Client configuration relies on the configuration of vSphere Replication within the tenant environment Prepare Your Environment to Install vSphere ReplicationBefore you deploy the vSphere Replication appliance, you must prepare the environment. Deploy the vSphere Replication Virtual AppliancevSphere Replication is distributed as an OVF virtual appliance. Register the vSphere Replication Appliance with vCenter Single Sign-OnYou must register the vSphere Replication Management Server with vCenter Single Sign-On on both the source and the target sites. Update the vSphere Replication Appliances to Trust the vCloud Director Self-Signed Certificate in a Development EnvironmentIf the service provider vCloud Director instances use a self-signed certificate, you must update the on-premise vSphere Replication appliances to trust the self-signed certificate. By using a self-signed certificate in the tenant configuration, you ensure security and encryption for tenant deployments. Configure Cloud ProviderYou configure the Cloud Provider to assign the correct service provider destination for replication.