"Hyper-V Replica Cluster Broker is not installed" error when you replicate private clouds to Microsoft Azure

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:

  • You have private clouds in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2.
  • You create a Microsoft Azure Site Recovery vault.
  • You register a System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) that is running on Windows Server 2012 R2 by using the vault. Additionally, the SCVMM server manages a cloud that has a Hyper-V cluster that is configured by using a static IP address.
  • You configure the private cloud to replicate to Microsoft Azure.
In the scenario, you receive the following error message:
The Hyper-V Replica Cluster Broker is not installed for Cluster.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2962409. After you install the update, the presence of Hyper-V Replica Broker for replication to Azure is optional. When Site Recovery is configured, the tasks that are performed by Hyper-V Replica Broker are taken over by the Site Recovery and SCVMM. For more information about how to obtain update rollup 2962409, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2962409 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: June 2014

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about how to configure Microsoft Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager, go to the following Microsoft website: For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates