Installing RPM This May take several minutes stuck at 80%

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Installing RPM This May take several minutes stuck at 80% (VCSA 6.5)

Issue :

You are installing VCSA 6.5 appliance and process stuck at 80% or later you get error such as

A problem occurred during RPM installation: Timeout
Installer log files are located at C:\Users\Usman\AppData\Local\Temp\vcsaUiInstaller

Installing RPM 80%

 

You also see following error in logs.

2018-05-20T11:06:54.968Z – debug: Failed to get fileTransferInfo:ServerFaultCode: Failed to authenticate with the guest operating system using the supplied credentials.
2018-05-20T11:06:54.968Z – debug: Failed to get url of file in guest vm:ServerFaultCode: Failed to authenticate with the guest operating system using the supplied credentials.
2018-05-20T11:06:54.968Z – debug: [108]pollRpmInstallProgress:getGuestFileErr:ServerFaultCode: Failed to authenticate with the guest operating system using the supplied credentials.
2018-05-20T11:07:04.601Z – debug: initiateFileTransferFromGuest error: ServerFaultCode: Failed to authenticate with the guest operating system using the supplied credentials.

Solutions :

VMware released KB article to fix this issue.

Deploying, upgrading, migrating or restoring to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 GA or U1 release fails (51124)

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/51124

 

 

 

2 Comments
  1. irfan ali says

    Resolution.
    i had same issue stuck at 80% but appliance deployed and running i take console of appliance that is booting in linux mode meanwhile asked login i loged in with root and default password that is “vmware” anothe message appeared to change ur password i changed my password there after that continues to boot and login screen appeared after completion i loged in and manually configured network and after that its completed 100% and 2nd stage appeared and done.

  2. Jcastillo says

    This works

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