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Renaming Local Site on VMware SRM 5.8 from its default value


Pretty silly thing to do really – I have left the default site name when installing SRM 5.8 so it has FQDN of my vCenter box instead of a proper name:


From vSphere Web Client point of view having FQDN in there is not ideal as well as introducing confusion which site is which (live vs. recovery):


To get the site name changed we need to edit vmware-dr.xml which lives (by default) in the following location:

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