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CISCO UCS 460 M2 ESXI 6.7

Hi everyone!

 

I recently discovered that we have a CISCO UCS 460 M2 server, unused.

 

So I decided to install ESXI 6.7 on it and use for a VM.

 

The problem is that after installing, the ESXI take up too 2 hours to boot.

 

Is this a server problem or an ESXI?

 

Does anyone have this problem too? Can it be solved? If yes, how?

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Re: CISCO UCS 460 M2 ESXI 6.7

Greetings.

As that is an older server, it was only tested up through ESXi 6.0.  ESXi 6.7 is not officially supported.

I would check the status of the raid controller and BBU (if it has one) as write-back caching will definitely help local disk I/O speeds.

 

I would make sure it has the latest available HUU/firmware applied, and then make sure you update your storage/network drivers, although I suspect 6.7 will probably have the latest drivers already present as the hardware was EOS/EOL well before 6.7 was release.

 

Kirk...

 

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