When upgrading or reinstalling VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM), you may run into the following error:
Failed to Clear Inventory Service Registration
This error can occur when you attempt to upgrade/reinstall SRM, and have decided to clear out the SRM database, or when you have done a reinstall of vCenter, the inventory service, or have cleared out the Inventory Service database.
There are two ways around this.
Keep the old SRM database instead of overwriting it, but after the installation, you will manually have to clean up the existing database, since you wanted to clear out the old data in the first place.
Alternatively, and more easily done, is to remove the database ...