When you are installing the latest updates to the vCloud Director appliance, running the vamicli update --install latest command might fail.

Problem

During the procedure of applying a patch to the vCloud Director appliance, you run the vamicli update --install latest command to apply the latest available patch. The vamicli update --install latest command might fail with Failure: Error while running package installation

Cause

The error occurs when the NFS server is inaccessible.

Solution

  1. Verify that the NFS server mounted at /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer is accessible.
  2. Run again the command to apply the available patch.
    vamicli update --install latest