After you install Site Recovery Manager Server instances on the shared recovery site, you must install the Site Recovery Manager client plug-in.

After you install the Site Recovery Manager client plug-in, client plug-ins from other Site Recovery Manager Server instances running on the same shared site show as Available in the Manage Plug-ins interface. Install the client plug-in only once. Subsequent installations overwrite each other.

You installed one or more Site Recovery Manager Server instances on a shared recovery site.

You assigned the same Site Recovery Manager extension ID to a Site Recovery Manager Server instance on a protected site and to a Site Recovery Manager Server instance on the shared recovery site.

1

Connect the vSphere Client to vCenter Server on the shared recovery site.

2

Select Plugins > Manage Plug-ins.

3

Under Available Plug-ins, locate VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Extension and click Download and Install.

A client plug-in is available from each of the Site Recovery Manager Server instances that are running on the shared recovery site. You can install the Site Recovery Manager client plug-in from any Site Recovery Manager Server instance. Install the client plug-in only once. Subsequent installations overwrite each other.

4

Follow the prompts of the installer to complete the installation of the Site Recovery Manager client plug-in.

5

Repeat Step 1 through Step 4 to install the Site Recovery Manager client plug-in on all instances of the vSphere Client that you use to connect to Site Recovery Manager on the protected and recovery sites.

Connect the protected sites to the shared recovery site.