VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication | 17 DEC 2021 | Build 19067402 | Download

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance 8.5 | 19 AUG 2021 | Build 18474196 | Release Notes 

VMware vSphere Replication | 17 DEC 2021 | Build 19067387 | Release Notes

Check frequently for additions and updates to these release notes.

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication is a minor product patch release that provides important security fixes. The content of the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication 8.5 Release Notes applies to this version as well.

What's in the Release Notes

The 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.


The Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication software requires vRealize Orchestrator 8.5, and vSphere Replication For information on installing vRealize Orchestrator, see the vRealize Orchestrator documentation. For information on installing vSphere Replication, see Installing and Setting Up vSphere Replication in the VMware vSphere Replication documentation.

The Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication software is distributed as Orchestrator application file. Install and configure the plug-in by using the Orchestrator configuration interface. For more information on installing the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication 8.5 Release Notes.

Note: The vRealize Orchestrator user, which is used to register the vCenter Server sites in vRealize Orchestrator must have the privilege Sessions.ValidateSession and the VRM Administrator role (or all the privileges of the VRM Administor role). The user must have the privileges on all vCenter Server instances in the vRealize Orchestrator inventory, otherwise the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for vSphere Replication does not populate the vSphere Replication inventory objects in vRealize Orchestrator.

Even if you want to configure replication to the same site, you must register it by selecting self pair in the Site field. Then, you must log in to the remote site by running the Login to VC Site​ workflow. You must run this workflow only once per vRealize Orchestrator user.

Note: vRealize Orchestrator communicates with the vSphere Replication appliance over port 8043.

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