VMware vSphere Replication | 01 FEB 2022 | Build 19282255 | Download

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VMware vSphere Replication is a minor product patch release that provides important security fixes. The content of the VMware vSphere Replication 8.5 Release Notes and the VMware vSphere Replication 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 adds integration with vSphere Life Cycle Manager (vLCM) with a manual workaround. See https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87487.
  • 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 8.3.x or 8.4.x to vSphere Replication 8.5.0.x.

If you are running vSphere Replication 8.5, upgrade to vSphere Replication See Upgrading vSphere Replication in the VMware vSphere Replication Administration 8.5 for instructions about upgrading vSphere Replication.

If you use vSphere Replication with Site Recovery Manager 8.5.0.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 8.3.x, you must configure a password for the admin account. See Step 12 of the procedure in Upgrade vSphere Replication Appliance.

Resolved Issues

  • NEW After upgrading vCenter Server, you might observe errors messages in the Site Recovery UI

    When you open the Site Recovery UI after upgrading your vCenter Server to version 6.7 Update 3p or version 7.0 Update 3 P04, you might observe the following error message: "User is not logged in. Terminating method execution due to lack of privileges." The same error is observed in the dr.log and the HMS logs.

    This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

  • NEW VRMS registration fails with an error after upgrade

    If you upgrade from vSphere Replication 8.3.x to version or later, the VRMS configuration from the VRMS Appliance Management User Interface fails with the following error:

    Failed to register VRMS

    This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

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