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VMware Update Manager displays a conflict message with Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module (1013068)

Details

  • When you use vCenter Update Manager to scan an ESXi/ESX 4.x host that is not added to Cisco Nexus 1000V DVS, the compliance status of the baseline is Non-Compliant (red), if the baseline definition includes one of these patches:

    • ESX400-200907401-BG
    • ESXi400-200907401-BG
    • ESXi400-200906401-BG
    • ESXi400-200909401-BG
    • ESX400-200909401-BG
    • ESXi400-200911201-UG
    • ESX400-200911201-UG
    • ESXi400-Update01
    • ESX400-Update01

  • In the patch details section of vCenter Update Manager, the patch is marked with a status Conflict (yellow) and this message displays:
The selected Update conflicts with following Updates in VMware vCenter Update Manager patch repository: patch_name.
These patch repository conflicts will NOT affect stage and remediation unless the conflicting Updates are contained in the baseline(s) baseline_name.

 
Where patch_name and baseline_name are the names of patches and baselines. In this scenario, the names of patches follow the format VEM400-2009XXXXX-BG.
  • When you use vCenter Update Manager to scan an ESXi/ESX 4.x host that is not added to Cisco Nexus 1000V DVS, the compliance status of the baseline is Incompatable (yellow), if the baseline definition includes one of these patches:

    • ESX400-200907401-BG
    • ESXi400-200907401-BG
    • ESXi400-200906401-BG
    • ESXi400-200909401-BG
    • ESX400-200909401-BG
    • ESXi400-200911201-UG
    • ESX400-200911201-UG
    • ESXi400-Update01
    • ESX400-Update01

  • In the patch details section of vCenter Update Manager, this message displays:

    The Software Update conflicts with following updates in VMware vCenter Update Manager patch depot: patch_name.

    Where patch_name is the name of the patch or patches. Patch names follow the format VEM400-2009XXXXX-BG. This message indicates that the preceding patches conflict with another patch in the patch repository of vCenter Update Manager. (This message does not indicate a conflict with other patches installed on the host.)

Solution

To resolve this issue ignore the conflicting status and proceed with the staging and remediation process.

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