Site Recovery Manager Installation and Configuration
  Updated Information
  Overview of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
    About Protected Sites and Recovery Sites
      Pairing the Protected and Recovery Sites
      Bidirectional Protection
      Heterogeneous Configurations on the Protected and Recovery Sites
    Using Array-Based Replication with SRM
    Using vSphere Replication with SRM
      Contents of the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Compatibility of vSphere Replication with Other vSphere Features
      Bandwidth Requirements for vSphere Replication
        Calculate Bandwidth for vSphere Replication
    Using Array-Based Replication and vSphere Replication with SRM
    SRM and vCenter Server
  Site Recovery Manager System Requirements
    SRM Licensing
    SRM Network Ports
    Operational Limits of SRM
  Creating the SRM Database
    Database Connection Information That SRM Requires
    Configure Microsoft SQL Server for SRM
    Configure Oracle Server for SRM
    Configure DB2 Server for SRM
    Create an ODBC System DSN for SRM
  SRM Authentication
    Requirements When Using Public Key Certificates with SRM
  Upgrading SRM
    Information That SRM Upgrade Preserves
    Types of Upgrade that SRM Supports
    Order of Upgrading vSphere and SRM Components
    Upgrading vSphere Replication
    Upgrade SRM
      Prepare for SRM Upgrade
      Upgrade the SRM Server Without Migration
      Upgrade the SRM Server with Migration
      Upgrade the SRM Client Plug-In
      Configure the Upgraded SRM Installation
      Upgrade vSphere Replication
        Upgrade vSphere Replication by Using vSphere Update Manager
        Upgrade the vSphere Replication Management Server by Using the VAMI
          Upgrade vSphere Replication Servers
        Upgrade vSphere Replication Without Internet Access
    Revert to a Previous Release of SRM
  Installing SRM
    Install the SRM Server
    Install the SRM Client Plug-In
    Connect to SRM
    Connect the Protected and Recovery Sites
    Install the SRM License Key
    Modify the Installation of an SRM Server
    Repair the Installation of an SRM Server
  Configuring Array-Based Protection
    Install Storage Replication Adapters
    Configure Array Managers
    Rescan Arrays to Detect Configuration Changes
    Edit Array Managers
  Installing vSphere Replication
    Deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance
    Configure vSphere Replication Connections
    Reconfigure the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Reconfigure General vSphere Replication Settings
      Change the SSL Certificate of the vSphere Replication Appliance
        vSphere Replication Certificate Verification
        Requirements When Using a Public Key Certificate with vSphere Replication
      Change the Password of the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Configure vSphere Replication Network Settings
      Configure vSphere Replication System Settings
      Reconfigure vSphere Replication to Use an External Database
        Supported Databases
          Configure Microsoft SQL Server for vSphere Replication
          Configure Oracle Server for vSphere Replication
          Configure DB2 for vSphere Replication
      Use the Embedded vSphere Replication Database
    Deploy an Additional vSphere Replication Server
      Reconfigure vSphere Replication Server Settings
    Register an Additional vSphere Replication Server
    Uninstall vSphere Replication
    Unregister vSphere Replication from vCenter Server if the Appliance Was Deleted
  Installing SRM to Use with a Shared Recovery Site
    Limitations of Using SRM in Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    SRM Licenses in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Install SRM In a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Install SRM Server on Multiple Protected Sites to Use with a Shared Recovery Site
      Install Multiple SRM Server Instances on a Shared Recovery Site
      Install the SRM Client Plug-In In a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Connect to SRM in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Connect the SRM Sites in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Configure Placeholders and Mappings in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Use Array-Based Replication in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Use vSphere Replication in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
  Troubleshooting SRM Installation and Configuration
    Cannot Restore SQL Database to a 32-Bit Target Virtual Machine During SRM Upgrade
    SRM Server Does Not Start
    vSphere Client Cannot Connect to SRM
    Features Are Unavailable When Deploying the vSphere Replication Appliance
    OVF Package is Invalid and Cannot be Deployed
    vSphere Replication Appliance or vSphere Replication Server Does Not Deploy from the SRM Interface
    vSphere Replication Cannot Establish a Connection to the Hosts
