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when i try to run the command

#./srvadmin-install.sh
i get error line 118 syntax error unexpected "("

any ideas . this is running on an esxi host
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by:ozo
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What is on or near line 118 of srvadmin-install.sh?
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i am attaching the line screenshots
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What is that a screen shot of?
Can you attach the text of srvadmin-install.sh?
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
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It's not compatible with ESXi.

ESXi is NOT Linux, it has not service console, and hence is not compatible.

Are you sure the software you have is designed for ESXi ?
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that install script is used for open manage server administrator for RHEL
you need the OMSA vSphere Installation Bundle

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=H4H9K&fileId=3365592818&osCode=XI51&productCode=poweredge-r720&languageCode=EN&categoryId=SM

i thought andrew had an article on doing that installation in esx but can't seem to find it
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i downloaded the esxi bundle but i get the error

see screenshot

esxi erroresxi-error.bmp
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sees like the download could not be found.

Download manually, and upload and install on the console.
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