Monthly Archives: September 2015

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27 09, 2015

VMware: ESXi 5.5 Upgrade to 6 – Invalid argument when creating vfat file system

By | September 27th, 2015|Virtualization|0 Comments

Today when we try to upgrade one of our ESXi host we had a strange error. There was an issue with one of the partitions and somehow the ESXi install was not able to reformat the partition for the upgrade. Maybe because a previous wrong configuration on the partitions. VMware KB says: "The upgrade attempts [...]

21 09, 2015

VMware; vCenter 6.0 – Quick stats on hostname is not up-to-date

By | September 21st, 2015|Virtualization|0 Comments

Today we have encounter some issues on our upgraded ESXi 6.0 hosts. Some of our hosts were with the error "Quick stats on hostname is not up-to-date". An example: This is know issue in 5.0 and 5.5, that is fix in the updates, but in vCenter 6.0. The workaround to fix this issue is to [...]

3 09, 2015

VMware: How to upgrade ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.x

By | September 3rd, 2015|Virtualization|0 Comments

After we have upgrade our vCenter from 5.0 to 6.x, we now need to upgrade our ESXi hosts. We can upgrade using a ESXi ISO image directly boot the host and manually go trough the process and upgrade the ESXi, or we can use the VMware Update Manager to do this automatically. We will explain [...]