Upgrading from vSphere VCSA 6.5 pre version U1d to post version U1d not possible

Yesterday I had to upgrade a VCSA 6.5 U1b to U2e, but I got stuck in the process because the VCSA manager said this: Latest updates already installed on vCSA, Nothing to stage/install Hmm, thats not right… google, google, googleSeems that vmware changed the build numbering scheme, and they have an article about my issue:https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/59659Unfortunately…

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Saving and restoring ESXi configuration, and fixing VMKCore coredump partition dump issues

Hi all. Today i had to reinstall some ESXi 5.5 hosts as we were upgrading to SSD disks, in order to have more performance on the Citrix environment we are hosting. Before i powered off the server, i saved the configuration to use for easy reconfiguration with the following command from powercli: Get-VMHostFirmware -VMHost xxx-hostname-xxx -BackupConfiguration…

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