panousos
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ESXi 5 patch problem - Build Number: 623860

Hey all!

I have noticed that after the update using the official patch Build Number: 623860

https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-328-20120312-212851/update-from-esxi5.0-5...

The ESXi host doesn't shutdown and startup automatically the configured VMs

So I did a roll back.

regards,

Panos

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AndreTheGiant
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Do you have an HA cluster? If yes then it's a normal behavior:

http://vinfrastructure.it/en/2012/03/issue-or-feature-in-vcenter-server-5-0-update-1/

Andre | http://about.me/amauro | http://vinfrastructure.it/ | @Andrea_Mauro
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panousos
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It's a single Esxi 5 host. In the configuration is enabled as you can see in the screenshot

ESXi 5 patch problem - Build Number 623860.jpg

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_EoJ_Gismo
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Hello Panos,

Autostart / Stop doesn't work anymore in build 623860 for the free licensed hosts. The feature is still working on hosts in evaluation mode and with purchased licences.

The support of vmware told me they plan to fix this bug in 5.0 U2 😕 .

regards,

Urs

Albertowmware
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i have the same problem ( same build )

with this patch is possible resolve ?

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=201546...

thanks Alberto

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Albertowmware
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Good morning

but this problem is a bug of the build or a free version limitation ?

with a different build can i resolve ?

thanks Alberto

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aravinds3107
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but this problem is a bug of the build or a free version limitation ?

With ESXi 5.0 Update1 (Build 623860) autostart feature has been disabled

Auto Start Breaks in 5.0 Update 1

Free ESXi Hypervisor - Auto Start Breaks with 5.0 Update 1

with a different build can i resolve ?

Roll back to ESXi 5.0 will get the feature enabled

You can find the steps to roll back here Free ESXi Hypervisor - Auto Start Breaks with 5.0 Update 1 and also i have written a post on this

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aravinds3107
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The issue is now fixed with the patch.

Download and install the patch "ESXi500-201207001" whcih get the autostart feature back with ESXi 5.0 U1

For more information check vSphere Hypervisor Auto Start Bug Fixed

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