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vCenter Server may fail to start after upgrade (1007196)
The issue is caused by an incomplete update of the database in vCenter Server resulting in incorrect database versioning.
You must run the dbupgrade tool to upgrade to the newer version of vCenter Server
Note: If you have already manually edited the database table vpx_version to reflect the version you are updating to, this does not work correctly. Stop the VirtualCenter Service (vpxd) and change the vpx_version back to what was previously and proceed with these steps.
To upgrade the database version:
- Open a command prompt.
Change directory to the db upgrade folder.
Run the command:
VCDatabaseUpgrade.exe DSN=<DSN> UID=<DSN-USR> PWD=<DSN-PASSWD> MINORDBUPGRADE=1
This launches the dbupgrade wizard and the database is updated correctly.
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