    Connection Errors Between vSphere Replication and SQL Server Cannot be Resolved
    DB2 Databases for vSphere Replication Require User Temporary Tablespace
    DB2 Databases for vSphere Replication Require System Temporary Tablespace with 16K Page Size
    404 Error Message when Attempting to Pair vSphere Replication Appliances
    vSphere Replication Service Fails with Unresolved Host Error
    Increase the Memory of the vSphere Replication Server for Large Deployments
    vSphere Replication Appliance Extension Cannot Be Deleted
    Uploading a Valid Certificate to vSphere Replication Results in a Warning
    vSphere Replication Status Shows as Disconnected
    vSphere Replication Server Registration Takes Several Minutes
    vSphere Replication is Inaccessible After Changing vCenter Server Certificate
  Updated Information
  Overview of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
    About Protected Sites and Recovery Sites
      Pairing the Protected and Recovery Sites
      Bidirectional Protection
      Heterogeneous Configurations on the Protected and Recovery Sites
    Using Array-Based Replication with SRM
    Using vSphere Replication with SRM
      Contents of the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Compatibility of vSphere Replication with Other vSphere Features
      Bandwidth Requirements for vSphere Replication
        Calculate Bandwidth for vSphere Replication
    Using Array-Based Replication and vSphere Replication with SRM
    SRM and vCenter Server
  Site Recovery Manager System Requirements
    SRM Licensing
    SRM Network Ports
    Operational Limits of SRM
  Creating the SRM Database
    Database Connection Information That SRM Requires
    Configure Microsoft SQL Server for SRM
    Configure Oracle Server for SRM
    Configure DB2 Server for SRM
    Create an ODBC System DSN for SRM
  SRM Authentication
    Requirements When Using Public Key Certificates with SRM
  Upgrading SRM
    Information That SRM Upgrade Preserves
    Types of Upgrade that SRM Supports
    Order of Upgrading vSphere and SRM Components
    Upgrading vSphere Replication
    Upgrade SRM
      Prepare for SRM Upgrade
      Upgrade the SRM Server Without Migration
      Upgrade the SRM Server with Migration
      Upgrade the SRM Client Plug-In
      Configure the Upgraded SRM Installation
      Upgrade vSphere Replication
        Upgrade vSphere Replication by Using vSphere Update Manager
        Upgrade the vSphere Replication Management Server by Using the VAMI
          Upgrade vSphere Replication Servers
        Upgrade vSphere Replication Without Internet Access
    Revert to a Previous Release of SRM
  Installing SRM
    Install the SRM Server
    Install the SRM Client Plug-In
    Connect to SRM
    Connect the Protected and Recovery Sites
    Install the SRM License Key
    Modify the Installation of an SRM Server
    Repair the Installation of an SRM Server
  Configuring Array-Based Protection
    Install Storage Replication Adapters
    Configure Array Managers
    Rescan Arrays to Detect Configuration Changes
    Edit Array Managers
  Installing vSphere Replication
    Deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance
    Configure vSphere Replication Connections
    Reconfigure the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Reconfigure General vSphere Replication Settings
      Change the SSL Certificate of the vSphere Replication Appliance
        vSphere Replication Certificate Verification
        Requirements When Using a Public Key Certificate with vSphere Replication
      Change the Password of the vSphere Replication Appliance
      Configure vSphere Replication Network Settings
      Configure vSphere Replication System Settings
      Reconfigure vSphere Replication to Use an External Database
        Supported Databases
          Configure Microsoft SQL Server for vSphere Replication
          Configure Oracle Server for vSphere Replication
          Configure DB2 for vSphere Replication
      Use the Embedded vSphere Replication Database
    Deploy an Additional vSphere Replication Server
      Reconfigure vSphere Replication Server Settings
    Register an Additional vSphere Replication Server
    Uninstall vSphere Replication
    Unregister vSphere Replication from vCenter Server if the Appliance Was Deleted
  Installing SRM to Use with a Shared Recovery Site
    Limitations of Using SRM in Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    SRM Licenses in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Install SRM In a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Install SRM Server on Multiple Protected Sites to Use with a Shared Recovery Site
      Install Multiple SRM Server Instances on a Shared Recovery Site
      Install the SRM Client Plug-In In a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Connect to SRM in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Connect the SRM Sites in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
