VCSA 6.5 Image Builder – Error loading schema XML data

When exporting an Image Profile from within the Image Builder GUI available in VCSA 6.5, you may come across a fairly obscure error like:

Error loading schema XML data: Error reading file \’/usr/lib/vmware-imagebuilder/etc/schemas/vib20-extensibility.rng\’: failed to load external entity “/usr/lib/vmware-imagebuilder/etc/schemas/vib20-extensibility.rng

This will occur when you are attempting to export an Image Profile has an acceptance level of CommunitySupported.

In order to get around this, ensure that you tick the “Skip acceptance level checking” tick box:


  1. June 13, 2018 / 10:26 pm

    Good post. I’m experiencing some of these issues as well..

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