Akide
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

vSphere 7 update profile failed by CLI

esxcli software profile update -p DEL-ESXi-700_15843807-A01 -d /vmfs/volume

s/ISO/updateFiles/VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0.0-15843807.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A01.zip --no-hardwa

re-warning

[InstallationError]

Failed to finish bootbank stage: ('/tmp/stagebootbank/imgdb.tgz', 'Error writing tar database: Should have base image when an addon exists.')

      cause = ('/tmp/stagebootbank/imgdb.tgz', 'Error writing tar database: Should have base image when an addon exists.')

I am trying to update ESXI profile but i got theses errors come out.

After google, i can not find any information to solve that.

Please help!

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msripada
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Error writing tar database: Should have base image when an addon exists

Can you check the esxupdate.log or esxcli.log under /var/log

thanks,

MS

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faerin78938
Contributor
Contributor

Is might be the facing error cause of esxupdate. log or esxcli.log ? as i did it first time successfully but for another device , getting .log error but different as you mention esxupdate,

What should we need to do now?

Kindly let me get your help

THanks in advance

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msripada
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can you upload the hostd and esxupdate.log after reproducing the issue

thanks,

MS

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