If the embedded postgres database is being used, locate the duplicate key in the postgresql logs: postgresql. You need to get to bash how depends on which version of vCenter Server and run the command: service-control --start --all More details can be found here: The vSphere Web Client takes a while to startup even after the service starts. I don't know if it panicked or what happened. Again, this could point to a storage issue. And this is only occurring for me on one vSphere server whereas we have five others that are behaving fine.
I added these accounts to the local administrators group on vcenter and my problems went away. We ran into the same issue. Artur Krzywdzinski Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. If you don't check out the link below. Problem usually disappears after 15 minutes or so. I would recommend that you look at the log files on the vCenter Appliance to find out the issue first. Look for an error message; this should provide a clue to the problem.
Just make a self post! If there is add these accounts to the local admin group on vCenter. This service is and should be set to Automatic startup. Vmware says its a known issue with 6. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Artur Krzywdzinski and www. All virtual machines seem to be up and running fine, so I want to know beforehand if I need to bring them down for maintenance!!! You need to restart the vmware management services. We found out the problem was with our Oracle account Password has expired.
I did some research on this most problems were around Virtual Center I am not using virtual center this is a standalone install. If I attempt to ssh I can authenticate before I start typing my ssh connection is terminated. Also be sure to run a backup or snapshot as well prior to following the procedure below. This environment was running Site Recovery Manager 5. If you haven't, treat the steps as if you have. If the issue reappears, I restart vCenter.
If you do, remove the vpxd logs so that you can get your space back. Spam Filter: The spam filter can get a bit ahead of itself. So I started looking at the hard drives all my ssd's are good expect my Crucial one. There are likely more elegant workarounds. I basically ran smart status from the esxi console. The remote server returned an error: 503 Server Unavailable.
I'd post the version number but I don't know how to get it without the vSphere console! To resolve the issue you need to start or restart it manually on the vCenter Server , simply go to : 1. Check status of services again 9. The server could not interpret the clients request. There have been times when I've had to restart the Management Agents multiple times before I could finally get the vSphere Client to work. This basically kills the web interface I can't even ssh into the server. Press Shift+G to go to the end of the log file to see the latest error message.
If an error is encountered I would make sure that the dependency services are started and also consult the EventViewer for pointers. A few days ago I was presented with a Site Recovery Manager 5. An Unknow connection error occured. Login to the vSphere Web Client with an account with the administrator role. Symptoms On the webclient, the web page shows the error: 503 Service Unavailable Failed to connect to endpoint. Check vSphere web client service status To restart: service vsphere-client restart To stop and start manually: service vsphere-client stop service vsphere-client start 11. Please and we'll pull it back in.
. After 15 minutes host become available. I had an issue that was like this but then because the vpxd service kept failing it gobbled up all the free space on the drive. For a Windows Server 5. Verify the current state, right click and perform a Start or Restart operation. Before I discovered this however to provide myself a workaround I would simply restart vmware server service and then I could log in no problem and access vm consoles.
We had to do a dnsflush to get them back. © Artur Krzywdzinski and www. If you make a post and then can't find it, it might have been snatched away. Resolution Caution: Before making database modifications, ensure there is a working backup of the database or snapshot. If you get some sort of error when starting the services post back here.