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

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 [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 September 27th, 2015|VMware Posts|1 Comment

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

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

By | 2018-12-03T15:02:15+01:00 September 3rd, 2015|VMware Posts|0 Comments