Staging and remediating ESX/ESXi 4.0 or 4.1 patches using Update Manager fails
Attempting to stage or remediate ESX/ESXi 4.0 or 4.1 patches with VMware Update Manager fails
You see the error:
Cannot download VIB files from patch source.
The vmware-vum-server-log4cpp.logfile shows that Update Manager is receiving a Status Code: 404when trying to download the patch binary from the patch portal:
Note: The log location for Windows 2003 is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Update Manager\Logs. The log location for Windows Vista and 2008 is C:\ProgramData\Vmware\Vmware Update Manager\Logs.