The operation of Site Recovery Manager depends on several services that run on the Site Recovery Manager Server host machine.

Table 1. Services that Site Recovery Manager Requires

Service Name

Startup Time

Description

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Server

Automatic

Provides the core Site Recovery Manager functions.

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Embedded Database

Automatic, if you use the embedded database

The vPostgres server for the Site Recovery Manager embedded database.

Server

Automatic

Windows service that supports file sharing over the network.

Workstation

Automatic

Windows service that creates and maintains connections to remote servers.

Protected Storage

Automatic

Windows services that store sensitive data.