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How to unzip upgrade package in Vmware  ESXi 4.0 ?

Posted on 2010-09-15
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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

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Unzip the files on another linux box and scp the files to the ESXi server.
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oh, meaning that there is no unzipping tool in the ESXi ?
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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.
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thanks man !
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you are right, i guess there is no other way to do it from there.
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