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Installing the APC Powerchute Network Shutdown software on VMware ESXi hosts (1007036)
This article provides information on installing the APC PowerChute Network Shutdown software on ESXi hosts.
Note: APC PowerChute is a third-party product and is not officially supported by VMware. Consult your software vendor for further updates and support. For more information, see APC Power Chute Network Shutdown.
To install PowerChute Network Shutdown on ESXi hosts, see:
- Installation of PowerChute Network Shutdown version 3.0 on VMware ESXi - vMA 4.0, 4.1
- Installation of PowerChute Network Shutdown version 3.0.1 on ESXi 5.0 with vMA 5.0
- Installation and Overview of PowerChute Network Shutdown version 4.0 on ESXi 5.5
Note: See VMware supported platforms on the PowerChute Network Shutdown v3.1 Operating System, Processor, JRE and Browser Compatibility chart.
For information on using PowerChute Network Shutdown in an HA Cluster, see Clean Shutdown of Virtual Machines using PowerChute Network Shutdown in a HA Cluster Environment.
For information on using PowerChute when an ESXi host is not shutting down, see VMware ESXi host is not shutting down when commanded to by PowerChute Network Shutdown running on vMA 4.1 & 5.x.
Note: You only need one vMA appliance in your environment which can be used to manage all hosts.
Note: The preceding links were correct as of April 16, 2015. If you find the links are broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the links.
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- When using APC PCNS, ESXi host shutdown fails on vSphere Management Assistant 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 (2020598)
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