Nutanix AOS_ESXi installation getting failed through Foundation

  • 15 February 2024
  • 2 replies

I'm trying to install “AOS+ESXi” on Dell XC6320 Node, through Foundation VM. but installation is getting failed with below errors.


Exception: This node is expected to have exactly 1 HBA with pci id 9005:028f. But phoenix could not find any such device

2024-02-12 10:43:42,845Z ERROR Exception in running <ImagingStepRAIDCheckPhoenix(<NodeConfig @bcd0>) @b8b0>
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "foundation/", line 160, in _run
  File "foundation/", line 154, in run
Exception: Couldn't find hardware_config.json 

DEBUG Setting state of <ImagingStepRAIDCheckPhoenix(<NodeConfig @bcd0>) @b8b0> from RUNNING to FAILED
DEBUG Setting state of <InstallHypervisorESX(<NodeConfig() @bcd0>) @b4c0> from PENDING to NR
WARNING Skipping <InstallHypervisorESX(<NodeConfig() @bcd0>) @b4c0> because dependencies not met


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Please reach out to Nutanix support


Hi insanwin,

did you update the firmware prior to foundation, can you see if the hardware is present and funtioning from the iDRAC? if the pre-requisites are not met the foundation will fail…


Best Regards