Not being able to connect to your ESX(i)server using vSphere Client? if the error looks anything like this:””vSpere Client could not connect to “ip”. An unknown connection error has occured.(The request fialed because of a connection failure.(unable to connect to the remote server)
You might be able to sove this without having to restart or reboot the node or any of its VMs running on it by executing the following steps:
- Use putty to connect to your esx host using ssh and login with the servers root credentials
- Execute the following command :
- Wait untill it finishsed restarting all the services.
- Login to the ESX host unsing vsphere.. PROFIT!