After you deploy vSphere Replication on the protected region, deploy the vSphere Replication appliance on the recovery region to complete replication deployment.


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Settings Value
    URL https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Hosts and clusters inventory, expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree and expand the lax01-m01dc data center.
  3. Deploy the new vSphere Replication appliance.
    1. Right-click the lax01-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, click Open, and click Next.
      • vSphere_Replication_OVF10.ovf
      • vSphere_Replication-support.vmdk
      • vSphere_Replication-system.vmdk
    3. On the Select a name and folder page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Name lax01m01vrms01
      vCenter Server lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center lax01-m01dc
      Folder Management VMs
    4. On the Select a compute resource page, select the lax01-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, leave the default 4 vCPU configuration selected 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 lax01-m01-vsan01
    9. On the Select networks page, configure the settings and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Destination network lax01-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 vr_lax_root_password
      Confirm password vr_lax_root_password
      NTP Servers ntp.lax01.rainpole.localntp.sfo01.rainpole.local,
      Hostname lax01m01vrms01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Default Gateway
      Domain Name lax01.rainpole.local
      Domain Search Path lax01.rainpole.local
      Domain Name Servers,
      Management Network IP Address
      Management Network Netmask
    11. On the vService bindings page, click Next.
    12. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.
    Wait for the deployment to complete.
  4. Right-click the lax01m01vrms01 virtual machine, and select Power > Power on.