      Configure Placeholders and Mappings in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Use Array-Based Replication in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Use vSphere Replication in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
  Troubleshooting SRM Installation and Configuration
    Cannot Restore SQL Database to a 32-Bit Target Virtual Machine During SRM Upgrade
    SRM Server Does Not Start
    vSphere Client Cannot Connect to SRM
    Features Are Unavailable When Deploying the vSphere Replication Appliance
    OVF Package is Invalid and Cannot be Deployed
    vSphere Replication Appliance or vSphere Replication Server Does Not Deploy from the SRM Interface
    vSphere Replication Cannot Establish a Connection to the Hosts
    Connection Errors Between vSphere Replication and SQL Server Cannot be Resolved
    DB2 Databases for vSphere Replication Require User Temporary Tablespace
    DB2 Databases for vSphere Replication Require System Temporary Tablespace with 16K Page Size
    404 Error Message when Attempting to Pair vSphere Replication Appliances
    vSphere Replication Service Fails with Unresolved Host Error
    Increase the Memory of the vSphere Replication Server for Large Deployments
    vSphere Replication Appliance Extension Cannot Be Deleted
    Uploading a Valid Certificate to vSphere Replication Results in a Warning
    vSphere Replication Status Shows as Disconnected
    vSphere Replication Server Registration Takes Several Minutes
    vSphere Replication is Inaccessible After Changing vCenter Server Certificate
Site Recovery Manager Administration
  Updated Information
  SRM Privileges, Roles, and Permissions
    How SRM Handles Permissions
    SRM and the vCenter Server Administrator Role
    SRM and vSphere Replication Roles
    Managing Permissions in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Assign SRM Roles and Permissions
    SRM Roles Reference
      vSphere Replication Roles Reference
  Creating SRM Placeholders and Mappings
    About Placeholder Virtual Machines
    About Inventory Mappings
      Select Inventory Mappings
    About Placeholder Datastores
      Configure a Placeholder Datastore
    Configure Datastore Mappings for vSphere Replication
  Replicating Virtual Machines
    How the Recovery Point Objective Affects Replication Scheduling
    Configure Replication for a Single Virtual Machine
    Configure Replication for Multiple Virtual Machines
    Replicate Virtual Machines By Using Replication Seeds
    Reconfigure Replications
    Stop Replicating a Virtual Machine
  Creating Protection Groups
    About Array-Based Protection Groups and Datastore Groups
      How SRM Computes Datastore Groups
      Create Array-Based Protection Groups
      Edit Array-Based Protection Groups
    Create vSphere Replication Protection Groups
      Edit vSphere Replication Protection Groups
    Apply Inventory Mappings to All Members of a Protection Group
  Creating, Testing, and Running Recovery Plans
    Testing a Recovery Plan
      Test Networks and Datacenter Networks
    Performing a Planned Migration or Disaster Recovery By Running a Recovery Plan
      Running a Recovery with Forced Recovery
    Differences Between Testing and Running a Recovery Plan
    How SRM Interacts with DPM and DRS During Recovery
    How SRM Interacts with vSphere High Availability
    Protecting MSCS and Fault Tolerant Virtual Machines
    Create, Test, and Run a Recovery Plan
      Create a Recovery Plan
      Edit a Recovery Plan
      Suspend Virtual Machines When a Recovery Plan Runs
      Test a Recovery Plan
      Clean Up After Testing a Recovery Plan
      Run a Recovery Plan
    Cancel a Test or Recovery
    Delete a Recovery Plan
  Reprotecting Virtual Machines After a Recovery
    How SRM Performs Reprotect
    Preconditions for Performing Reprotect
    Reprotect Virtual Machines
    Reprotect States
  Restoring the Pre-Recovery Site Configuration By Performing Failback
    Perform a Failback
  Customizing a Recovery Plan
    Recovery Plan Steps
    Specify the Recovery Priority of a Virtual Machine
    Creating Custom Recovery Steps
      Types of Custom Recovery Steps
      How SRM Handles Custom Recovery Steps
      Create Top-Level Command Steps
      Create Top-Level Message Prompt Steps
      Create Command Steps for Individual Virtual Machines
      Create Message Prompt Steps for Individual Virtual Machines
      Guidelines for Writing Command Steps
      Environment Variables for Command Steps
    Customize the Recovery of an Individual Virtual Machine
  Customizing IP Properties for Virtual Machines
    Customize IP Properties For an Individual Virtual Machine
    Report IP Address Mappings for Recovery Plans
    Customizing IP Properties for Multiple Virtual Machines
      Syntax of the DR IP Customizer Tool
      Structure of the DR IP Customizer CSV File
      Modifying the DR IP Customizer CSV File
        Examples of DR IP Customizer CSV Files
      Run DR IP Customizer to Customize IP Properties for Multiple Virtual Machines
  Advanced SRM Configuration
