Site Recovery Manager stores the credentials of the storage replication adapter (SRA) and database in Windows Registry in encrypted format.

Site Recovery Manager for Windows Credentials

You have access to the credentials if you are a member of the Administrators group.

Registry Path Description
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\services\VMware DR\Creds\db:datastore name

Credentials to access Site Recovery Manager database using datastore name System Datastore.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ CurrentControlSet\services\VMware DR\Creds\storage-arraymanager manager id-username

User name that must be used by the SRA when connecting to the array manager identified by manager id.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ CurrentControlSet\services\VMware DR\Creds\storage-arraymanager-manager id-password

Password that must be used by the SRA when connecting to the array manager identified by manager id.

The credentials for the java keystore h5dr.keystore are stored in the h5dr.properties file located in the C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\runtime\srm-client\lib\ folder. The credentials for the java keystore h5dr-server.keystore are stored in the server.xml file located in the C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\runtime\srm-client\conf\ folder.

Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance Credentials

File Path Description
/opt/vmware/srm/conf/db:datastore name Credentials to access Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance database using datastore name System Datastore.
/opt/vmware/srm/conf/prefix-keyname-username User name that must be used by the SRA when connecting to the array manager identified by manager id.
/opt/vmware/srm/conf/prefix-keyname-password

Password that must be used by the SRA when connecting to the array manager identified by manager id.

The credentials for the java keystore h5dr.keystore are stored in the h5dr.properties file located in the /opt/vmware/dr-client/lib/ folder.