Friday, March 4, 2016

Site Recovery Manager 6.0 Installation

Installation of VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.0

Pre-requisites for VMware Site Recovery Manager Installation

  • New Database has to be created on MS SQL 2008/2012 R2.
  • Create an SQL Service account with appropriate permissions
  • Create an ODBC connection to the newly created database
  • Download the SRM and SRA installable
  • Install Java 7 or above in Windows VM.


Following screen shots illustrates Installation of Site Recovery Manager 6.0 on a Windows 2008 R2 VM.

Ø  Click on the Installable and initiate the installation 


Ø  Click on Next


Ø  Click on Next


Ø  Accept the Agreement.
Ø  Click on Next

;Ø  Click on Next


Ø  Leave the installation location to default until and unless customer asks you to install it on other Drive.
Ø  Click on Next


Ø  Give Platform Services Controller IP or FQDN (in our case as it is embedded in same VM give vCenter details).
Ø  Username should be part of Administrators group (in our case, we use the default administrator user created at the time of installation).
Ø  Click on Next


Ø  Accept the certificate


Ø  Select the vCenter IP or FQDN.
Ø  Click on Next



Ø  Give SRM VM IP Details in Local Site Name.
Ø  Give an E-mail address.
Ø  Select SRM IP address as Local Host and leave Listener Port to default.
Ø  Click on Next.


Ø Select Default Site Recovery Manager Plug-in Identifier.
Ø  Click on Next.


Ø  Select Automatically generated a certificate option.
Ø  Click on Next.



Ø  Give the Organization and Organization Unit names as per the Customer name.
Ø  Click on Next.


Ø Select use a custom database Name and select the ODBC connection made before installation starting the installation.
Ø  Click on Next.



Ø  Give the SQL Service account which has appropriate access on the database created for SRM installation.
Ø  Leave the Connection count and Max Connection to default
Ø  Click on Next.


Ø  Select Use Local System account
Ø Click on Next.





Ø  Click on Install.




Ø  Installation of Site Recovery Manager is complete with this step.
Ø  Click on Finish.

Now depending upon your setup you will need to install SRA such as EMC Recover Point, NetApp , IBM SVC , Hitachi and so on 


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