Deploy the new Site Recovery Manager virtual appliance in the protected region.


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Hosts and clusters inventory, expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree and expand the sfo01-m01dc data center.
  3. Deploy the new Site Recovery Manager appliance.
    1. Right-click the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and select Deploy OVF template.
    2. On the Select an OVF template page, select Local file, click Choose files, use a multiple selection to select the following files from the bin folder of the .iso mount for Site Recovery Manager Replication, click Open, and click Next.
      • srm-va_OVF10.ovf
      • srm-va-support.vmdk
      • srm-va-system.vmdk
    3. On the Select a name and folder page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Name sfo01m01srm01
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc
      Folder Management VMs
    4. On the Select a compute resource page, select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click Next.
    5. On the Review details page, click Next.
    6. On the License agreements page, accept the license agreement and click Next.
    7. On the Configuration page, select the 2 vCPU configuration and click Next.
    8. On the Select storage page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Select virtual disk format Thin provision
      VM Storage Policy vSAN Default Storage Policy
      Datastore sfo01-m01-vsan01
    9. On the Select networks page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Destination network sfo01-m01-vds01-management
      IP allocation Static - Manual
      IP protocol IPv4
    10. On the Customize template page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Password srm_sfo_root_password
      Confirm password srm_sfo_root_password
      NTP Servers ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local,ntp.lax01.rainpole.local
      Hostname sfo01m01srm01.sfo01.rainpole.local
      Default Gateway
      Domain Name sfo01.rainpole.local
      Domain Search Path sfo01.rainpole.local
      Domain Name Servers,
      Management Network IP Address
      Management Network Netmask
    11. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.
    12. Right-click the sfo01m01srm01 virtual machine and select Power > Power on.