To install Site Recovery Manager in a shared recovery site configuration, you deploy Site Recovery Manager Server on one or more protected sites, and deploy a corresponding number of Site Recovery Manager Server instances on the shared recovery site.

You can only pair protected and recovery sites that have the same Site Recovery Manager extension ID.

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You can use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager in a shared recovery site configuration in the same way that you do in a standard one-to-one configuration.

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You install Site Recovery Manager Server to use with a shared recovery site by running the Site Recovery Manager installer and specifying a Site Recovery Manager ID for the site pair.

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In a shared recovery site configuration, you can install multiple Site Recovery Manager Server instances that all extend the same vCenter Server instance on the shared recovery site.

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In a shared recovery site configuration, you connect the Site Recovery Manager sites in the same way as for a standard one-to-one configuration.

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You can use array-based replication with Site Recovery Manager in a shared recovery site configuration in the same way as you do in a standard one-to-one configuration.

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When you configure placeholders and mappings in a shared recovery site configuration, the customers of the shared recovery site can share the resources on the recovery site. Alternatively, you can assign isolated resources to each customer.