The Site Recovery Manager 8.4 virtual appliance is bundled with a script that you can use to schedule a cron job for the export of Site Recovery Manager configuration data.


Ensure that you have a working Site Recovery Manager pair.


  1. Log in to the Site Recovery Manager virtual appliance host virtual machine.
  2. Run su.
  3. Run the following command crontab -e.
  4. Enter the configuration data.
    For example, to export the configuration data at every hour enter the following information. 0 * * * * /usr/bin/sudo /bin/bash /opt/vmware/impex/bin/