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vendors:vmware:home [2018/05/17 19:56]
gerardorourke ↷ Page moved from code:java:vendors:vmware:home to vendors:vmware:home
vendors:vmware:home [2020/05/25 10:31] (current)
gerardorourke [NOTE - I only removed one of above - which was the exact same name in the install error]
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 http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-replication-60/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-replication-60-admin.pdf\\ http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-replication-60/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-replication-60-admin.pdf\\
  
 +===== VMware VMFS 5 - VMFS 6 =====
 +if you only have a single Datastore - how do you migrate from VMFS 5 to 6
  
 +  - Copy all VMs off VMFS5 to another Machine (or delete!)
 +  - Disable Swamp
 +  - Change Scratch Config to use "/tmp" folder
 +  - Deactivate Core Dump File - https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/com.vmware.vsphere.storage.doc/GUID-0734F24A-C019-4F56-A183-BB58AA1A1390.html
      
  
 +===== ESXi 6.7 Upgrade Issue =====
 +
 +====How to remove Offending VIB====
 +
 +Error: <code><MISSING_DEPENDENCY_VIBS ERROR: Found=['EMU_bootbank_scsi_be2iscsi_12.0.1108.0-10EM.600.0.0.2494585']</code>
 +
 +{{:vendors:vmware:vmware_error.png?400|}}
 +
 +<code>
 +[root@MYESXISERVER:~] esxcli software vib list | egrep iscsi
 +ima-be2iscsi                   12.0.1108.0-1OEM.600.0.0.2494585      EMU          VMwareCertified   2019-08-16
 +scsi-be2iscsi                  12.0.1108.0-1OEM.600.0.0.2494585      EMU          VMwareCertified   2019-08-16
 +</code>
 +
 +==== NOTE - I only removed one of above - which was the exact same name in the install error ===
 +
 +<code>
 +[root@MYESXISERVER:~] esxcli software vib remove -n scsi-be2iscsi
 +Removal Result
 +   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.
 +   Reboot Required: true
 +   VIBs Installed:
 +   VIBs Removed: EMU_bootbank_scsi-be2iscsi_12.0.1108.0-1OEM.600.0.0.2494585
 +   VIBs Skipped:
 +</code>
 +
 +===VMware References===
 +  *https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/com.vmware.esxi.upgrade.doc/GUID-340F35BB-E98A-4A39-AE89-667917FCE537.html
 +  *https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/76294 
 +  *https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vsphere.upgrade.doc%2FGUID-F0FE86AB-70B1-4E7E-A209-E5C5E0A4E57A.html
 +
 +
 +===== Removing VMFS 5 Datastore to Recreate VMFS 6 =====
 +
 +
 +  * Make sure no VMs reference the datastore as CD/DVD drive
 +  * Unregister all VMs from the Datastore
 +  * Move all these VMs to a different Datastore
 +  * Unmount the Datastore
 +  * Recreate the Datastore as VMFS 6