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Searching for patches with vCenter Configuration Manager fails with the message: Not Found (2002101)


  • vCenter Configuration Manager patching deployment fails.
  • During patch deployment, vCenter Configuration Manager displays the message: Not Found.


This issue occurs because the patch information within vCenter Configuration Manager is incorrect.

To resolve this issue:
Caution: This SQL script makes direct modifications to the vCenter Configuration Manager database.
  1. Run this SQL statement from within SQL Server Management Studio against the main vCenter Configuration Manager database (VCM, SCM, or ECM).



    WHERE DataVersion >= ''  -- Update 06/11/2008 was

    UPDATE csi_hf_csidl_locations SET LastDate = '1/1/1980'


  2. Open the Patching (Server Adviser) slider in vCenter Configuration Manager.

  3. Navigate to Windows > Bulletins > By Bulletin.

  4. Click Check for Update.

  5. Click Next and Finish to begin the download of the updated patch information.

  6. Reassess and try to redeploy the patches.



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