VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5 Virtual Appliance | 07 APR 2022 | Build 19564126 | Download

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VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5 is a minor product patch release that provides bug fixes. The content of the VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.4 Release Notes applies to this version as well.

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5

  • The VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5 Express Patch provides bug fixes.

Installation and Upgrade

For the supported upgrade paths for Site Recovery Manager, select Upgrade Path and VMware Site Recovery Manager in the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices.

If you are running Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.x, upgrade to Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5. See Upgrading Site Recovery Manager in Site Recovery Manager 8.4 Installation and Configuration for instructions about upgrading Site Recovery Manager.

If you use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.x, upgrade the vSphere Replication appliance to version 8.4.0.5. See the vSphere Replication 8.4.0.5 Release Notes for information about vSphere Replication 8.4.0.5.

Migration to Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance

You can migrate your Site Recovery Manager 8.3.x instance from Windows to the Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance. For information about the migration procedure, see Migrate from Site Recovery Manager for Windows to Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance.

Resolved Issues

  • NEW You are unable to upgrade from Site Recovery Manager 8.3.1.5 to Site Recovery Manager 8.4.x 

    When you attempt to upgrade Site Recovery Manager 8.3.1.5 to Site Recovery Manager 8.4.x, the upgrade fails. The updatecli.log shows the following error: package libopenssl1_0_1-1.0.2v-1.vmw.photon.16312154.x86_64 does not verify: no digest

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5.

  • NEW The HTML5 client does not show any inventory for the vCenter Server

    The HTML5 client does not show any inventory for the vCenter Server, and displays an alert banner that it cannot connect to itself.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5.

  • NEW Some datastores are inaccessible

    When you attempt to configure a virtual machine for replication, the Configure Replication wizard displays a blank datastore list.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5.

  • NEW Datastore status appears as Unknown

    When you check a datastore from the vSphere user interface, the status of the datastore appears as Unknown.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5.

  • NEW After upgrading vCenter Server, you might observe errors messages in the Site Recovery user interface

    When you open the Site Recovery user interface after upgrading your vCenter Server to version 6.7 Update 3p or version 7.0 Update 3 P04, you might observe the following error message: "User is not logged in. Terminating method execution due to lack of privileges." The same error is observed in the dr.log and the HMS logs.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.5.

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