VMware vSphere Replication | 22 APR 2021 | Build 17913753 | Download

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VMware vSphere Replication is a minor product patch release that provides bug fixes. The content of the VMware vSphere Replication 8.4 Release Notes applies to this version as well.

What's in the Release Notes

These release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

  • The vSphere Replication Express Patch provides bug fixes.
  • This release resolves the CVE-2021-21986 security issue. For more information, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2021-0010 and the supplemental blog post

Installation and Upgrade

For the supported upgrade paths for vSphere Replication, select Upgrade Path and VMware vSphere Replication in the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices.

You use the ISO file and the VRMS Appliance Management Interface to upgrade from vSphere Replication 8.2.x or 8.3.x to vSphere Replication 8.4.0.x.

If you are running vSphere Replication 8.4, upgrade to vSphere Replication See Upgrading vSphere Replication in the VMware vSphere Replication Administration 8.4 for instructions about upgrading vSphere Replication.

If you use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.x, upgrade the vSphere Replication appliance to version See the Site Recovery Manager Release Notes for information about Site Recovery Manager

Note: If you are upgrading from vSphere Replication 8.2.x or 8.3.x, you must configure a password for the admin account. See Step 12 of the procedure in Upgrade vSphere Replication Appliance.

Resolved Issues

  • NEW Replication falls into error state

    Replication falls into error state with the following error:

    Insufficient storage space on device for datastore path

    Also, if you open the HMS log during replicaton, you might observe an unexpected error message:

    No UUID mapping found for hbr disk mo id

    Workaround: This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

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