After you upgrade vCenter Server and Site Recovery Manager, redirect Site Recovery Manager to the load balancer of the two Platform Services Controller instances in Region B using the svc-srm service account.

Procedure

  1. Log in to Site Recovery Manager Windows machine by using a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client.

    Region

    Site Recovery Manager FQDN

    Region B

    mgmt01srm51.lax01.rainpole.local

    1. Open an RDP connection to the virtual machine mgmt01srm51.lax01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      Windows administrator user

      Password

      windows_administrator_password

  2. Open Programs and Features from the Windows Control Panel.
  3. Select the entry for the VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager and click Change.

    The VMware Site Recovery Manager installation wizard appears.

  4. On the Welcome page, click Next.
  5. Select Modify and click Next.
  6. On the vSphere Platform Services Controller page, change the Platform Services Controller address, enter the svc-srm account settings, and click Next.

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    Setting

    Value

    Address

    lax01psc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    HTTPS Port

    443

    Username

    svc-srm@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-srm_password

  7. If prompted to accept the certificate of the Platform Services Controller in the Platform Services Controller Certificate dialog box, click Accept.
  8. On the VMware vCenter Server page, click Next.
  9. If prompted, in the vCenter Server Certificate dialog box, click Accept.
  10. On the Site Recovery Manager Extension page, leave the existing settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Administrator E-mail

    srm_admin_lax_email_address

    Local Host

    172.17.11.124

    Listener Port

    9086

  11. On the Certificate Type page, select Use existing certificate and click Next.
  12. On the Database Server Selection page, select Use the embedded database server and click Next.
  13. On the Embedded Database Configuration page, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Data Source Name

    SRM_SITE_LAX

    Database User Name

    srm_admin

    Database Password

    srm_admin_lax_password

    Database Port

    5678

    Connection Count

    5

    Max. Connections

    20

  14. On the Site Recovery Manager Service Account page, enter the following credentials, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Use Local System account

    Deselected

    Username

    MGMT01SRM51\Administrator

    Password

    mgmt01srm51_admin_password

  15. On the Ready to Install the Program page, click Install.
  16. Click Finish to complete the installation.
  17. Reconnect the Site Recovery Manager instance in Region B.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  18. From the Home menu, select Site Recovery.
  19. On the Site Recovery page, click Sites.
  20. On the Sites page, right-click mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local and select Reconfigure Pairing.

    The Reconfigure Site Recovery Manager Server Pairing wizard appears.

  21. On the Select Site page, validate the following settings and click Next.

    Settings

    Value

    PSC address

    sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Port

    443

  22. On the Select vCenter Server page, enter the administrator@vsphere.local password, validate the following settings, and click Finish.

    Settings

    Value

    vCenter Servers with matching SRM Extension

    mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Username

    svc-srm@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-srm_password