Downloading the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA

You can download the .ova file for the virtual appliance for Virtual Storage Console (VSC), VASA Provider, and Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) from the NetApp Support Site.

About this task

The .ova file includes VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA. When the deployment is complete, all the three products are installed in your environment. By default, VSC starts working as soon as you decide on the subsequent deployment model and choose whether to enable VASA Provider and SRA based on your requirements.

You can download the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA from the NetApp Support Site by using any of the following software download pages depending on your requirement:

If you want to enable SRA in your deployment of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA, then you must have installed the SRA plug-in on the Site Recovery Manager (SRM) server. You can download the installation file for the SRA adapter plug-in from the Storage Replication Adapter for ONTAP menu in the Software Downloads section.


  1. Log in to the NetApp Support Site, and click the Downloads tab.
  2. On the Downloads page, select Software.
  3. From the list of products, select Virtual Storage Console, NetApp VASA Provider, or Storage Replication Adapter, depending on your requirement.
  4. Select the appropriate version of the software to download, and then click View & Download.
  5. Follow the instructions on the product description page until you reach the download page.
  6. Download the .ova file to a vSphere Client system and deploy the OVF template from there.