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Cannot reboot or shut down the ESX host (1033311)

Symptoms

  • Cannot reboot the ESX host
  • Rebooting the ESX host fails and you see the┬ámessage:

    Please standby while Rebooting the System

  • Cannot shut down the host
  • Attempting to shut down the host fails and the server hangs with this message:

    Halting System...

  • This issue occurs when using HP Proliant BL 465c G7/BL685c G7

Resolution

This issue is resolved in ESX 4.1 Update 2.

To download and install ESX 4.1 Update 2, see the VMware Download Center.

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