Login to the query service failed error in vCenter when searching

I've just installed a new vCenter server and connected 5 ESXi hosts to it.  I have migrated a bunch of virtual machines over to this new vCenter and they all seem to be working well.

The issue I am having is when I try and use the vCenter search box (in the upper right side of the screen).  When I type my query (eg a server name) and press enter, I get an error message pop up saying "Login to the query service failed."

Any ideas what is causing this and how I can fix it?  The logs weren't very helpful.

Specs:
vCenter 4U1 on a Windows Server 2003 32bit server, connected to a SQL 2005 SP2 server.
ESXi 4U1 hosts.
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CrunchedAsked:
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CrunchedAuthor Commented:
Link doesn't help, thanks anyway.
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coolsport00Commented:
The guy who posted this: http://kendrickcoleman.com/index.php?/Tech-Blog/problem-solved-vcenter-server-cannot-access-the-health-service.html, also had no luck with the above KB. He seemingly called VMware Support and followed the steps outlined in the URL I just provided. See how that goes.

~coolsport00
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CrunchedAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the link, however we have found a fix.   The issue was not having a DNS entry for the vCenter server.  Our vCenter sits on another domain, and I was connecting via IP address.  If I add a host entry for that server, search works fine.
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CrunchedAuthor Commented:
Not the solution to my problem, but thanks for the effort.
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StaaleNOVCommented:
I have this problem but are running Vsphere 4.1 so the fix in the doesnt work.
http://kendrickcoleman.com/index.php?/Tech-Blog/problem-solved-vcenter-server-cannot-access-the-health-service.html

Anyone else seen this problem on VSphere 4.1?

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stanelieCommented:
I have been experiencing all of the symptoms described in this KB article 1000153 (vcenter-server-search-fails  vcenter-hardware-status-fails  vcenter-service-status-fails) in vCenter 4.1 after tweaking tomcat's memory usage as per this thread :
http://communities.vmware.com/thread/212890?start=0&tstart=0 (adding "--JvmMx=512" to the end of 'ImagePath' of the service in the registry:HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vctomcat).

After removing the tweak, everything went back to normal. I hope this helps someone.
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kbjijoCommented:
Just Add your DNS Entries in the TCP IP properties..it will Start Working...Roji
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