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ESXi AutoDeploy Fails–No Image Profile Assigned

ESXi AutoDeploy Fails–No Image Profile Assigned

  I was migrating blades today that initially had ESXi 5.0 installed to the local disk and wanted them to be installed via AutoDeploy and found an interesting issue. Upon rebooting the blades and changing the boot order I got a very interested error: Upon further inspection I verified that the Deployment Rule was correct and that it was a member of a valid and active RuleSet and yet the blade would not boot via AutoDeploy. It kept telling me…

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RHEL 2.1 P2V Fails at 99%

RHEL 2.1 P2V Fails at 99%

I have a physical RHEL 2.1 box that I am trying to P2V to an ESXi host using the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3 app and it is failing at 98% and 99%. The log is showing the following errors: [#2] [2011-02-11 16:45:39.209 07840 info ‘task-1’] Worker CloneTask updates, state: 1, percentage: 98, xfer rate (Bps): 8817664[#2] [2011-02-11 16:46:04.379 05412 info ‘task-2’] Remote Helper VM is reconfiguring, data clone is finished[#2] [2011-02-11 16:46:04.379 05412 info ‘task-2’] Volume-based cloning dlinux5.XX.XXX–> dlinux5…

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