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akreitman
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ESXi 5.0 to 5.1 upgrade error

   In datastore1, I enter

esxcli software profile update -d VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip -p VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-standard

It returns

[MetadataDownloadError]
Could not download from depot at zip:/var/log/vmware/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip?index.xml, skipping (('zip:/var/log/vmware/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip?index.xml', '', "Error extracting index.xml from /var/log/vmware/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/var/log/vmware/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip'"))
        url = zip:/var/log/vmware/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip?index.xml

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks

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a_p_
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Did you already try to provide the full path to the .zip file rather than the .zip file without the path?

see e.g. http://www.v-front.de/2012/09/how-to-update-your-free-whitebox-esxi.html

André

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iw123
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Which directory are you in when you run the command?  Run 'pwd' to check where you are.

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akreitman
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Thanks, that helped some, but not enough

esxcli software profile update -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip -p VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-standard
[NoMatchError]
No image profile found with name 'VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-standard'
         id = VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-standard
Please refer to the log file for more details.

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a_p_
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Remove VMware from the profile name.

esxcli software profile update -d  /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-799733-depot.zip -p ESXi-5.1.0-799733-standard

André

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