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Migrating Windows vCenter Server 5.5 to VCSA 6.5

I followed these instructions: https://esxsi.com/2016/11/17/vcsa65m/

I had run in to an error during stage 2  somewhere around 90%

Error setting network. Details : 16/03/2017 18:13:11 Error running /sbin/ifup command, return code: 1 Unable to set the network parameters Failed to set network


I was able to get my old windows vCenter server 5.5 back and running for now but I would like to return to the migration and move to the virtual appliance.

Any help would be appreciated.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Luciano Patrão

Hi,

This could be a DNS issue. Can you resolve a vCenter by name and IP? Particularly from the location you are migrating.

Also did you specify any NTP server while you were setting the migration?

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1. yes the old windows vcenter server 5.5 resolves correctly. (the new one didn't get installed)
2. there was no option for the NTP server in stage 1 and 2.
Luciano Patrão

From where are you running that migration?? From the vCenter itself?

Are you migrating to a diferente DNS name or IP?
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The new run succeeded successfully.
Thank you for pointing me to look at the DNS.
The only change I made was point it to a different DNS server in the AD domain and all was good.

thank you for the help!
Luciano Patrão

Good that you manage.

Glad to help.
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Thank you for the help!
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