Updating the Host Profile from vCenter Server fails with the error: Profile validation failed. Check the profile for errors
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Updating the Host Profile from vCenter Server fails with the error: Profile validation failed. Check the profile for errors

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Article ID: 328891

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Products

VMware VMware vCenter Server VMware vSphere ESXi

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
  • Cannot update the Host Profile from vCenter Server
  • Updating the Host Profile from vCenter Server fails
  • You see an error similar to:

    Profile validation failed. Check the profile for errors.
    Invalid value chosen for activeNics.


Environment

VMware vCenter Server 5.1.x
VMware vCenter Server 5.5.x
VMware vCenter Server 6.0.x
VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5
VMware vCenter Server 5.0.x
VMware vSphere ESXi 5.0
VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1
VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0

Cause

This issue occurs if you change the Host Profile of the Network Policy Configuration NIC ordering, such as change the List of active NICs or List of standby NICs, but the changed NIC names are not include in the pNic list.

Resolution

To work around this issue, check the Physical network adapter in the host and ensure that the updated NIC name is include in the pNic list.


Additional Information

从 vCenter Server 更新主机配置文件失败并显示“配置文件验证失败。请检查配置文件是否存在错误”错误
vCenter Server からホスト プロファイルを更新すると、次のエラーで失敗する:プロファイルの検証に失敗しました。プロファイルを確認して、エラーを修正してください。