SRA installation for SRM Appliance

Now we will perform the following installation procedure on the Site Recovery Manager systems at the protected and recovery sites.

Prerequisites

  • Download the Storage Replication Adaptor (SRA) you need at VMware website.
  • Enable the storage array’s capability to create snapshot copies of the replicated devices

Log in to the Site Recovery Manager Appliance Management Page as admin.

In the Site Recovery Manager Appliance Management Page, click Storage Replication Adapters, and click New Adapter.

Click Upload, navigate to the directory where you saved the SRA file, and select it.

When the process finishes, click Close. The Storage Replication Adapter card appears in the Site Recovery Manager Appliance Management Page.

Now log in to the vSphere Client or the vSphere Web Client.

Click Site Recovery > Open Site Recovery, select a site pair, and click View Details.

In the Site Pair tab, go to Configure Array Based Replication > Storage Replication Adapters, and click the Rescan Adapters button. Then the status of SRA displays “SRA version match detected”.

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