Update Rollup 32 for Azure Site Recovery

Applies to: Site Recovery

Introduction


This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 32 for the following versions of Microsoft Azure Site Recovery:
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider (version 5.1.3800.0)
  • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) (version: 9.21.5091.1)
  • Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent (version 2.0.9144.0)
Note See the "Prerequisites" section before you apply this update.

Summary


Update Rollup 32 for Microsoft AzureSite Recovery Provider applies to all systems that have Microsoft Azure SiteRecovery 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 (5.1.3400.0) and later versions 

Update Rollup 32 for Microsoft AzureSite Recovery Unified Setup (VMware to Azure) applies to all systems that haveMicrosoft Azure Site Recovery Services Unified Setup version 9.17.4860.1 or a later version installed.

Issues that are fixed in this update


After you apply this update, the following issues are fixed, and the following improvements are made.

Microsoft AzureSite Recovery Provider

Issues fixed

Disaster recovery of AzureVMs

  • Fixes an issue in which a reprotectjob fails occasionally while the primary VM is in a Failed/Deleting state.

  • Fixes an issue in which test failovercleanup fails if the test-managed disks are explicitly deleted by theuser before the cleanup test failover is initiated.

  • Fixes an issue in which failover failures return a "No recovery point found" error forrecovery plan failover scenarios if there's a time lag between virtualmachine (VM) shutdown and failover initiation.

Microsoft AzureSite Recovery Unified Setup and Configuration Server Template  

Improvements

Disaster recovery of VMwareVMs/Physical servers to Azure

  • Health alert improvements for replicated items in cases of shutdown, deletion, and no heartbeat.

Mobility Service

Improvements

Disaster recovery of VMware VMs/Physical servers to Azure

  • Virtual machine on Windows that have boot drivers in the current control set can be protected through Azure Site Recovery. In earlier versions, this check was made across all control sets.
  • Linux OS support improvements:

o   Supportfor RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.6 

o   Supportfor RedHat Workstation 6 and 7

o   Support for Oracle Linux 6.10 and 7.6

o   Supportfor new kernel versions for Ubuntu, Debian, and SUSE

  • Azure Site Recovery Linux drivers arecopied onto the virtual machine during kernel upgrades. In earlier versions, arestart was required to copy the drivers.
  • Enhancements to mitigate a few WMI exceptions/corruption that were earlier observed.

Disaster recovery of AzureVMs

  • Support for Azure VMs that use a Storage Spaced Direct (S2D) configuration
  • Linux OS support improvements 

o   Supportfor RedHat Workstation 6 and 7 

o   Supportfor new kernel versions for Ubuntu, Debian, and SUSE 

Issues fixed

  • Fixes a time-check issue when resynchronization isstuck.

Microsoft AzureSite Recovery (Service)  

Improvements   

Disaster recovery of VMware VMs/Physical servers to Azure

  • "Blob Storage" account typeisn't available when you select Target Storage Account and Target Log StorageAccount when you enable protection because this wasn't a supported configuration. 

Issuesfixed

Disaster recovery of VMware VMs/Physical servers to Azure

  • Fixes an issue that occurs during the completion of InitialReplication because of positive clock skew, even when recovery points areavailable. 

Updating your Azure Site Recovery On-Premises components


Between Azure regions
  1. Go to the Azure portal, and then browse for the Recovery Services vault.
  2. In the Replicated Items pane, select your Recovery Services vault.
  3. Select the "Click to install" notification at the top of the screen.

    New Site recovery replication agent update
  1. Select the VMs that you want to apply the update to, and then select OK.

Between two on-premisesVMM sites

  1. Download Update Rollup 32 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install this update first on the on-premises VMM server that's managing the recovery site.
  3. After the recovery site is updated, install this update on the VMM server that is managing the primary site.

Note If the VMM is a Highly Available VMM (Clustered VMM), makesure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster on which the VMMservice is installed.

Between an on-premisesVMM site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 32 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider.
  2. Install this update 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), makesure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster on which theVMM service is installed.

Between an on-premisesHyper-V site and Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 32 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, makesure that you install the upgrade on all nodes of the cluster

Between an on-premisesVMware/physical site to Azure

  1. Download Update Rollup 32 for Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Unified Setup.
  2. Install this update first on your on-premises management server. This is the server that has the Configuration server and Process server roles.
  3. If you have scale-out process servers, update them next.
  4. Go to the Azure portal, and then go to the Protected Items > Replicated Items page.
  5. Select a VM on this page. 
  6. 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.

Update information


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Prerequisites

To install MicrosoftAzure Site Recovery Provider Update Rollup 32 (version 5.1.3800.0), youmust 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 5.1.3400 or a later version)

To install MicrosoftAzure Site Recovery Unified Setup Update Rollup 32 (version 9.21.5091.1), youmust have the following installed:

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

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

References


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