Site Recovery Manager | 21 NOV 2023 | Build 22795449

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VMware Site Recovery Manager replaces the previously released VMware Site Recovery Manager The content of the VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.8 Release Notes and all following 8.8.0.x patch release notes applies to this version as well.

What's New in Site Recovery Manager

Installation and Upgrade

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

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 8.8, upgrade to Site Recovery Manager See Upgrading Site Recovery Manager in Site Recovery Manager 8.8 Installation and Configuration for instructions about upgrading Site Recovery Manager.

If you use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager 8.8, upgrade the vSphere Replication appliance to version See the vSphere Replication Release Notes for information about vSphere Replication


  • If the vCenter Server instances on the protected and recovery sites are in Enhanced Linked Mode, they must be direct replication partners. Otherwise, upgrade might fail.

Resolved Issues

  • New - Site Recovery Manager 8.8.0.x fails to register in vCenter Server 8.0 Update 2

    Site Recovery Manager 8.8.0.x might fail to register in vCenter Server 8.0 Update 2 with an error "Failed to register H5 UI". The drconfig.log shows the following error:

    --> YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS [srm-reactive-thread-7] ERROR com.vmware.dr.client.shared.utils.ExtManagerHelper - Failed to mirror plugin registration to VC ExtensionManager.

    --> invalidProperty = Extension server certificate is invalid.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager

  • New - VM tags are changed after performing a failover

    When assigning tags to virtual machines, if there are more than ten categories on the same VM, the category of some tags changes after performing a failover.

    This issue is fixed in Site Recovery Manager

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