Update Rollup 34 for Azure Site Recovery

Applies to: Site Recovery

Introduction


This article describesthe issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 34 for the following versions ofMicrosoft Azure Site Recovery:

Notes

  • This is a hotfix for an issue that's mentioned in the “Issues that are fixed in this update” section.
  • See the "Prerequisites" section before you apply this update.

Summary


To install MicrosoftAzure Site Recovery Provider Update Rollup 34 (version 5.1.3950.0), you musthave one of the following installed:

  • Microsoft Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (version 3.4.486 or a later version)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Hyper-V Provider (version 4.6.660 or a later version)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider (version 5.1.3500 or a later version)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) (version 9.18.xxxx.x or a later version)

Note You can check the installed provider versionin the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Issues that are fixed in this update


After you apply thisupdate, the following issue is fixed, and the following improvements areincluded.

Mobility Service

Issue fixed (applies to Disaster Recovery of Azure VM andVMware VMs)

  • Fixes an issue in which account writers health was being considered, regardless of whether they were applicable. This means that application-consistent points were not generated when any writer was in a failed state.

Updating your Azure Site Recovery On-Premises components


Between two on-premisesVMM sites

  1. Download the latest update rollup for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install Update Rollup first on the on-premises VMM server that's managing the recovery site.
  3. After the recovery site is updated, install Update Rollup on the VMM server that's managing the primary site.

Note If the VMM is a HighlyAvailable VMM (Clustered VMM), make sure that you install the upgrade on allnodes of the cluster where the VMM service is installed.

Between an on-premisesVMM site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install Update Rollup on the on-premises VMM server.
  3. Install the latest MARS agent on all Hyper-V hosts.

Note If your VMM is a HighlyAvailable VMM (Clustered VMM), make sure that you install the upgrade on allnodes of the cluster where the VMM service is installed.

Between an on-premisesHyper-V site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider..
  2. Install the provider on each node of the Hyper-V servers that you have registered in Azure Site Recovery.

Note If your Hyper-V is aHost Clustered Hyper-V server, make sure that you install the upgrade on allnodes of the cluster

Between an on-premisesVMware or physical site to Azure

  1. Update your on-premises management server by downloading Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup. This is the server that has the Configuration server and Process server roles.
  2. If you have scale-out process servers, update them next by using Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup.
  3. Go to the Azure portal > Protected Items > Replicated Items page. Select a VM on this page. Select the Update Agent button that appears at the bottom of the page for each VM. This updates the Mobility Service Agent on all protected VMs.
A restart is recommendedafter every upgrade of Mobility agent to make sure that all the latest changesare loaded on the source computer. However, this step is not mandatory. If thedifference between agent version during the last restart and the currentversion is greater than 4, a restart is mandatory. Refer to the followingtable for a detailed explanation.

Agent version during last restart

Upgrading to version

Is restart mandatory?

9.16

9.18

Not mandatory

9.16

9.19

Not mandatory

9.16

9.20

Not mandatory

9.16

9.21

Yes. First upgrade to version 9.20, then restart before upgrading to version 9.21 because the difference between the versions (9.16 where the last restart was performed and the target version 9.21) is greater than 4 versions.


Update information


Toresolve these issues, download and install the following files from theMicrosoft Download Center:

Formore information about how to download Microsoft support files, see thefollowing Microsoft Knowledge Base article:  

119591How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Microsoftscanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detectionsoftware that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file isstored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changesto the file.

Prerequisites

Toinstall Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider Update Rollup 33(version 5.1.3900.0), you must have one of the followinginstalled:  

  • Microsoft Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (version 3.4.486 or a later version)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Hyper-V Provider (version 4.6.660 or a later version)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider (version 5.1.3500 or a later version)

Toinstall Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup Update Rollup 33 (version9.22.5109.1), you must have the following installed:

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) (version 9.17.xxxx.x or a later version)

NoteYou can check the installed provider version in the Programs and Featuresitem in Control Panel.

References


Learn about the terminology thatMicrosoft uses to describe software updates. 

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