtual machines sharing a disk and is managed by Red Hat Clustering Services.

Security and Hardening – Zerto Software

A guide describing Zerto Software security and hardening.

PCI DSS Compliance and Zerto – Zerto Software

This document describes the considerations required when deploying Zerto Software for PCI DSS compliance.

Zerto Visio Stencils Library

A zipped stencils library.

Document Description Format
Zerto for Kubernetes Online Help

The online help for Zerto for Kubernetes (Z4K) includes the Release Note with any known issues, requirements, deployment with initial configuration, and guidelines to running Zerto operations on K8s clusters (like creating a VPG, tagging a checkpoint, testing failover, performing a failover, restoring a VPG, how to use LTR in Kubernetes environments and collecting logs).
Note: This standalone version of the help is not fully supported in Chrome or Safari browsers.

Release Note – Zerto for Kubernetes

Zerto for Kubernetes (Z4K) software Release Note, including known issues in the release.

Quick Start – Zerto for Kubernetes

A quick start to deploying, setting up, testing, failing over and restoring your Zerto for Kubernetes environment.
Zerto for Kubernetes (Z4K) integrates continuous backup and disaster recovery into the application deployment lifecycle for containerized applications running on-premises or in the cloud as part of its cloud data management and protection platform. Easily protect and recover any Kubernetes application and its persistent data for accelerated delivery and deployment.