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Storage Replication Adapter: SRA disappears after running a test failover in SRM

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Applies to

  • Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) 9.12
  • ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV) 9.12
  • VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • VMware Cloud Foundation Mode (VCF)


  • When running a test failover in SRM after upgrading to SRA/OTV 9.12, the SRA adapter disappears from SRM causing the test failover to fail.
  • Similar errors can be seen from the SRA vvolvp.log.

2023-05-16T10:34:34,983Z (ERROR)[qtp127702987-19] [cxf-897:sraLaunchTask-146] The certificate received from SRA adapter is invalid.
2023-05-16T10:34:34,983Z (ERROR)[qtp127702987-19] [cxf-897:sraLaunchTask-146]
com.netapp.vasa.vvol.api0_4.beans.exceptions.VPServerException: The certificate received from SRA adapter is invalid.
               at com.netapp.vasa.vvol.api0_4.PublicService.sraLaunchTask( ~[vp-server.jar:?]
               at com.netapp.vasa.vvol.api0_4.PublicService$$FastClassBySpringCGLIB$$251f7122.invoke(<generated>) ~[vp-server.jar:?]
               at org.springframework.cglib.proxy.MethodProxy.invoke( ~[spring-core-4.3.27.RELEASE.jar:4.3.27.RELEASE]
               at org.springframework.aop.framework.CglibAopProxy$CglibMethodInvocation.invokeJoinpoint( ~[spring-aop-4.3.27.RELEASE.jar:4.3.27.RELEASE]
               at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed( ~[spring-aop-4.3.27.RELEASE.jar:4.3.27.RELEASE]
               at org.springframework.aop.aspectj.MethodInvocationProceedingJoinPoint.proceed( ~[spring-aop-4.3.27.RELEASE.jar:4.3.27.RELEASE]
               at ~[vp-server.jar:?]
               at ~[vp-server.jar:?]
               at jdk.internal.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor789.invoke(Unknown Source) ~[?:?]
               at jdk.internal.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke( ~[?:?]
               at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke( ~[?:?]



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