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vcenter appliance step 2 is not working

  • 19 June 2020
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Hello guys,

 

currently i deployed a new hpe hardware Hypervisor version is 

ESXi

VERSION 6.7.0

 

I need a vcenter to deploy some VMs in Nutanix, so i downloaded the vcenter applicane and tried to run the setup with admin rights.

 

I have currently no dns server, so i used the gateway. NTP server is currently not available, because the environment is completly new, so i used the Time-synchronisation:

Synchronize time with the ESXi hostSynchronize time with NTP servers 

 

Its activated with http://de.pool.ntp.org/; but is only temp.

 

The vcenter appliance setup 1 is running fine, the step 2 is very slow and need much time. After 2hours on 50% i canceled it.

 

The error:

 

No file found matching /etc/vmware-vpx/vc-extn-cisreg.prop
cmd "/usr/bin/python /usr/lib/vmidentity/tools/scripts/lstool.py list --url http://localhost:7080/lookupservice/sdk" timed out after 60 seconds due to lack of progress in last 30 seconds (0 bytes read)

 

 

but why? Should I try another vcenter applicance version? Do someone know a KB article from nutanix with the deploy process if a environment is completly new? The NTNX Cluster is running fine. I need only a vcenter currently.

 

 

 

 

 


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Hi

Dns Server is a requirement for deploy of vCenter.

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/com.vmware.vcenter.upgrade.doc/GUID-24D34C53-B00E-47B7-92A7-6B0155DF6889.html

“Before you deploy the vCenter Server Appliance or Platform Services Controller appliance with a static IP address, you must verify that this IP address has a valid internal domain name system (DNS) registration.”

 

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