Update Rollup 29 for Azure Site Recovery

Applies to: Site Recovery

Introduction


This article describes the fixes and improvements that are included in Update Rollup 29 for the following versions of Microsoft Azure Site Recovery:

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider (version 5.1.3650)

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) (version: 9.19.5007.1.)

  • Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent (version 2.0.9139.0)

Learn about the details of the issues that are fixed and the prerequisites that should be validated before you install this update.

Summary


Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider applies to all systems that have Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Service Provider installed. These include the following:

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (3.3.x.x)

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Hyper-V Provider (4.6.x.x)

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider (5.1.3200.0) and later versions

Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) applies to all systems that have Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Services Unified Setup version 9.0.4016.1 or a later version installed.

Issues that are fixed in this update


This update fixes the following issue and includes the following improvements.

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup and Configuration Server Template

Improvements

  • Improves the cleanup of stale data file folders that are created by the unified setup installer as part of the server upgrade process.
  • Removes the need for an additional step to validate the ”login.microsoftonline.us” URL through “login.windows.net.” For all National Geos, ADAL version 3.13.9 will be used and ”login.microsoftonline.us” will be enabled as a trusted authority.

Issues fixed

  • Fixes resynchronization issues that occur for requests at a high frequency rate because of non-coherent processing of files.

Updating your Azure Site Recovery On-Premises components


Scenario

Steps

Between Azure regions

  1. Go to Azure Portal and navigate to your Recovery services vault.
  2. Go to the Replicated Items pane in the Azure portal for the Recovery services vault.
  3. Click the following notification at the top of the screen:

  1. Select the Virtual Machines (VMs) where you want to apply the update, and then select Ok.

Between two on-premises System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) sites

  1. Download Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install Update Rollup 29 on the on-premises VMM server that's managing the recovery site.
  3. After the recovery site is updated, install Update Rollup 29 on the VMM server that is managing the primary site.

Note If the VMM is a Highly Available VMM (clustered VMM), make sure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster where the VMM service is installed.

Between two on-premises VMM sites

  1. Download Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install Update Rollup 29 on the on-premises VMM server.
  3. Install the latest MARS agent on all Hyper-V hosts

Note If your VMM is a Highly Available VMM (clustered VMM), make sure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster where the VMM service is installed.

Between an on-premises VMM site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install Update Rollup 29 on the on-premises VMM server.

Note If your VMM is a Highly Available VMM (clustered VMM), make sure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster where the VMM service is installed.

Between an on-premises Hyper-V site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 29 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 a Host Clustered Hyper-V server, make sure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster.

Between an on-premises VMware/physical site to Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 29 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup.
  2. Install this update on your on-premises management server. This is the server that contains your Configuration server and Process server roles.
  3. If you have scale-out process servers, update them next.
  4. Go to Azure Portal and locate the Protected Items/Replicated Items pane.
  5. Select a VM on this page.
  6. Select the Update Agent button that appears at the bottom of the pane on each VM. This updates the Mobility Service Agent on all protected VMs.

Update information


To resolve these issues, download and install the following files from the Microsoft Download Center:

For information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Prerequisites

To install Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider Update Rollup 29 (version 5.1.3650.0), you must have 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 5.1.3200 or a later version)

To install Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup Update Rollup 29 (version 9.1.xxxx.1), you must have the following installed:

  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) (version 9.15.xxxx.1 or a later version)

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

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update on computer that has a System Center Virtual Machine Manager or a Hyper-V server.

This update automatically stops and then restarts the System Center Virtual Machine Manager services during the update process.

A restart will be required on your Configuration server and protected servers after you apply this update.

References


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