vCenter 6.0u3h – client integration plugin installation failed

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Hello,

 

after upgrade of vCenter from 6.0u3d to 6.0u3h (Windows 2012 R2 server), the old client integration plugin no longer works. So I downloaded a new installation file from the web client authentication page, but the installation fails with error:

 

There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.

 

The installer is now divided into two components, run in a sequence: an actual client integration plugin installer (which seems to be installed successfully) and VMware Plug-in Service installer (producing the error). I found a similar problem description regarding an older version of the client ( VMware Client Integration Plugin 6.0 install failed – solution  ), but the workarounds mentioned there did’n help in my case.

 

Without the integration plugin I am not able to transfer files from and to NFS shares, so it’s quite urgent.

 

Thanks in advance,

David

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