You can view the vSphere Replication system settings to gather information about the vSphere Replication appliance. You can also set the system time zone, and reboot or shut down the appliance.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that the vSphere Replication appliance is powered on.

  • You must have administrator privileges to configure the vSphere Replication appliance.

  • You updated vCenter Server to the corresponding 5.5.x update release.

Procedure

  1. Connect to the VAMI of the vSphere Replication appliance in a Web browser.

    The URL for the VAMI is https://vr-appliance-address:5480.

  2. Type the root user name and password for the server.
  3. Click the System tab.
  4. Click Information.

    You can review information about vSphere Replication, and reboot or shutdown the appliance.

    Option

    Description

    Vendor

    Vendor name

    Appliance Name

    vSphere Replication appliance name

    Appliance Version

    vSphere Replication version

    Hostname

    Hostname of the appliance

    OS Name

    Operating system name and version

    OVF Environment: View

    Displays information about the OVF environment

    Reboot

    Reboots the virtual appliance

    Shutdown

    Shuts down the virtual appliance

    Shutting down the vSphere Replication appliance stops configured replications and prevents you from configuring replication of new virtual machines as well as modifying existing replication settings.

  5. Click Time Zone.

    Option

    Description

    System Time Zone

    Time zones are available from the drop-down list

    Save Settings

    Saves settings

    Cancel Changes

    Discards changes