Compatibility Matrixes for VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.0
Last Updated: 16 NOV 2017
The Compatibility Matrixes for vCenter Site Recovery Manager 8.0 describe the compatibility between Site Recovery Manager 8.0 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.
Site Recovery Manager 8.0 supports the following editions of vSphere.
You cannot upgrade existing installations of Site Recovery Manager to Site Recovery Manager 8.0.
vCenter Server Requirements
Site Recovery Manager 8.0 is compatible with vCenter Server 6.0U3 and 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.
ESXi Server Requirements
Site Recovery Manager 8.0 supports ESXi Server 6.0U3, ESXi Server 6.5, and ESXi Server 6.5U1.
For the supported versions of vSAN, see KB 2150753.
For the most up to date ESXi Server compatibility for Site Recovery Manager, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.
vSphere Replication Requirements
Site Recovery Manager 8.0 is compatible with vSphere Replication 8.0. If your vSphere infrastructure is running a different version of vSphere Replication, you must uninstall it and install vSphere Replication 8.0 before you can install Site Recovery Manager 8.0. For information about the order in which to install vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager, see the relevant topics in the VMware Site Recovery documentation center:
Host Operating System Compatibility for Site Recovery Manager Server
Site Recovery Manager Server 8.0 supports the same Windows host operating systems that vCenter Server 6.5 supports.
For the most up to date host operating system compatibility information, see Supported host operating systems for VMware vCenter Server installation (KB 2091273).
Interoperability with VMware Solutions
For details of the interoperability of Site Recovery Manager with other VMware solutions, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.
Supported Database Software
Site Recovery Manager 8.0 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 8.0 supports the same external database software as vCenter Server 6.5. For the latest details of the external databases that Site Recovery Manager 8.0 supports, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.
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