Alarasheed Blog · February 17, 2024 0

Configuring vSphere Replication v8.8.0.3

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to configure vSphere Replication v8.8.0.3 after it’s been successfully installed (see installation blog post here).

** This guides applies to my personal home lab environment so please proceed with caution and take the appropriate steps including documentation to ensure you have a successful backup. **

  • Log into your VMware VRMS Appliance Management using the assigned hostname or IP address:
VMware VRMS Appliance Management
  • Select Launch vSphere Replication Appliance Management at the Getting Started page:
Launch vSphere Replication Appliance Management
  • At the Summary window, please select Configure Appliance:
Configure Appliance
  • Enter the username and password for the vCenter Server and then select Next:
  • Select Connect to proceed past the Security Alert:
Security Alert
  • Select the desired vCenter Server followed by Next:
vCenter Server
  • Select Connect to proceed past the Security Alert:
Security Alert
  • A preferred Site Name and Email Address is required to receive notifications, followed by Next to proceed:
Name and Extension
  • Once you’ve reviewed and confirmed the parameters you have created, please select Finish to proceed:
Ready To Complete
  • Please allow a few minutes for the new changes to apply:
Registering vSphere Replication
  • Once the changes have applied successfully, you should receive a similar message:
Successful Confirmation
  • It will also be reflected in vSphere under Recent Tasks:
vSphere Recent Tasks

This concludes this blog post. If I have missed anything or if you have any suggestions, please let me know.

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