Not sure what happened with the OpenVPN tunnel but I went into Untangle Firewall (UTM box with OpenVPN) and made a few bypass rule changes. J says 1 July, 2008 at 14:49 We experienced similar, however, simply Disconnecting (not Removing), and then Connecting was sufficient. When I connected via IP address, I was doing this in my troubleshooting, the host would quickly change from the host IP to the IP address of my primary site's gateway. You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. check over here
How do I recover the templates? Restarting the Virtual Center Service. I have finally found out the root password and connected directly to the ESXI host and now the clone option is not visible / available. chell says 27 October, 2008 at 18:19 After I have done the steps mentioned from above I did have the correct IP.
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each time I try to "remove" the host from the list that is not in the cluster it shuts down my virtual center service, when I try and reconnect the one About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up This updated the VC tables and vpxa configuration on the host. Note: My error was "Failed to connect to Host", occured when I tried to clone a VM.
the problem was with the firewall, the guy who manage the firewall do some modification after the first installation I think, and when i want to re add the esx, i We did not want to lose performance data from our vCenter, so we tried various things to see if we could resolve the issue without having to remove the host from I am having trouble taking a clone of the VCENTER VM machine. Deploy Template Cannot Connect To Host djmrmagic says 30 October, 2009 at 18:37 Tried stopping the vxpa service modifying file and restarting it, didnt work.
it WILL revert back. Cheers! 😉 BigRollTide says 4 March, 2008 at 15:55 I ave found this to work too: Stop the VMware VirtualCenter Server service Edit the /etc/opt/vmware/vpxa/vpxa.cfg Run this script on the database: very odd. 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. If you Remove, you lose all VM history, permissions, etc.
What I did was the following: - assured the DNS stuff was setup correctly - removed the host fom the vc server - removed the vpxa.cfg on the host (acctually renamed Failed To Clone State For The Entity On Extension Vservice Manager Recommended Read! Cloning even fails within a host that was managing the VM you're trying to clone from/to whether it was on local VMFS storage or on FC SAN VMFS or NFS datastore!After Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community »
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Comments are closed. **Sign up for #vBrownBag Live!** Sign up for the US #vBrownBag Sign up for the EMEA #vBrownBag Sign up for the APAC #vBrownBag Sign up for the LATAM Any help is appreciated. Relocate Virtual Machine Cannot Connect To Host samehere says 10 November, 2008 at 20:47 somewhat of same issue…support had me remove one host from cluster re-add now I can't get to it or another that is in cluster. Cannot Connect To Host Vmware If so, just browse the data store, go to the template folder and click "import" om the vmxt file… John says 29 October, 2008 at 02:41 I'm having the same issue
I went back and changed the VPXA.cfg files and voila! Re: Attempting to Clone VM results in "Failed to connect to host" ferreepa May 25, 2010 6:22 AM (in response to radman) This post was very helpful. rich Stephane says 18 September, 2008 at 16:31 Hi, I have the same issue. this content Weird thing is that creating, removing and starting VM's worked fine.
Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. Disconnected From Host. Reason Cannot Verify The Ssl Thumbprint Br4zilNutz says 2 August, 2008 at 08:44 BigRollTide fix is the way to go. After verifying this was all good, I tried to reconfigure the host for VMware HA (to update the FT_HOSTS file, etc).
Some more digging and EVERY ESXi client that was connecting via site-to-site VPN tunnel was listing the primary site gateway as it's host address.
Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2. You could argue that you should remove the host from vCenter, but if you put it in Maintenance mode, nothing is vMotioning to it and plus you won't lose any performance/statistical So I checked if I was able to clone via vmkfstools from the service console, this also worked. Vmware Host Disconnected From Vcenter Creating your account only takes a few minutes.
Removed the ESX host from Virtual Center. 2. Other VM machines on there all clone without a problem. I don't think this is such an unheard of operation and can be done within a cluster so long as you take proper steps such as putting the host into Maintenance have a peek at these guys This is something I have done before without issues, any ideas what might be causing it? I have also tried cloning to the same host and datastore with the same problem.
I am running 3.5i on host and 2.5 Virt. I just know the above worked for me. When you restart this service would it affect the vm clients running on the ESX server? I followed your instructions and opened the vpxa.old file.
There was not much time left and I suspected the VirtualCenter database so I wiped it out with "vpxd.exe -b". (Run this command on the VMware VirtualCenter server!) I created the Hope this helps tadda says 3 July, 2008 at 17:38 BigRollTide… thank you. thanks 🙂 Duncan says 18 September, 2008 at 18:23 Can you ping your server on name and ip? Not that I have this issue, or ever even seen it…..