VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3 Virtual Appliance | 01 FEB 2022 | Build 19282250 | Download

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VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3 is a minor product patch release that provides bug fixes. The content of the VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5 Release Notes, VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.1 Release Notes, and VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.2 Release Notes applies to this version as well.

What's in the Release Notes

These release notes cover the following topics:

What's New in VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3

  • The VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3 Express Patch provides bug fixes.

Installation and Upgrade

For information about installing and upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager, see Site Recovery Manager Installation and Configuration.

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

If you are running Site Recovery Manager 8.5, upgrade to Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3. See Upgrading Site Recovery Manager in Site Recovery Manager 8.5 Installation and Configuration for instructions about upgrading Site Recovery Manager.

If you use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager 8.5, upgrade the vSphere Replication appliance to version 8.5.0.3. See the vSphere Replication 8.5.0.3 Release Notes for information about vSphere Replication 8.5.0.3.

Migration to the VMware Site Recovery Manager Virtual Appliance

You can migrate your Site Recovery Manager 8.3.x instance from Windows to the Site Recovery Manager 8.3.x virtual appliance and then upgrade to Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3 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 The datastore is not listed in the secondary site when configuring replication

    If the secondary site has two clusters with the same name in different folders, the datastore is not listed when configuring replications.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3.

  • NEW The DNS suffixes validator rejects suffixes ending in a number

    When you change IP settings and perform IP customization, the DNS suffixes validator rejects suffixes ending in a number. You receive the following error: "Invalid DNS suffix format"

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.3.

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

    When you open the Site Recovery UI 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 8.5.0.3.

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