Unable to import OVA appliance Gateway 9.3 to VMWare

Document ID : KB000117369
Last Modified Date : 11/10/2018
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OVA file provided by CA cannot be installed and error encountered (Cannot install from compressed file). Could be vmWare version and uploading the screenshot with the details.
The OVA filename: gateway-9.3.00-7814-vmware-centos-x86_64.ova
VMWare ESXi 6.5.7967591
Problem with vsphere not able to import compresses ova file
It is also mentioned in the vmware 6.5 release notes that OVF with compressed disks could fail to import – Third party bug with VSphere
Two options:
  1. The workaround is to convert the OVF image with the VMWare open virtualization format tools: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=OVFTOOL400&productId=353
Command example:
"C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware OVF Tool"\ovftool D:gateway-9.3.00-7814-vmware-centos-x86_64.ova D:\ConvertOVA\gateway-9.3.00-7814-vmware-centos-x86_64.vmx
  1. Upgrade your vSphere to 6.5U1b
 Recommendation from CA support is to upgrade vSphere that supports compressed OVA format