You must install a Site Recovery Manager Server at the protected site and also at the recovery site.

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

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