If problems occur when you use the Site Recovery Manager interface to deploy a vSphere Replication appliance or a vSphere Replication server, you can deploy the OVF manually.

Problem

Deployment of the vSphere Replication appliance or vSphere Replication server from the Site Recovery Manager interface fails.

Procedure

  1. Select File > Deploy OVF Template in the vSphere Client.
  2. Navigate to the vSphere Replication appliance or vSphere Replication server OVF file in the www directory in the Site Recovery Manager installation.

    Option

    OVF File

    vSphere Replication appliance

    C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\www\vSphere_Replication_SRM_OVF10.ovf

    vSphere Replication server

    C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\www\vSphere_Replication_Server_SRM_OVF10.ovf

  3. Follow the prompts to deploy the vSphere Replication appliance or the vSphere Replication server.