Enabling Storage Replication Adapter

The virtual appliance for Virtual Storage Console (VSC), VASA Provider, and Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) provides the option to enable the SRA capability to be used with VSC to configure disaster recovery.

Before you begin

About this task

The flexibility to enable VASA Provider and SRA capabilities enables you to execute only the workflows that you require for your enterprise.


  1. Log in to the web user interface of VMware vSphere.
  2. From the vSphere Client, click Menu > Virtual Storage Console.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Manage Capabilities in the Administrative Settings tab.
  5. In the Manage Capabilities dialog box, select the SRA extension want to enable.
  6. Enter the IP address of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA and the administrator password, and then click Apply.
  7. On the Windows SRM server, double-click the downloaded .msi installer for the SRA plug-in, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  8. To complete the installation of the SRA plug-in on the SRM server, enter the IP address and password of your deployed virtual appliance.
    You must log out of the vSphere Web Client, and then log in again to verify that your selected extension is available for configuration.