Updating esx 3i
The problem is caused by a beta release product expiration that was mistakenly left enabled for the release build.
New installations of build number 110271 of ESX Server 3i version 3.5 Update 2 Embedded will not experience this issue. ESX Server 3i version 3.5 Update 2 Embedded | | Build 110271 VMware Infrastructure Management Installer | | Build 104263 (English Only Build) Virtual Center 2.5 Server Update 2 | | Build 104215 Virtual Infrastructure Client | | Build 104215 VMware Infrastructure Management Installer | | Build 104265 Virtual Center Server 2.5 Update 2 | 25 July 2008 | Build 104217 Virtual Infrastructure Client | 25 July 2008 | Build 104249 See Selecting the Appropriate VMware Infrastructure Management Installer Build for information.
You can get the client from another ESXi 4.1 Host or go to the VMware Website and get it from the Download Trial Software area.
These release notes continue to use the previous convention to match the product interfaces and documentation. Note: Only fixes relating to the beta release product expiration problem described above have been made in build 110271.
No other changes are included in this build compared to previous builds of Update 2.
Last Document Update: Check frequently for additions and updates to these release notes.
Note: In many public documents, VMware ESX Server 3.5 is now known as VMware ESX 3.5 and VMware ESX Server 3i version 3.5 as VMware ESXi 3.5.