After you register a Replicator Service instance, replace the Cloud Service certificate, or upgrade VMware Cloud Director Availability in the local site, go to each paired remote site and re-pair each remote site with the local site.
- To re-pair site A and site B, both running version 3.5 or newer, perform the following re-pairing procedure from both sites:
- From site A, initiate the re-pairing process with site B.
- From site B, to complete the re-pairing process, re-pair with site A.
- To re-pair a site X running version 3.5 and a site Y running version 3.0.x, perform the following steps:
- In the X site, allow the administrative access from public IPs. For more information, see Allow Public Administrative Access to VMware Cloud Director Availability.
- In the Y site, initiate and complete the re-pairing process with the X site.
When pairing from the Y site, you must provide the password of the root user. For more information, see Re-Pair 3.0.x Cloud Sites .
- In the X site, restrict the administrative access from public IPs. For more information, see Restrict Public Administrative Access to VMware Cloud Director Availability.
- To re-pair sites, both running version 3.0.x, see Re-Pair 3.0.x Cloud Sites .
- Log in to the management interface of the Cloud Replication Management Appliance.
- In a Web browser, go to https://Appliance-IP-Address/ui/admin.
- Select Appliance login or SSO login and enter the root or the single sign-on user credentials.
- Click Login.
- In the left pane, click Sites.
- On the Cloud sites page, click Repair.
- In the Update Pairing window, configure the connection to the cloud site and click Update.
Option Description Service Endpoint Verify that the displayed IP address and port of the Cloud Tunnel Appliance in the remote site is correct. Description Optionally provide a description for the cloud site pair.
- To complete the re-pair process, verify the thumbprint and accept the remote Cloud Service SSL certificate.
The trust between the two sites is successfully reestablished.
- On the Cloud sites page, verify that the site is listed as Repaired.