Solved

How to unzip upgrade package in Vmware  ESXi 4.0 ?

Posted on 2010-09-15
5
6,243 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Hi All,

I've got an error when I tried to extract it on the ESXi through SSH console ?

can anyone please help in how to extract the zip files on ESXi ?

Thanks
/vmfs/volumes/4bc2f9c6-5454ced5-104d-001ec9bae81b # uname -a

VMkernel ESXi01.domain.com 4.0.0 #1 SMP Release build-261974 May 24 2010 21:47:57 x86_64 unknown



/vmfs/volumes/4bc2f9c6-5454ced5-104d-001ec9bae81b # gunzip upgrade-from-ESXi4.0-to-4.1.0-0.0.260247-release.zip

gunzip: upgrade-from-ESXi4.0-to-4.1.0-0.0.260247-release.zip: unknown suffix - ignored



/vmfs/volumes/4bc2f9c6-5454ced5-104d-001ec9bae81b # unzip upgrade-from-ESXi4.0-to-4.1.0-0.0.260247-release.zip

-ash: unzip: not found

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:jjoz
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Seth Simmons
ID: 33689046
Unzip the files on another linux box and scp the files to the ESXi server.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jjoz
ID: 33689050
oh, meaning that there is no unzipping tool in the ESXi ?
0
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
Seth Simmons earned 500 total points
ID: 33689055
Not that I've ever seen.
The amount of linux programs available are limited; it's not a full distribution, only minimal.

That would be the way I do it.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:jjoz
ID: 33689060
thanks man !
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jjoz
ID: 33689063
you are right, i guess there is no other way to do it from there.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
vmware horizon certificate question 2 25
Why isn't object file created? 6 42
HP VSA on ESXi Best Practice 3 48
How to update  and reset admin password for Linux 5 45
Will try to explain how to use the VMware feature TAGs in the VMs and create Veeam Backup Jobs using TAGs. Since this article is too long, I will create second article for the Veeam tasks.
In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
Teach the user how to use vSphere Update Manager to update the VMware Tools and virtual machine hardware version Open vSphere Client: Review manual processes for updating VMware Tools and virtual hardware versions: Create a new baseline group in vSp…
How to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Part 1. In this video tutorial we have explained step by step installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 Server on Windows Server 2008 R2 is explained in this video. We have explained the difference between…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now