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Friday, 15 April 2016

Installing Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6.1

Below is the step by step guide for installing SRM 6.1 with screenshots.

  • Double click on setup package to start the install process.
  • Click Run on setup prompt.
  • Select the language and click OK.
  • This will start extraction of the setup files and load setup wizard.
  • Click next on the welcome screen.
  • Click next on the VMware Patent screen.
  • Accept the license agreement and click next.
  • Click next on prerequisites screen.
  • Select the install folder location by clicking Change button, in case you wish to change the default path else click next.
  • Enter Platform Services Controller (PSC) details and click next.
  • Verify the selection of correct vCenter instance and click next.
  • Enter SRM extension details and click next (Local site Name is vCenter FQDN and Local host is vCenter IP address in this example).
  • Select the plugin identifier as per requirement and click next. For reference on which option to use, read the description above selection buttons.
  • Select the method for certificate and click next.
  • Provide the details that will be used for certificate generation as per our previous selection.
  • Select the database instance as embedded or existing custom database and click next.
  • Provide details for connecting to database instance and click next.
  •  Choose whether to use local account or domain account as service account for SRM. I have used local account.
  • Click next and click Install on next window. This will start the install process  as per the input provided during wizard.
  •  Once installation is complete, click Finish.
  • In order to verify the installation completion, do check SRM service from Service management console.
  • Check in Web client for below additional options on home screen.
That sums up the install process for Site Recovery Manager 6.1. 

1 comment:

  1. Hi were you able to pair the sites post deployment . As I see here you have used an embedded setup .

    Can you check this and let me know?



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