Your installation of vRealize Appliance WAPI and Distributed Execution Managers cannot proceed when the password for your IaaS service account contains double quotation marks.


You see a message telling you that installation of the vRealize Appliance Distributed Execution Managers (DEMs) and WAPI has failed because of invalid msiexec parameters.


The IaaS service account password uses a double quotation mark character.


  1. Verify that your IaaS service account password does not include double quotation marks as part of the password.
  2. If your password contains double quotation marks, create a new password.
  3. Restart the installation.