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VMware VCSA 7 , 6.5, 6.7 Vcenter Appliance installation problem (Failed to start Services. Firstboot Error.)

The installation successfully completes stage 1, but not complete 2nd stage.
if we retry we will get same error

 Failed to start Services. Firstboot error and vpxd service will not start

Solution

We should have forward and reverse entries in domain controller.

This issue always comes if we are using static IP configuration or wrong domain entries.

Add this entry in vcsa’s hosts file and you are go to go.once the configuration complete you can later add the vcsa in domain without any problems

Once stage 1 completes
Open a console to the appliance, enable SSH
On the appliance, echo ":: 1 localhost.localdom localhost">> /etc /hosts

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