    Configure Protection for a Virtual Machine or Template
    Configure Resource Mappings for a Virtual Machine
    Specify a Nonreplicated Datastore for Swap Files
    Recovering Virtual Machines Across Multiple Hosts on the Recovery Site
    Resize Virtual Machine Disk Files During Replication Using Replication Seeds
    Resize Virtual Machine Disk Files During Replication Without Using Replication Seeds
    Reconfigure SRM Settings
      Change Local Site Settings
      Change Recovery Settings
      Change Remote Site Settings
      Change the Timeout for the Creation of Placeholder Virtual Machines
      Change Storage Settings
      Change Storage Provider Settings
      Change vSphere Replication Settings
      Modify Settings to Run Large SRM Environments
        Settings for Large SRM Environments
  Troubleshooting SRM Administration
    Limitations to Protection and Recovery of Virtual Machines
      vSphere Replication Limitations
    SRM Events and Alarms
      How SRM Monitors Connections Between Sites
      Configure SRM Alarms
      SRM Events Reference
        Site Status Events
        Protection Group Events
        Recovery Events
        Storage and Storage Provider Events
        Licensing Events
        Permissions Events
        SNMP Traps
    vSphere Replication Events and Alarms
      Configure vSphere Replication Alarms
      List of vSphere Replication Events
    Collecting SRM Log Files
      Collect SRM Log Files By Using the SRM Interface
      Collect SRM Log Files Manually
        Change Size and Number of SRM Server Log Files
    Access the vSphere Replication Logs
      Manually Access the vSphere Replication Logs
    Resolve SRM Operational Issues
      SRM Doubles the Number of Backslashes in the Command Line When Running Callouts
      Powering on Many Virtual Machines Simultaneously on the Recovery Site Can Lead to Errors
      LVM.enableResignature=1 Remains Set After a SRM Test Failover
      Adding Virtual Machines to a Protection Group Fails with an Unresolved Devices Error
      Configuring Protection fails with Placeholder Creation Error
      Planned Migration Fails Because Host is in an Incorrect State
      Recovery Fails with a Timeout Error During Network Customization for Some Virtual Machines
      Recovery Fails with Unavailable Host and Datastore Error
      Reprotect Fails with a vSphere Replication Timeout Error
      Recovery Plan Times Out While Waiting for VMware Tools
      Reprotect Fails After Restarting vCenter Server
      Rescanning Datastores Fails Because Storage Devices are Not Ready
      Scalability Problems when Replicating Many Virtual Machines with a Short RPO to a Shared VMFS Datastore on ESXi Server 5.0
      Application Quiescing Changes to File System Quiescing During vMotion to an Older Host
      Reconfigure Replication on Virtual Machines with No Datastore Mapping
      Configuring Replication Fails for Virtual Machines with Two Disks on Different Datastores
      vSphere Replication RPO Violations
      vSphere Replication Does Not Start After Moving the Host
      Unexpected vSphere Replication Failure Results in a Generic Error
      Generating Support Bundles Disrupts vSphere Replication Recovery
      Recovery Plan Times Out While Waiting for VMware Tools
  Updated Information
  SRM Privileges, Roles, and Permissions
    How SRM Handles Permissions
    SRM and the vCenter Server Administrator Role
    SRM and vSphere Replication Roles
    Managing Permissions in a Shared Recovery Site Configuration
    Assign SRM Roles and Permissions
    SRM Roles Reference
      vSphere Replication Roles Reference
  Creating SRM Placeholders and Mappings
    About Placeholder Virtual Machines
    About Inventory Mappings
      Select Inventory Mappings
    About Placeholder Datastores
      Configure a Placeholder Datastore
    Configure Datastore Mappings for vSphere Replication
  Replicating Virtual Machines
    How the Recovery Point Objective Affects Replication Scheduling
    Configure Replication for a Single Virtual Machine
    Configure Replication for Multiple Virtual Machines
    Replicate Virtual Machines By Using Replication Seeds
    Reconfigure Replications
    Stop Replicating a Virtual Machine
  Creating Protection Groups
    About Array-Based Protection Groups and Datastore Groups
      How SRM Computes Datastore Groups
      Create Array-Based Protection Groups
      Edit Array-Based Protection Groups
    Create vSphere Replication Protection Groups
      Edit vSphere Replication Protection Groups
    Apply Inventory Mappings to All Members of a Protection Group
  Creating, Testing, and Running Recovery Plans
    Testing a Recovery Plan
      Test Networks and Datacenter Networks
    Performing a Planned Migration or Disaster Recovery By Running a Recovery Plan
      Running a Recovery with Forced Recovery
    Differences Between Testing and Running a Recovery Plan
    How SRM Interacts with DPM and DRS During Recovery
    How SRM Interacts with vSphere High Availability
