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After upgrading to vSphere 5.1, vShield Endpoint stops functioning (2031655)

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  • After performing an upgrade to vSphere 5.1, the vShield Data Security vApp is in an Orphaned state
  • The User Interface shows vShield Endpoint in an uninstalled state
  • The User Interface shows as Not applicable until vShield Endpoint is installed


This is a known issue. 
To work around this issue, uninstall vShield Endpoint before upgrading the host.  If a forced migration has already been performed, you need to uninstall vShield Endpoint and then reinstall it.

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