If necessary, you can reconfigure the vSphere Replication appliance settings by using the virtual appliance management interface (VAMI).

You provide the settings for the vSphere Replication appliance in the Deploy OVF wizard when you deploy the appliance. If you selected automatic configuration of the appliance using an embedded database, you can use the vSphere Replication appliance immediately after deployment. If necessary you can modify the configuration settings of the vSphere Replication appliance after you deploy it.

You can use vSphere Replication immediately after you deploy the vSphere Replication appliance. If necessary, you can reconfigure the general settings after deployment in the virtual appliance management interface (VAMI).

vSphere Replication appliance uses certificate-based authentication for all connections that it establishes with vCenter Server and remote site vSphere Replication appliances.

You set the password of the vSphere Replication appliance when you deploy the appliance. You can change the password after installation by using the virtual appliance management interface (VAMI).

To increase security, you can change the default passwords of the vSphere Replication appliance keystore and truststore. If you copy the keystores from the appliance to another machine, VMware recommends that you change the passwords before the copy operation.

You can review current network settings and change address and proxy settings for vSphere Replication. You might make these changes to match network reconfigurations.

You can view the vSphere Replication system settings to gather information about the vSphere Replication appliance. You can also set the system time zone, and reboot or shut down the appliance.

Change the NTP server configuration of your vSphere Replication server if you change the NTP servers that your vSphere Replication server uses.

The vSphere Replication appliance contains an embedded vPostgreSQL database that you can use immediately after you deploy the appliance, without any additional database configuration. If necessary, you can reconfigure vSphere Replication to use an external database.

If you configured vSphere Replication to use an external database, you can reconfigure vSphere Replication to use the embedded database.