VCSA 6.0 Firstboot Installation Error – Error Status UNKNOWN: boost::filesystem::file_size: The request is not supported:

If you are getting the two error below when trying to Install VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 follow the steps below:

Error number 1:

10:14:18] [INFO] Process with ID: 8088-jT99-8gEX-Xsia has terminated , notifying owner

10:14:18] [ERRO] Request 237 - [fileTransfer: 8088-jT99-8gEX-Xsia].vmGetSupportBundle: Error Status UNKNOWN: boost::filesystem::file_size: The request is not supported:

Error Number 2:

is not valid.\", \n \"translatable\": \"The supplied System Name %(0)s is not valid.\"\n

Fix:

To fix this Issue, Delete the failed VCSA VM and start a new one.

In the Network setting screen, Set the System Name to be the same as the Network Address as seen below.

Start Installation again and done.

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