In a VMware Cloud Foundation instance, shut down the Site Recovery Manager virtual machine for the management domain or for the VI workload domain from the appliance management interface.

For the full-stack shutdown order of VMware Cloud Foundation, see Shutting Down VMware Cloud Foundation.

Procedure

  1. Verify that no replications are running.

    1. Log in to the vCenter Server instance for the management domain or VI workload domain at https://<vcenter_server_fqdn>/ui​​ as administrator@vsphere.local​​.

    2. From the vSphere Client menu, select Site Recovery and click Open Site Recovery.

    3. On the Site Recovery home page, select the site pair for the management domain or the VI workload domain and click View Details.

    4. Click Replications > Outgoing and verify that the status of all virtual machines is Not Active .

      According to the shutdown order for the workload domain, all the protected virtual machines are already stopped.

  2. Shut down the Site Recovery Manager virtual machine for the management domain or VI workload domain.

    1. Log in to the Site Recovery Manager management interface at https://<srm_fqdn>:5480 as admin.

    2. On the Summary page, click Stop.

    3. In the confirmation dialog box, click Stop.

    4. Close the Web browser window.
  3. Shut down the vSphere Replication virtual machine for the management domain or the VI workload domain.

    1. Log in to the vSphere Replication management interface at https://<vrms_fqdn>:5480 as admin.

    2. Repeat Step 2.b to Step 2.d.

After the virtual machines are stopped, the paired vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager instances expectedly show connection errors:

vSphere Replication Management Server could not establish connection to remote vSphere Replication Management Server at '<remote_vrms_fqdn>:8043'.

SRM Server cannot connect to SRM Server at 'https://<remote_srm_fqdn>:443/drserver/vcdr/vmomi/sdk'. Unable to connect to '<remote_srm_fqdn>:443' due to a TCP 'connection refused' error.