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How to Use VRA Multi-Session Tool on a Non-Default ZVR Installation Directory

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An administrator may need to make changes to multiple VRAs. The Multi-Session Tool can be used to accomplish this in a more efficient manner. If an administrator has a non-default ZVR installation directory, this tool will not run properly. The tool is looking for the storage_properties.xml file which, by default, exists in "C:\Program Files\Zerto\Zerto Virtual Replication".


As an example, the ZVM installation directory is "D:\Program Files\Zerto\Zerto Virtual Replication". There is a file included in the Multi-Session Tool called 'MultiSessionTool2.exe.config'. This file must be edited to point to the ZVM installation directory. To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the file 'MultiSessionTool2.exe.config' located in the Multi-Session Tool directory and navigate to line 25 which shows the line with the default installation directory: 

    1. <add key="ZvmInstallationPath" value="C:\Program Files\Zerto\Zerto Virtual Replication" />

  2. Update the ZvmInstallationPath value to read the actual installation directory:

    1. <add key="ZvmInstallationPath" value="D:\Program Files\Zerto\Zerto Virtual Replication" />

  3. Save the file and run the tool again.