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vSphere 5.0 U1a was just released, vDS/SvMotion bug fixed!

Many of you who hit the SvMotion / VDS / HA problem requested the hot patch that was available for it. Now that Update 1a has been released with a permanent fix how do you go about installing it? This is the recommended procedure:

  1. Backup your vCenter Database
  2. Uninstall the vCenter hot-patch
  3. Install the new version by pointing it to the database

The reason for this is that the hot-patch increased the build number, and this could possibly conflict with later versions.

And for those who have been waiting on it, the vCenter Appliance has also been update to Update 1 and now includes a vPostgress database by default instead of DB2!

Duncan @ yellow-bricks.com

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