Migration of vCenter Server Applicance 5.5 to 6.0 Failed

Hi experts

I'm following Andrews' helpful article HOW TO: Upgrade from vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.5 to 6.0

Everything validated ok and the migration seemd to be progressing until I recevied these errors:
1.JPG2.JPG
Google gave me this KB Article which seems to describe the issue.  However, the  vCenter Single Sign-On user administrator@vsphere.local used in this system has an alpha numeric password (no special characters) which complies with the supported passwords as described here

Any one have this before and/or know how to resolve?

thanks
Mark
LVL 13
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Upgrades always fail 50% of the time, and it's far better to install from scratch, e.g. create a new vCenter 6.0 Appliance install.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew

Thanks for coming back to me.

If I install a new VCSA 6.0, can I then migrate the data from the current VCSA5.5 to the new one?

Thanks
Mark
0
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
No. But what data do you want to migrate ?
0
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
I have been thinking about it while waiting for your rely and 'what data' is right. I don't need anything from the old VCSA as I just need to add my hosts to the new VCSA and go from there.


Thanks for your help!

Mark
0
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
That's correct, often new server is better.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
VMware

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.