Platform Service Controller – Check Replication

Platform Service Controller (PSC) can be deployed in different topologies, check the supported topologies here before deployment.

I have done a few deployments now using the below topology across two sites.


The following will illustrate how to check that replication between sites.  Using this method provides Enhanced Linked-Mode between vCenters.

VMware KB can be found here

This example is using a Windows PSC.  Open a command prompt and browse to the install directory – vmdird

First check the partners created

vdcrepadmin -f showpartners -h PSC-FQDN -u Administrator -w SSOadminpassword


Note here my second site PSC wis showing as a partner.  Now run the same command the opposite direction



Now check the replication status

vdcrepadmin -f showpartnerstatus -h PSC-FQDN -u Administrator -w SSOadminpassword


You can then run this command the opposite direction.  Follow the KB above if you need to create any new partners or delete any old partners.

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