VMs of automatic start/stop on power loss

Hello! I know that this has been covered at the front (and I read these threads/documents/etc), but I still have questions. Forgive my ignorance!

So far I have activated it so:


But virtual machines under 'Autostart' is still not auto-start. I then found that HA can be a factor (if it is enabled, you can not auto-start/stop VMs). However, it is currently in a State of N/A:


Each VM has this same State N/A as well (and VM Tools are installed on each of them, if it matters). I have not any clusters or whatever it be listed under the House, so I can't understand where really disable HA:



Looks like you run ESXi 5.0 Update 1, and only in this version there was a bug that made the autostart VM does not...

Upgrade to a later patch the 5.0 (or better to 6.0?) level to solve the problem.

More info is here: vSphere Hypervisor Auto Start Bug fixed - VMware vSphere Blog - Articles from VMware

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