Can't install the vSphere 5.5 webclient ...

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The clocks seem to be synchronized though.

I'm also using the vCenter as an appliance, not on a Windows server.

Any suggestions?

Thank you!
XeronimoAsked:
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dipopoCommented:
I'd check the vm_ssoreglog in your temp folder as stated this is usually more verbose.

Could simply just be the timing is off hence the certificate will not work.
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
the temp folder on the appliance? where would I find it? I'm not a Linux/CLI expert ... thanks

(the time on both the appliance and my system are the same/very close)
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dipopoCommented:
Ahh missed the bit about the appliance...... it should be in /tmp. I would also run dmesg from the cli to view the errors generated.

see if locate works by typing

locate vm_ssoreglog

if that does not work

find -name vm_ssoreglog

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-55/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc%2FGUID-8DC793FF-1E00-43A1-B85C-070414B9F9B0.html
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
locate does not work in the console

and find doesn't come up with a result ...
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dipopoCommented:
Are you able to run

cd /tmp

then

ls

to display the directory contents?
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Yes ...

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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Any further help ... ? I'm still unable to install the WebClient ... thank you!
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dipopoCommented:
Hi there,

I would be most inclined to have you start over again, following this guide.

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2012/09/configuring-additional-vcsa-51-as.html
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Since I don't want any additional servers I can just start with step 2, right?
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dipopoCommented:
correct.
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
I'm not a Linux expert though ... how do I create that script via SSH and where do I have to say it? Thanks
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dipopoCommented:
Copy the script into a text file on a windows box and save as file extension .sh

VCSAScript.sh

obtain WinSCP. http://winscp.net/eng/download.php

Connect to VCSA and drop script in /tmp and run or create directory /opt/install and run from there.

Run with ./VCSAScript.sh from bash screen.
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Ok, I've created the file, I've copied it via WinSCP, I chmod -x it but how do I execute it? the .sh file is still in /tmp ... is that right or should I move it somewhere else? And in which folder do I have to be to do ./VCSAscript.sh?
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Hm, I've just noticed that I can access the webclient already via :9443 ... that's all I want/need, no?
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dipopoCommented:
That's interesting, and you have full functionality??
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Yes, it seems so ... I simply tried to connect to that port and voilà!? :D
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dipopoCommented:
It makes sense as the VCSA is a one-stop-shop.
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Ok but why is there a Windows WebClient installer then if it's not needed to access the WebClient of the vCenter server? Or did I miss something?
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dipopoCommented:
The installer is for the VCenter install from media on to a Windows system, I believe you stated you were using the VCSA.

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp#com.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc/GUID-0B9988FF-5FB6-4656-9C58-EE3617B57E90.html
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Yes, I'm using the appliance. For some reason I thought I would have install this webClient on my local machine ... which makes no sense though, d'oh ... so I guess this thread was all for nothing ... sorry ;)
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