3 Replies Latest reply on Dec 8, 2017 2:01 PM by Matheresa

    Cannot add VMware base offline bundle?

    Matheresa Lurker

      what does this mean? im new here,  im a student doing a practicum  and i was told to creatye an ESXi-Customizer, when i was trying to do the guide step by step video by alex lopez it gives me this error:

       

      PS C:\Users\Theresa\Downloads> .\ESXi-Customizer-PS-v2.5.1.ps1 -v65 -vft -load net51-r8169,esx-tools-for-esxi-9.7.2,sata

      -xahci-1.39,vmmware-esx-dvfilter-maclearn -pkgDir C:\Test\PKG -outDir C:\Users\Theresa\Downloads\update-from-esxi6.5-6.5

      _update01 (1) -log C:\Users\Theresa\Downloads\update-from-esxi6.5-6.5_update01 (1) nsc

       

       

      This is ESXi-Customizer-PS Version 2.5.1 (visit https://ESXi-Customizer-PS.v-front.de for more information!)

      (Call with -help for instructions)

       

       

      Logging to C:\Users\Theresa\Downloads\update-from-esxi6.5-6.5_update01 ...

       

       

      Running with PowerShell version 5.1 and VMware PowerCLI 6.5.1 build 5377412

       

       

      Adding base Offline bundle 1 ...Add-EsxSoftwaredepot : Could not download from depot at file:///C:/Users/Theresa/Downloads/1/index.xml, skipping

      (('C:\\Users\\Theresa\\Downloads\\1\\index.xml', '', '<urlopen error unknown url type: c>'))

      At C:\Users\Theresa\Downloads\ESXi-Customizer-PS-v2.5.1.ps1:238 char:22

      +     if ($basedepot = Add-EsxSoftwaredepot $izip) {

      +                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

          + CategoryInfo          : ReadError: (System.String[]:String[]) [Add-EsxSoftwareDepot], Exception

          + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ConnectDepotError,VMware.ImageBuilder.Commands.AddDepot

       

       

       

       

      FATAL ERROR: Cannot add VMware base Offline bundle!

       

      Please help

       

      Sincerely,

      Maria