The recovery process might fail if the version of VMware Tools installed on your VM and the version of the ESXi host on the recovery site are incompatible with Site Recovery Manager.


You might receive the following error during the recovery process.


The problem might appear if you use incompatible versions of VMware Tools and ESXi. For information about the compatibility between Site Recovery Manager, VMware Tools, and ESXi, see Compatibility Matrices for Site Recovery Manager 8.4.


  • Ensure that the versions of VMware Tools and ESXi are compatible with your Site Recovery Manager.