VMware vSphere Replication 8.4.0.4 | 17 DEC 2021 | Build 19074777 | Download

VMware vSphere Replication 8.4.0.4 Configuration Import/Export Tool |17 DEC 2021 | Build 19074778 | Download

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VMware vSphere Replication 8.4.0.4 is a minor product patch release that provides important security 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

Updated Apache log4j to version 2.16 to resolve CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. For more information on these vulnerabilities and their impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2021-0028.

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 8.4.0.4. 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 8.4.0.4. See the Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.4 Release Notes for information about Site Recovery Manager 8.4.0.4.

Note: An upgrade from vSphere Replication 8.3.1.4 to version 8.4.0.4 is not supported. You can upgrade Sphere Replication 8.3.1.4 to vSphere Replication 8.5.0.2. 

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.

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