The VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Server service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services Stop automatically if they are not use by other services or program

This Error happen after change password database on your DB SRM, Please do this step as below :

Please check event viewer :

Is it show this message : “DBManager error: Could not initialize Vdb connection: ODBC error: (28000) – [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0][SQL Server]Login failed for user ‘your db user name’. ”

Then Make Sure your setting in odbc connectivity to the VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager database:

  1. Verify if the system DSN is configured to connect to the right SQL instance and that it points to the SRM database.
  2. Ensure that the ODBC connection is 32-bit.
    • On a 32 bit machine, click Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Data Sources (ODBC).
    • On a 64 bit machine, browse to %systemroot%\sysWOW64\ and click odbcad32.exe.
  3. Ensure the appropriate credentials are used to access the database.
  4. The SRM database can reside either on the same machine where the SRM is installed or on a remote host. If the database is hosted remotely, SQL authentication must be used.
  5. Test if ODBC connectivity is successful.Note: There is an option to test connectivity to the database when you edit the DSN or reconfigure.
  6. we do with tools of SRM, open CMD, cd \ C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager\bin>
  7. Do Command on above CMD –>  installcreds.exe -key db:new_SRM_DSN -u Admin_user
  8. Start service on SRM server

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