What is SQL SRM?

What is SQL SRM?

Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is a disaster recovery testing, execution, and planned migration product for VMware virtualized data centers. For most deployments, the Site Recovery Manager infrastructure and resulting architecture is mirrored between two sites.

What is VMware SRM?

VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) provides policy-based management, minimizes downtime in case of disasters via automated orchestration, and enables nondisruptive testing of your disaster recovery plans.

How do I add an SRM license?


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client.
  2. Click Menu > Administration.
  3. Expand Licensing and click Licenses.
  4. On the Assests tab, click the Solutions tab.
  5. Select the vCenter Server instance on which Site Recovery Manager is installed.
  6. Click Assign License.
  7. In the Assign License dialog box, click New License tab.

Does SRM require 2 Vcenters?

Yes. Site Recovery Manager provides the option to protect multiple sites using a common “shared recovery site”. At this shared recovery site, you will still need to have multiple instances of Site Recovery Manager running. Each instance manages the pairing with one of the protected sites.

How do I assign my SRM license?

How is VMware SRM licensed?

Site Recovery Manager is licensed through vCenter Server. Site Recovery Manager uses the same license-key system used by vSphere and vCenter Server. Site Recovery Manager requires at least one licensed vSphere server at both the protected site and the recovery site.