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How to enable SSL communication between VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 and NetApp FAS storage arrays

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 8 
  • ONTAP 9  
  • FlexPod 
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier


This article describes the procedure that should be followed to enable SSL communication between the NetApp Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) for VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 (SRM) and a NetApp storage controller.

Secure communication using SSL is a global option set per SRA instance. Once enabled on the SRA, it must be enabled on each storage controller that the SRA communicates with. This procedure must be performed on each SRM server to which secure communication is desired.


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