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VMWare vCenter Server Upgrade from 4.0.1 to 4.1.0

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Hi All,

I am in the process of trying to migrate a VMWare vCenter Server 4.0.1 on a Windows 2003 32bit server to VMWare vCenter Server 4.1.0 on a Windows 2008 R2 64bit Server.

I have used the Data Migration tool.

The steps I have performed are:

Stopped VMware VirtualCenter Server and VMware Virtual Center Mnagement WebServices Services
Extracted the
Run the backup.bat (which passed all tests and appeared to be successfull)
Copied the datamigration folder to the new server and run install.bat

The VMware vCenter Server install Completes along with the SQL Express Installation.  Once I click finish and the install.bat continues with the following errors.

[06-01-2011 13:44:59:44S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Backup of existing VMware vCenter Server DB succeeded
[06-01-2011 13:44:59:44S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Restoring DB...  Please do not stop this program.
[06-01-2011 13:44:59:44S ''  INFO]  [restore]  DB log: Msg 8114, Level 16, State 1, Server TEWK-VMWAREVC02\SQLEXP_VIM, Line 1

Error converting data type bigint to int.

Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Server TEWK-VMWAREVC02\SQLEXP_VIM, Line 1

RESTORE FILELIST is terminating abnormally.

[06-01-2011 13:44:59:44S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Some exception occurred during restoring from backup.Restoring the Original DB
[06-01-2011 13:45:01:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  DB log: Processed 416 pages for database 'VIM_VCDB', file 'VIM_VCDB_dat' on file 1.

Processed 2 pages for database 'VIM_VCDB', file 'VIM_VCDB_log' on file 1.

RESTORE DATABASE successfully processed 418 pages in 0.415 seconds (8.233 MB/sec).

[06-01-2011 13:45:01:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  VMware vCenter Server DB Restoring to original DB succeeded
[06-01-2011 13:45:01:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Restoring LDAP information...
[06-01-2011 13:45:01:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Removing existing LDAP instance commandline is: "C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\jointool.bat"   remove --statusFile "C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\status.txt"
[06-01-2011 13:45:06:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  Restoring LDAP from database commandline is: "C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\jointool.bat"   recover --statusFile "C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\status.txt" --name TEWK-VMWAREVC02.tewknet.local --ldapPort 389 --dsn "VMware VirtualCenter"  --vimURL https://TEWK-VMWAREVC02.tewknet.local:443/sdk --webServiceURL https://TEWK-VMWAREVC02.tewknet.local:8443/vws
[06-01-2011 13:45:07:45S ''  INFO]  [restore]  

   vCenter Server LDAP recovery operation failed. Fix the errors in C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\status.txt and then execute C:\Downloads\VMware-VIMSetup-all-4.1.0-345042\datamigration\datamigration\data\vc\recover.bat in order to restore LDAP from database

[06-01-2011 13:45:07:45S ''  ERROR]  [restore]  Error: vCenter Server LDAP recovery operation failed
[06-01-2011 13:45:07:45S ''  ERROR]  [restore]  Exiting...
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