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Compatibility Matrixes for VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.5

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Last Updated: 24 APR 2017

The Compatibility Matrixes for vCenter Site Recovery Manager 6.5 describe the compatibility between Site Recovery Manager 6.5 and platforms, database software, guest operating systems, storage partners, and other VMware solutions. Where compatibility information for Site Recovery Manager exists in the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes and the VMware Compatibility Guide, the present matrixes describe how to use these tools to find the relevant information. Where the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes and the VMware Compatibility Guide do not provide information relating to Site Recovery Manager, this information is listed here.

In the compatibility tables listed in these matrixes, YES means the versions are compatible and No means the versions are not compatible.

 

General Information

  1. vSphere Editions
  2. Upgrade Path
  3. vCenter Server Requirements
  4. ESXi Server Requirements
  5. vSphere Replication Requirements
  6. Host Operating System Compatibility for Site Recovery Manager Server
  7. Interoperability with VMware Solutions
  8. Supported Database Software

vSphere Editions

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 supports the following editions of vSphere.

vSphere Edition
Site Recovery Manager 6.5
vSphere Standard
YES
vSphere Advanced
No
vSphere Enterprise
YES
vSphere Enterprise Plus
YES
Infrastructure Enterprise
No
Infrastructure Foundation
No
Infrastructure Standard
No
vSphere Essentials
No
vSphere Essentials Plus
YES

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Upgrade Paths

You can upgrade existing installations of Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to Site Recovery Manager 6.5.

For the most up to date supported upgrade paths for Site Recovery Manager, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.

  1. Go to http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php?.
  2. Click Upgrade Path.
  3. For Product select VMware Site Recovery Manager.

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vCenter Server Requirements

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 is compatible with vCenter Server 6.5. Site Recovery Manager supports the vCenter Server appliance (vCSA) on either or both of the protected and recovery sites.

For the most up to date vCenter Server compatibility, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.

  1. Go to http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php?.
  2. Click Interoperability.
  3. For Solution select VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  4. For Version select All, or 6.5, or an update release.
  5. For Platform/Solution select VMware vCenter Server.

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ESXi Server Requirements

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 supports the same ESXi Server versions that vCenter Server 6.5 supports.

For the most up to date ESXi Server compatibility for Site Recovery Manager, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.

  1. Go to http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php?.
  2. Click Interoperability.
  3. For Solution select VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  4. For Version select All, or 6.5.
  5. For Platform/Solution select VMware ESX/ESXi.

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vSphere Replication Requirements

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 is compatible with vSphere Replication 6.5. If your vSphere infrastructure is running a different version of vSphere Replication, you must upgrade vSphere Replication to version 6.5 before you can install or upgrade to Site Recovery Manager 6.5. For information about the order in which to install or upgrade vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager, see the relevant topics in the Site Recovery Manager 6.5 documentation center:

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Host Operating System Compatibility for Site Recovery Manager Server

Site Recovery Manager Server 6.5 runs on the same Windows host operating systems as vCenter Server 6.5.

For the most up to date host operating system compatibility information, see Supported host operating systems for VMware vCenter Server installation (KB 2091273).

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Interoperability with VMware Solutions

For details of the interoperability of Site Recovery Manager with other VMware solutions, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.

  1. Go to http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php?.
  2. Click Interoperability.
  3. For Solution select VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  4. For Version select All, or 6.5.
  5. For Platform/Solution select a VMware solution, product, or feature, for example VMware vRealize Orchestrator.
  6. Click Add.

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Supported Database Software

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 provides an optional embedded vPostgres database that it installs on the host system. You can also use an external database. To use an external database, you must install a 64-bit database client (ODBC driver) on the Site Recovery Manager Server host.

Site Recovery Manager 6.5 supports the same external database software as vCenter Server 6.5. For the latest details of the external databases that Site Recovery Manager 6.5 supports, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.

  1. Go to http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php?.
  2. Select Solution/Database Interoperability.
  3. For VMware Product, select VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  4. For Version, select All, or 6.5.
  5. For Database, select one of the the following options:
    1. To see the full list of supported database editions, versions, and service packs, select All.
    2. To check whether a specific database edition or version is supported, select that database. For example, select Oracle 11g Standard Edition, Release 2 [11.2.0.1]- 64-bit.

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