You must install an SRM Server at the protected site and also at the recovery site.

SRM requires a vCenter Server instance of the equivelent version at each site before you install SRM Server. The SRM installer must be able to connect with this vCenter Server instance during installation.

After you install the SRM Server instances, you can download the SRM client plug-in from the SRM Server instance by using the Manage Plug-ins menu from your vSphere Client. You use the SRM client plug-in to configure and manage SRM at each site.

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You must install an SRM Server at the protected site and at the recovery site.

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To install the SRM client plug-in, you use a vSphere Client to connect to the vCenter Server at the protected or recovery site. You download the plug-in from the SRM Server and enable it in the vSphere Client.

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You use the vSphere Client to connect to SRM.

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Before you can use SRM, you must connect the protected and recovery sites. The sites must authenticate with each other. This is known as site pairing.

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The SRM Server requires a license key to operate. Install an SRM license key as soon as possible after you install SRM.

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To change the information that you supplied when you installed the SRM Server, you can run the SRM installer in modify mode.

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You can run the SRM installer in repair mode to repair an SRM Server installation.