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 Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? the 2 sites are connected using a dedicated 50MB connection and a VPN tunnel. I also wrote a small script to detect this type of an inconsistency and you can execute this script locally on each ESX host or store it on shared storage and check my blog
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 Incapsula incident ID: 474000060028374278-73913226099294312 Request unsuccessful. Duncan says 27 October, 2008 at 21:46 Are the templates gone? Al's solution worked for me.
Any help would be greatly appreciated…. After a couple of nights sleep I found it: /etc/opt/vmware/vpxa/vpxa.cfg contained the old ip-address in the field "hostIp". I have defnitelty been able to clone the vCenter machine when connected through it before. John P.
If you Remove, you lose all VM history, permissions, etc. i put the 2 hosts that i change the IP Address on in Maintenance mode and removed them from the VCenter and then added them back in and the DB as a backup of VM servers using Backup Exec suggests the vmdk file of vCenter is corrupt in some way although the vCenter server appears to function normally i,e starts up ok, Failed To Clone State For The Entity On Extension Vservice Manager Unfortunately, everything is not Sunny in Philadelphia … if you perform this operation while it's still connected to vCenter, for some unknown reason, vpxa will not push the new updates to
If any knows a better solution to the problem, because wiping out the VirtualCenter database isn't my favorite solution, let me know! Cannot Connect To Host Vmware It either does not exist, the server software is not responding, or there is a network problem." I can ping the host just fine it resolves forward and reverse. Greet Luuk sst says 5 May, 2009 at 15:34 Cudos to post 5 and 36… To preserve performance data, this method is preferred: Stopping the Virtual Center Service Editing the Virtual 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
Moving hosts out of cluster are not ideal when you have 10+ vms running. Disconnected From Host. Reason Cannot Verify The Ssl Thumbprint Duncan Epping says 19 September, 2008 at 09:35 Your best bet would be the following: go to the console to see if the file /etc/opt/vmware/vpxa/vpxa.cfg is still there, remove it if It either does not exist, the server software is not responding, or there is a network problem." Any idea to help me ? I think I need to use root for that but at the moment I have no idea what the password might be ! 0 Ghost Chili OP
Connect with top rated Experts 15 Experts available now in Live! Richard Marsh says 15 September, 2008 at 19:52 romeo, thanks very much, this helped me immensely…..appreciate your post. Relocate Virtual Machine Cannot Connect To Host Share it:TweetPocket Related Filed Under: ServerComments Remco says 24 January, 2008 at 15:33 Dus toch de database….hmmm gebeurt iets te vaak de laatste tijd. Vcenter Cannot Contact The Specified Host chell says 27 October, 2008 at 18:19 After I have done the steps mentioned from above I did have the correct IP.
How do I recover the templates? click site Start vmware-vpxaHTH. I tried to put my esx in maint.mode, disconnect and remove, but now I can't add the host. wiping the virtual center was not possible. Cannot Synchronize Host Authenticity Of The Host's Ssl Certificate Is Not Verified
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. We finally took a look at /etc/opt/vmware/vpxa/vpxa.cfg and greped out hostIp which contains the Service Console IP Address and long and behold, it was set to the old Service Console IP I added both hosts to the cluster again and every thing seemed to work again… until I decided to rollout a template. news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We
These are some of experiences plus our spending a lo… Active Directory OS Security Windows OS IT Administration How to create and use VMs TAGs in VMware vCenter - TAGs Part Vmware Host Disconnected From Vcenter I changed the IP address on the Service Console during our vmware vSphere upgrade and sure enough the VCDB never reflected the change. Tried the disconnect and reconnect method, this worked 🙂 HOWEVER, my cluster is a EVC enabled cluster and i could not add the host back into the cluster untill i power
For info I am running VMWare vCenter Server Version 4.1.0 and connecting with vSphere Client Version 4.1.0 Thanks Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: Relocating vCenter Server Appliance VSphere 5.0 unable to migrate, Join Now For immediate help use Live now! 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 More about the author I put the oldconfiguration file, but have still the same issue, can add my esx to the cluster.
The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. C0lP4nic says 18 August, 2008 at 10:48 Similar issue here - no cloning allowed since changing the IP address of the service console (done everything with the vmware kb guide). Visualize the interdependencies between application components better with Applications Manager's automated application discovery and dependency mapping feature. All is well.
eSPee says 20 May, 2008 at 16:58 v4nilla's steps resolved my issue.. Go to Solution 15 14 2 Participants mattolan(15 comments) LVL 2 Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)(14 comments) LVL 117 VMware109 Virtualization69 IT Administration8 29 Comments LVL 117 Overall: Re: Attempting to Clone VM results in "Failed to connect to host" lamw Aug 17, 2009 4:12 PM (in response to radman) I've recently seen this exact issue as well, the I have finally found out the root password and connected directly to the ESXI host and now the clone option is not visible / available.
Al says 31 March, 2008 at 18:53 If you check the file has has a different IP, I did the following to correct: 1. but this depends on the version of esx your using, old (3.0.1) versions had the bad habbit of restarting the vm when the vmware-vpxa was restarted. "service vmware-mgmt restart" should do First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. If you execute the following SQL query on a specific host, you'll notice the Service Console IP Address is set to an older addresss: select DNS_NAME, IP_ADDRESS from VPX_HOST where DNS_NAME
very odd. 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. Re: Attempting to Clone VM results in "Failed to connect to host" BenConrad Aug 17, 2009 2:08 PM (in response to radman) Alternatively (This way you don't lose historical data)1 Stop It took over 10 minutes before the error "failed to connect to host" appeared. check your bandwidth, connectivity, DNS names, IP addresses between servers.
Recommended Read! I am trying to clone it to the other host and a different data store but I receive the error message "Cannot Clone - Error caused by file [DataStore] VMServer.vmdk" . Dolly says 24 November, 2008 at 19:24 Thanks Eric that helped stoz says 11 February, 2009 at 22:08 guys and girls, server one has ip from server to and vice versa Exit maintenance mode 5.
Walter says 21 August, 2008 at 21:19 The best way to fix it is remove the esx from the cluster. to get a better idea of the copy operation failure, you could check the vcenter logs on the vcenter server and esx server. 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Message