After you replace the default or expiring certificate on the vSphere Replication appliance, reconnect it to vCenter Single Sign-On on the Platform Services Controller pair in the region.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Virtual Appliance Management Interface of the vSphere Replication appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vrms01.sfo01.rainpole.local:5480.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Settings

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vr_sfo_root_password

  2. On the VR tab, click Configuration, enter the following settings, and click Save and Restart Service.

    Setting

    Value

    Configuration Mode

    Configure using the embedded database

    LookupService Address

    sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    SSO Administrative Account

    svc-vr@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-vr_password

    vSphere Replication Manager Host

    172.16.11.123

    vSphere Replication Site Name

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vCenter Server Address

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vCenter Server Port

    80

    vCenter Server Admin Mail

    vcenter_server_admin_email

  3. In the Confirm SSL Certificate dialog box, click Accept.
  4. Wait for the vSphere Replication Management server to save the configuration.
  5. Under Service Status, verify that the status of the vSphere Replication service is running.
    Note:

    If a Bad exit code: 1 error appears, restart the sfo01m01vrms01 virtual machine. Refer to KB article 2112332.

  6. Log out from the vSphere Replication appliance management interface.
  7. Reconnect the sites to resolve the connection issue.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

    3. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click vSphere Replication.
    4. On the Home tab, select sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local, click Manage, and select Target Sites.
    5. Right-click lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local and click Reconnect site.
    6. In the Reconnect Sites dialog box, click Yes to proceed.