How do I fix this error: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it?

Posted on 2009-04-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
  I installed VI3 and installed the VMWare Studio appliance.  When I got to view it via the VMWare Infrastructure Client I get the following error:

"vmware studio No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it"

  Any idea how to get this working?

Question by:pbenito
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    Make sure that both your client pc and virtual center can ping the esx host by both fqdn and hostname. Also make sure that port 903 is open between your client pc and the esx host in question.


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