To use vSphere Replication between two sites managed by different vCenter Server instances, you need to configure a connection between the two vSphere Replication appliances.

About this task

You can complete this process on either site on which you have installed a vSphere Replication appliance. If you are using an untrusted certificate, certificate warnings might appear during the process.


Verify that you have deployed Site Recovery Manager at two sites and configured the connection between the Site Recovery Manager sites. Verifiy that you have deployed the vSphere Replication appliances at the two sites.


  1. Click vSphere Replication in the left pane of the Site Recovery Manager interface, and select a site.

    A site is indicated by a folder icon.

  2. Click the Summary tab.
  3. Click Configure VR Connection.
  4. Click Yes to confirm that you want to connect the sites.
  5. Click OK.