Tag Archives: SRM

The host name in the Subject Alternative Name of the provided certificate does not match the SRM host name.

By | August 24, 2015

During installation SRM with custom certificate you can get an error:SRM certificate must meet the following criteria (following VMware site): The certificates used by the members of an SRM server pair (a protected site and a recovery site) must have a Subject Name value that is the same on both sites. A Common Name (CN) attribute, whose value… Read More »

Failed to promote replica devices on NetApp cluster mode.

By | February 8, 2015

Recently my customer as a standard procedure wanted to check if SRM works well. Unfortunately, they have got problem during come back to the DC with the error: Error - Failed to promote replica devices. Failed to promote replica device '//netapp184/vmware_55/lun_repl'. SRA command 'failover' failed for device '//netapp184/vmware_55/lun_repl'. Failed to map the SAN device on an igroup of… Read More »

SRM replicated datastores with the snap prefix

By | August 23, 2015

I've done many SRM implementations since version 1.x and always there was the same "esthetic" problem: SRM renames replicated datastore with the snap prefix after recovery. Fortunately since SRM 5.x it is possible to change the behavior via GUI: The option is not checked by default so I recommend to check it. To access the advanced settings for… Read More »