gdelgado
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Error updating HP ESXi Offline Bundle for VMware ESXi 4.1

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Everytime I try to update my ESXi 4.1 server with the HP ESXi bundle for ESXi4.1 I get the errors below. I have shutdown the VM's and have put the host into Maintenance Mode. I am running this from a Windows 7 x64 Bit machine any help will be appreciated.

C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin>vihostupdate.pl -server mme

sx01.bicorp.net -i -b c:\metadata.zip

Enter username: root

Enter password:

Please wait patch installation is in progress ...

Failed to download metadata.Error extracting metadata.zip from /tmp/updatecache/

metadata.zip: "There is no item named 'metadata.zip' in the archive

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AndreTheGiant
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Sure that your are using the right files?

You have to use the update as is... do not unzip it.

Andre

Andre | http://about.me/amauro | http://vinfrastructure.it/ | @Andrea_Mauro

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AndreTheGiant
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Sure that your are using the right files?

You have to use the update as is... do not unzip it.

Andre

Andre | http://about.me/amauro | http://vinfrastructure.it/ | @Andrea_Mauro
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gdelgado
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Yes that did the trick thank you for your help and prompt response.

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