12 01, 2016

vSphere Update Manager: Scan (And Service) Failing At 4%

By | January 12th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere, VUM|0 Comments

Recently, I thought I should patch one of my vSphere clusters using VMware Update Manager so I started to do a "Scan" for the cluster. However, the process failed soon after starting. The first thing I noticed was that the "VMware vSphere Update Manager" service was going down with it. VMware vSphere Update Manager had an [...]

5 01, 2016

vSphere Update Manager 6 Update 1: An Internal Error Has Occurred – Error #1009

By | January 5th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere, VUM|0 Comments

Immediately after installing vSphere Update Manager 6 Update 1 (from the vCenter for Windows ISO), I went into the Web Client to do initial configuration. However, when I went into "Download Settings", there were no default download sources listed. That was strange but when I clicked the "Edit..." button (to see what the problem might be), [...]

29 07, 2013

VMware Update Manager Plugin Error: Database temporarily unavailable or has network problems

By | July 29th, 2013|ESX, How To, vCenter, Virtual Lab, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere, VUM|17 Comments

You might see an error, immediately after installation of VUM (VMware Update Manager) and after installing its plugin: There was an error connecting to VMware vSphere Update Manager - [Server Name:443].  Database temporarily unavailable or has network problems. Here is a screenshot for reference: VMware Update Manager - Plugin Error This generally happens [...]