VMware vSphere Replication | 07 FEB 2023 | Build 21217646 | 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 all following 8.5.0.x patch 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 8.3.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 Importing replication configuration data with the vSphere Replication Import/Export tool completes with an error

    When importing replication configurations with the vSphere Replication Import/Export tool, the process completes with the following error "Import ended with errors". The Impex.log file shows the following information.

    ERROR com.vmware.vr.client.impex.Main - Import VR configuration ended.
    at java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap.putVal(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap.putIfAbsent(Unknown Source)

    This issue is resolved in vSphere Replication

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