On Tue, 27 Apr 2021 07:26:56 -0500 Colton Conor firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
c:\Program Files\VMware\VMware OVF Tool>
In EXSI: Line 16: Missing child element 'VirtualHardwareSection'. Ready to completeReview your settings selection before finishing the wizard
Yeah, I don't know what this is, but seems VMWare/ESXI is pretty picky about how "hardware" is defined in an OVF. This is why ovftool is needed in the first place.
Unfortunately, since I have extremely limited experience with VMWare, I have no better response than: Google it.
I followed a Google rabbit hole from  to . It might help, but I have no way of testing it. Please let me know if you get it to work; we could do with updating our docs on this point :)
 https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/2287187-vmware-esxi-error-line-16-mis...  https://jekil.sexy/blog/2015/this-ovf-package-requires-unsupported-hardware....