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VCFonVxRail Bundle download Fails for VxRail bundles for version 4.7.541, 4.7.542 ,7.0.320 , 7.0.371

In this blog post we will talk about the VxRail bundle download fails from the SDDC GUI in online mode. When you try to download the mention vxrail bundles from SDDC GUI Depot ( Dell ) it will fail with below error.



From the /var/log/vmware/vcf/lcm/lcm-debug.log u will see an


2022-05-14T10:03:38.236+0000 DEBUG [f4760fcf9d9af26e,944d,bundleId=VXRAIL7-0-731-27403414DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip] [c.v.e.s.l.b.d.depot.DepotDownloader,pool-6-thread-5] Got response: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

2022-05-14T10:03:38.237+0000 ERROR [f4760fcf9d9af26e,944d,bundleId=VXRAIL7-0-731-27403414DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip] [c.v.e.s.l.b.d.depot.DepotDownloader,pool-6-thread-5] Error initiating download, got response: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

2022-05-14T10:03:38.238+0000 ERROR [f4760fcf9d9af26e,944d,bundleId=VXRAIL7-0-731-27403414DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip] [c.v.e.s.l.b.d.d.DepotBundleDownloadServiceImpl,pool-6-thread-5] Got Http error[404] while downloading bundle [https://download.emc.com/downloads/DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip]

2022-05-14T10:03:38.246+0000 ERROR [f4760fcf9d9af26e,944d] [c.v.e.s.l.s.i.BundleDownloadExceptionHandlerImpl,pool-6-thread-5] Bundle download failed

com.vmware.evo.sddc.lcm.model.depot.exception.BundleNotFoundException: Error downloading bundle [https://download.emc.com/downloads/DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip] from download.emc.com:null


This has caused because of the Url of VxRail mention version broken.


Fix :

1. Download the VxRail bundle from dell support website using below URL on a system that has internet access.

https://download.emc.com/downloads/DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip


2. Copy the bundle VXRAIL_COMPOSITE-7.0.371-27538721_for_7.0.x.zip to SDDC Manager via

scp to /home/vcf/


3. Login to SDDC Manager via SSH and switch to root user.


4. Move the bundle file from /home/vcf to /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local/bundles


[/home/vcf ]#mv /home/vcf/VXRAIL_COMPOSITE-7.0.371-27538721_for_7.0.x.zip /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local/bundles/


5. Rename the bundle and set file permissions.

cd /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local/bundles/


mv VXRAIL_COMPOSITE-7.0.371-27538721_for_7.0.x.zip DLD1227_VxRail-7.0.731

-Composite-Upgrade-Package-for-7.0.x.zip


chown vcf_lcm:vcf -R /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local/bundles/


chmod -R 0777 /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local/bundles/


6. Run below API to upload the Vxrail bundle.


[ /nfs/vmware/vcf/nfs-mount/bundle/depot/local ]# curl -X

PUT http://localhost/lcm/bundle/upload/partnerBundle/VXRAIL7.0.371-27538721DLD2323_VxRail-7.0.371-Composite-Upgrade-Slim-Package-for-7.0.x.zip -H"Content-Type: application/json"



7. Wait for sometime for upload to complete.

8. Verify that bundle download is complete from Bundles page on SDDC Manager UI.







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