After you deploy the vSphere Replication appliance on the protected region, register vSphere Replication with the Platform Services Controller pair by using the vSphere Replication appliance management interface.


  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
    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.