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5.5.1.7

VMware Site Recovery Manager allows you to automate orchestration of failover and failback to minimize downtime and improve availability of VMware hosted resources.

Since Site Recovery Manager 8.3 the product follows the Application Platform lifecycle policy, providing support for 4 years with 3 years of general support and an additional 1 year of technical guidance during which bug fixes and security updates are no longer provided.

Prior to Site Recovery Manager 8.3 the product followed the Enterprise Infrastructure Support lifecycle policy, providing support for 7 years with 5 years of general support and an additional 2 years of technical guidance during which bug fixes and security updates are no longer provided.

Product Lifecycle

General Support: The last date on which you can request support; the end of regular VMware maintenance updates and upgrades, bug and security fixes, and technical assistance as per the Support and Subscription Terms and Conditions.

Technical Guidance: The last date on which you can access support and workarounds for low-severity issues on supported configurations only. During the Technical Guidance phase, VMware does not offer new hardware support, server/client/guest OS updates, new security patches or bug fixes unless otherwise noted.

More information is available on the VMware Site Recovery Manager website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/vmware-srm.json. See the API Documentation for more.