To deploy a new vSphere Replication virtual appliance, your environment must satisfy certain hardware and software requirements.

Software Requirements

Before you install Site Recovery Manager, make sure that you have the following configuration available in your environment.

Component

Requirement

Installation package

Download the Site Recovery Manager VMware-srm-va-8.2.0-build_number.iso image and mount it on the machine that you use to access the vSphere Web Client.

Certificate Authority
  • Configure the root Active Directory domain controller as a certificate authority for the environment.

  • Download the CertGenVVD tool and generate the signed certificate for vSphere Replication. See the VMware Validated Design Planning and Preparation documentation.

Email address of Site Recovery Manager administrators

Get the email addresses of the Site Recovery Manager site administrators.

IP Addresses, Host Names, and Network Configuration

In each region, allocate a static IP address and FQDN for Site Recovery Manager, and map the host name to the IP address.

Table 1. Network Configuration of Site Recovery Manager in Region A 

Setting

Value

Host name

sfo01m01srm01

Static IPv4 address

172.16.11.124

Subnet mask

255.255.255.0

Default gateway

172.16.11.253

DNS server

172.16.11.5,172.16.11.4

FQDN

sfo01m01srm01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Used ports

  • 443

  • 5678

NTP servers

  • ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

  • ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

Table 2. Network Configuration of Site Recovery Manager in Region B

Setting

Value

Host name

lax01m01srm01

Static IPv4 address

172.17.11.124

Subnet mask

255.255.255.0

Default gateway

172.17.11.253

DNS server

172.17.11.5,172.17.11.4

FQDN

lax01m01srm01.lax01.rainpole.local

Used ports

  • 443

  • 5678

NTP servers

  • ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

  • ntp.lax01.rainpole.local