    Protecting MSCS and Fault Tolerant Virtual Machines
    Create, Test, and Run a Recovery Plan
      Create a Recovery Plan
      Edit a Recovery Plan
      Suspend Virtual Machines When a Recovery Plan Runs
      Test a Recovery Plan
      Clean Up After Testing a Recovery Plan
      Run a Recovery Plan
    Cancel a Test or Recovery
    Delete a Recovery Plan
  Reprotecting Virtual Machines After a Recovery
    How SRM Performs Reprotect
    Preconditions for Performing Reprotect
    Reprotect Virtual Machines
    Reprotect States
  Restoring the Pre-Recovery Site Configuration By Performing Failback
    Perform a Failback
  Customizing a Recovery Plan
    Recovery Plan Steps
    Specify the Recovery Priority of a Virtual Machine
    Creating Custom Recovery Steps
      Types of Custom Recovery Steps
      How SRM Handles Custom Recovery Steps
      Create Top-Level Command Steps
      Create Top-Level Message Prompt Steps
      Create Command Steps for Individual Virtual Machines
      Create Message Prompt Steps for Individual Virtual Machines
      Guidelines for Writing Command Steps
      Environment Variables for Command Steps
    Customize the Recovery of an Individual Virtual Machine
  Customizing IP Properties for Virtual Machines
    Customize IP Properties For an Individual Virtual Machine
    Report IP Address Mappings for Recovery Plans
    Customizing IP Properties for Multiple Virtual Machines
      Syntax of the DR IP Customizer Tool
      Structure of the DR IP Customizer CSV File
      Modifying the DR IP Customizer CSV File
        Examples of DR IP Customizer CSV Files
      Run DR IP Customizer to Customize IP Properties for Multiple Virtual Machines
  Advanced SRM Configuration
    Configure Protection for a Virtual Machine or Template
    Configure Resource Mappings for a Virtual Machine
    Specify a Nonreplicated Datastore for Swap Files
    Recovering Virtual Machines Across Multiple Hosts on the Recovery Site
    Resize Virtual Machine Disk Files During Replication Using Replication Seeds
    Resize Virtual Machine Disk Files During Replication Without Using Replication Seeds
    Reconfigure SRM Settings
      Change Local Site Settings
      Change Recovery Settings
      Change Remote Site Settings
      Change the Timeout for the Creation of Placeholder Virtual Machines
      Change Storage Settings
      Change Storage Provider Settings
      Change vSphere Replication Settings
      Modify Settings to Run Large SRM Environments
        Settings for Large SRM Environments
  Troubleshooting SRM Administration
    Limitations to Protection and Recovery of Virtual Machines
      vSphere Replication Limitations
    SRM Events and Alarms
      How SRM Monitors Connections Between Sites
      Configure SRM Alarms
      SRM Events Reference
        Site Status Events
        Protection Group Events
        Recovery Events
        Storage and Storage Provider Events
        Licensing Events
        Permissions Events
        SNMP Traps
    vSphere Replication Events and Alarms
      Configure vSphere Replication Alarms
      List of vSphere Replication Events
    Collecting SRM Log Files
      Collect SRM Log Files By Using the SRM Interface
      Collect SRM Log Files Manually
        Change Size and Number of SRM Server Log Files
    Access the vSphere Replication Logs
      Manually Access the vSphere Replication Logs
    Resolve SRM Operational Issues
      SRM Doubles the Number of Backslashes in the Command Line When Running Callouts
      Powering on Many Virtual Machines Simultaneously on the Recovery Site Can Lead to Errors
      LVM.enableResignature=1 Remains Set After a SRM Test Failover
      Adding Virtual Machines to a Protection Group Fails with an Unresolved Devices Error
      Configuring Protection fails with Placeholder Creation Error
      Planned Migration Fails Because Host is in an Incorrect State
      Recovery Fails with a Timeout Error During Network Customization for Some Virtual Machines
      Recovery Fails with Unavailable Host and Datastore Error
      Reprotect Fails with a vSphere Replication Timeout Error
      Recovery Plan Times Out While Waiting for VMware Tools
      Reprotect Fails After Restarting vCenter Server
      Rescanning Datastores Fails Because Storage Devices are Not Ready
      Scalability Problems when Replicating Many Virtual Machines with a Short RPO to a Shared VMFS Datastore on ESXi Server 5.0
      Application Quiescing Changes to File System Quiescing During vMotion to an Older Host
      Reconfigure Replication on Virtual Machines with No Datastore Mapping
      Configuring Replication Fails for Virtual Machines with Two Disks on Different Datastores
      vSphere Replication RPO Violations
      vSphere Replication Does Not Start After Moving the Host
      Unexpected vSphere Replication Failure Results in a Generic Error
      Generating Support Bundles Disrupts vSphere Replication Recovery
      Recovery Plan Times Out While Waiting for VMware Tools
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