VMware Site Recovery Manager

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

Release Released General Support Latest
8.8 7 months ago
(21 Sep 2023)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(11 Oct 2025)
8.8.0.2
(21 Nov 2023)
8.7 1 year ago
(18 Apr 2023)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(11 Oct 2025)
8.7.0.4
(01 Feb 2024)
8.6 1 year and 6 months ago
(11 Oct 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(11 Oct 2025)
8.6.0.2
(27 Jun 2023)
8.5 2 years and 6 months ago
(05 Oct 2021)
Ended 1 year ago
(01 Apr 2023)
8.5.0.8
(05 Oct 2023)
8.4 3 years ago
(09 Mar 2021)
Ended 1 year ago
(01 Apr 2023)
8.4.0.5
(07 Apr 2022)
8.3 4 years ago
(01 Apr 2020)
Ended 1 year ago
(01 Apr 2023)
8.3.1.6
(23 Jun 2022)
8.2 4 years and 11 months ago
(09 May 2019)
Ended 2 years and 5 months ago
(15 Nov 2021)
8.2.1.2
(27 May 2021)
8.1 6 years ago
(17 Apr 2018)
Ended 2 years and 5 months ago
(15 Nov 2021)
8.1.2.4
(27 May 2021)
6.5 7 years ago
(15 Nov 2016)
Ended 2 years and 5 months ago
(15 Nov 2021)
6.5.1.3
(27 Jun 2019)
6.1 9 years ago
(12 Mar 2015)
Ended 4 years ago
(12 Mar 2020)
6.1.2.2
(26 Jul 2018)
6.0 9 years ago
(12 Mar 2015)
Ended 4 years ago
(12 Mar 2020)
6.0.0.1
(30 Apr 2015)
5.8 10 years ago
(19 Sep 2013)
Ended 5 years and 7 months ago
(19 Sep 2018)
5.8.1.1
(26 Jul 2016)
5.5 10 years ago
(19 Sep 2013)
Ended 5 years and 7 months ago
(19 Sep 2018)
5.5.1.7
(25 Aug 2016)

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.

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.

Release Technical Guidance Ends
8.8 11 Oct 2026
(in 2 years and 5 months)
8.7 11 Oct 2026
(in 2 years and 5 months)
8.6 11 Oct 2026
(in 2 years and 5 months)
8.5 01 Apr 2024
(2 weeks and 4 days ago)
8.4 01 Apr 2024
(2 weeks and 4 days ago)
8.3 01 Apr 2024
(2 weeks and 4 days ago)
8.2 15 Nov 2023
(5 months ago)
8.1 15 Nov 2023
(5 months ago)
6.5 15 Nov 2023
(5 months ago)
6.1 12 Mar 2022
(2 years ago)
6.0 12 Mar 2022
(2 years ago)
5.8 19 Sep 2020
(3 years and 7 months ago)
5.5 19 Sep 2020
(3 years and 7 months ago)

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.


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