VMware vSphere Replication | 10 AUG 2021 | Build 18415587 | 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.

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 An unexpected error appears in the VRMS Appliance Management

    After logging in the VRMS Appliance Management, the following unexpected error appears:

    Cannot read property 'some' of null

    Workaround: This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

  • NEW You cannot configure a replication for an encrypted VM

    If you are running a vCenter Server version 6.7 and you try to configure a replication for an encrypted VM, the process fails with the following error:

    Error: A runtime error occurred in the vSphere Replication Management Server. Exception details: 'there are VMCrypt keys not accessible at the destination site'.

    Workaround: This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

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