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VMware upgrade fails with "Cannot create a ramdisk"

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When I try to upgrade a VMware host, the upgrade fails with "Cannot create a ramdisk of size 341MB to store the upgrade image. Check if the host has sufficient memory."
The host is a ProLiant DL360p Gen8.

The machine has 64 GB of RAM and all the guests are shut down.

This is what I have tried so far, based on Google:
  • Setting the host into maintenance mode
  • Rebooting the host
  • The ScratchConfig.ConfiguredScratchLocation is set to a local SSD, which has nearly 1 TB free.

What else can I try  please?
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