About SRM 4.0.1

SRM 4.0.1 is a patch release that corrects several problems in SRM 4.0.

Note: Although this release is distributed and supported as SRM 4.0.1, the installation file name and other places where the installation reports version information still refer to the release as SRM 4.0.0.

Summary of Fixes

This patch corrects the following problems:

Applying the Patch

To apply this patch, install it on an SRM 4.0 server, then update each Virtual Infrastructure client that is using the SRM 4.0 client plug-in.
  1. Download the patch and save it on a volume that is accessible to all of your SRM 4.0 server hosts. The patch file name is VMware-srm-4.0.0-236215.exe..
  2. To apply the patch to an SRM server host, log in to the host as a member of the Administrators group.
  3. Run the patch file. The patch installation stops the SRM service, installs the updated files, and restarts the SRM service.
  4. Update the SRM plug-ins on client hosts. For each host whose Virtual Infrastructure client has downloaded, installed, and enabled the SRM 4.0 plug-in:
    1. Use the Windows Add or Remove Programs tool to uninstall the VMware Site Recovery Manager plug-in
    2. Connect to the SRM server that you patched in Step 3.
    3. Follow the procedure in Chapter 2 of the Administration Guide to install and enable the new plug-in.

Removing the Patch

To remove this patch:
  1. Use the Windows Add or Remove Programs tool to uninstall VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  2. Install VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4.0, as described in Chapter 2 of the Administration Guide