VMWARE update Manager Esxi 5 upgrade incompatible

Posted on 2012-03-21
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I'm trying to upgrade my ESX 4.1 HP BL460 blades to 5.0.0 or 5.0.1.

My vCenter is 5.0.1.

When I attached the baseline, and scan, it says that it is imcompatible.

I tried with VMWARE's own 5.0.1 and HP's own 5.0.0. Same message.
 Any ideas?

The error message
Question by:malabelle
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have you tried manual update?

also are you using HP OEM version or VMwares version?

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What do you mean manual update? With the CD and reinstall? No, I'd better do it with Update Manager since I have a big number of blades.

I tried with HP and Vmware .ISO image...
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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copy the VIB to the server, takes seconds!
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we can update manually faster than Update Manager!
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