vCenter 5 upgrade leaves convertor red in health for service status

I ran into an issue where an upgrade to vCenter 5 left some trails of convertor behind… very annoying as i want it to be all green!!
here is the fix

Click me

get ldp, you don’t have to if you are server 2008 r2
run click cmd run as admin
ldp.exe

connection -> connect to your vc
connection -> bind

view -> tree
leave base dn blank
double click dc=virtualcenter,DC=vmware,DC=int
double click on OU=Health,DC=virtualcenter,DC=vmware,DC=int
double click on
OU=ComponentSpecs,OU=Health,DC=virtualcenter,DC=vmware,DC=int
double click on random string below it
(CN=GUID,OU=ComponentSpecs,OU=Health,
DC=virtualcenter,DC=vmware,DC=int)

right click
(CN=com.vmware.converter,CN=ED9D182F-7F51-42FF-B546-ADB0F518351,OU=ComponentSpecs,OU=Health,
DC=virtualcenter,DC=vmware,DC=int)

and choose delete

restart vc, log back in, and go click refresh!

welcome back all green!!

Alan

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