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Unable to run esxupdate update command after removing a bulletin that has hostd VIB (1016402)

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This issue is resolved in ESX 4.0 Update 2. For prior releases, see the following task.
To reinstall the hostd RPM if you have already removed the hostd RPM:
  1. Run the esxupdate -m metadata -b <bulletin_that_contains_hostd_RPM> stage command in the ESX server using SSH.
  2. Change the directory to the extracted cache directory by running the following command:
    cd <rpm extracted cache dir> (/var/cache/esxupdate/rpm_vmware-hostd-esx_xxx/)
  3. Install hostd.rpm by running the following RPM command:
    rpm -Uvh <vmware-hostd-esx-xxx.rpm>
  4. Reinstall the bulletin by running the following command:
    esxupdate -m metadata -b <bulletin name> update

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