Tag Archives: vmware

ESXi: Generate a new selfsigned host certificate

Hi,

usually vCenter generates the certificates for the connected ESXi hosts. This is done by the VMCA and can be triggered by the vCenter GUI => Browser to the ESXi Host -> System -> Configure -> Certificate -> Renew.

To generate a new ESXi Host certificate, which is used for https connections at TCP/443 and for the CIM service TCP/5989, a script is located in /sbin.
Continue reading ESXi: Generate a new selfsigned host certificate

Advertisment to support michlstechblog.info

ESXi: Update to ESXi 7.0.3 failed

Hi,

if your ESXi host is on a version
host returned esxupdate code -1

and on the host

~ # cat /var/log/esxupdate.log | grep ERROR
ERROR: esximage.Errors.InstallationError: This upgrade transaction would skip ESXi Base Image VIB(s) VMW_bootbank_i40en_1.11.1.31-1vmw.703.0.0.49537716, which could cause failures post upgrade

Continue reading ESXi: Update to ESXi 7.0.3 failed

VMware Workstation: Downloaded ovf template does not boot: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

Hi,

Error description: You have downloaded a virtual machine from a vSphere instance via ovf export and it won’t start due to:

Bluscreen: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

Continue reading VMware Workstation: Downloaded ovf template does not boot: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED