Workaround: Manually edit the host profile, and remove the PSA and NMP device configuration entries for all local SAS devices.
v Center Server 6.0 Update 2 | 15 MARCH 2016 | ISO Build 3634788 v Center Server Appliance 6.0 Update 2 | 15 MARCH 2016 | ISO Build 3634788 v Center Server 6.0 Update 2 on Windows Build 3634793 v Center Server 6.0 Update 2 on v Center Server Appliance Build 3634794 Check for additions and updates to these release notes.
For instructions about upgrading v Center Server and ESX/ESXi hosts, see the v Sphere Upgrade documentation.
Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 5.1.2 adds support for ESXi 5.1 Update 2 and v Center Server 5.1 Update 2 releases. To determine which processors, storage devices, SAN arrays, and I/O devices are compatible with v Sphere 5.1 Update 2, use the ESXi 5.1 Update 2 information in the VMware Compatibility Guide.Please contact VMware Support if you face issues during a large deployment after changing /Net/DVSLarge Heap Max Size to 128 and logs display either of the following error messages: The ESXi 5.1 host profile storage plugin filters out local SAS device for PSA and NMP device configuration, while ESXi 5.0 contains such device configurations.This results in a missing device when applying the older host profile to a newer host.The copyright statements and licenses applicable to the open source software components distributed in v Sphere 5.1 Update 2 are available at You can also download the source files for any GPL, LGPL, or other similar licenses that require the source code or modifications to source code to be made available for the most recent generally available release of v Sphere.Patch Release ESXi510-Update02 contains the following individual bulletins: ESXi510-201401201-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 esx-base vib ESXi510-201401202-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 tools-light vib ESXi510-201401203-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 net-tg3 vib ESXi510-201401204-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 net-e1000e vib ESXi510-201401205-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 scsi-rste vib ESXi510-201401206-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 scsi-mpt2sas vib ESXi510-201401207-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 sata-ata-piix vib ESXi510-201401208-UG: Updates ESXi 5.1 sata-ahci vib Patch Release ESXi510-Update02 Security-only contains the following individual bulletins: ESXi510-201401101-SG: Updates ESXi 5.1 esx-base vib ESXi510-201401102-SG: Updates ESXi 5.1 tools-light vib ESXi510-201401103-SG: Updates ESXi 5.1 esx-xlibs vib Patch Release ESXi510-Update02 contains the following image profiles: ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-no-tools Patch Release ESXi510-Update02 Security-only contains the following image profiles: ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-standard ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-no-tools For information on patch and update classification, see KB 2014447.