Tonights blog post is on how to upload a offline bundle into SDDC.
Go to Drivers & Tools
Download Bundle Transfer Utility
Upload the Bundle Utility tool to SDDC Manager appliance via WINSCP or SCP.
Change Director to
Then run the command below to generate a marker file (This lets the bundle utility know what is needed to be downloaded)
Then open up WINSCP and connect to SDDC Manager (Login as VCF user)
Once you copeid them from the /root/ directory to your home/vcf directory, then refresh your WinSCP window and you shall see the marker file.
If you do run into permission issues, elevate from vcf to root via ” su ” , type in password and then once your as root, run these commands.
chmod 777 markerFile
chmod 777 markerFile.md5
chown vcf:vcf markerFile
chown vcf:vcf markerFile.md5
Then copy the two maker files into your vcf directory on C:\
Run the command, you will see a long list of bundles-(xxxxx) to download, some will be patches, and installs, but you want the correct version for your VCF Bill of Materials.
Run the command below
./lcm-bundle-transfer-util -upload -bundleDirectory /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/offlinebundle
Thats all! Now let the bundles keep getting ingested, this will take a bit depending on the amount of bundles.