Azure Stack TP2 Deployment Issue step 0.20

Last week i finally got my first Azure Stack TP2 deployment completed after weeks of error’s as a blogged before.  After that i needed to redeploy several times and ran into different issue’s every time.

This time it stopped at step 0.20. After retrying the deployment with:

Invoke-EceAction -RolePath Cloud -ActionType Deployment -Start 0.20 -Verbose

It stopped at the same error. See below for te error message.

2016-11-08 20:45:06 Verbose  VMs to create: MAS-BGPNAT01
2016-11-08 20:45:06 Verbose  Updating management nodes for HyperConverged deployment.
2016-11-08 20:45:12 Verbose  Skipping deployment of the VM named 'MAS-BGPNAT01'. It is accessible via remote Powershell.
2016-11-08 20:45:12 Verbose  Waiting for the following VMs to be remotely accessible: MAS-BGPNAT01.
2016-11-08 20:45:13 Verbose  The VM 'MAS-BGPNAT01' has successfully started.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 Error    Task: Invocation of interface 'Deployment' of role 'Cloud\Fabric\VirtualMachines' failed:
Function 'Add-GuestVMs' in module 'Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psd1' raised an exception:
The WS-Management service cannot process the request because the XML is invalid.
at Wait-VMPSConnection, C:\CloudDeployment\Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psm1: line 1683
at Add-GuestVMs, C:\CloudDeployment\Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psm1: line 265
at <ScriptBlock>, <No file>: line 18
2016-11-08 20:45:15 Verbose  Step: Status of step '(NET) Deploy BGP VM' is 'Error'.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 Error    Action: Invocation of step 0.20 failed. Stopping invocation of action plan.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 Verbose  Action: Status of 'Deployment-Phase0-DeployBareMetalAndBGPAndNAT' is 'Error'.

The MAS-BGPNAT01 VM was accessible and i didn’t notice any errors in relation to the error above in the eventlogs. After a reboot of the MAS-BGPNAT01 VM I started the deployment from step 1, without the -start parameter:

Invoke-EceAction -RolePath Cloud -ActionType Deployment -Verbose

And it got past step 0.20! I think this also has to something to do with time settings because I see lots of time differences every time on my vm’s and host during deployment. I’m not saying this is really a TP2 issue rather then an issue with my host or something else, but I am just spreading the info on the internet so people can try it and maybe get past the steps they can’t get past.

Good luck!
Pascal Slijkerman

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