Solved

Problems with VI Client on windows 7

Posted on 2010-08-26
4
811 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi i get this message when logging in to my ESX host wth the VI clent on windows 7. I can fix it on xp by removing the MS update 980773 but I can not fix with windows 7 Please help

Error parsing the server "<servername>" "clients.xml" file.

The type initializer for VirtualInfrastructure.Utils.HttpWebRequestProxy' threw an exception.
0
Comment
Question by:locster73
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 33535616
.xml makes me think about IE.  
Try clearing your IE cache and temp files.  Also, try adding your VC and hosts to your trusted sites.

Not sure, just my "from the hip" thoughts.

0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:bgoering
ID: 33535778
Take a look at http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1011329. But I would go ahead and download and install the client 4.1 instead of 4.0 U1

Good Luck
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:simonseztech
ID: 33535866
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
arunexp earned 500 total points
ID: 33538904
this is a know issue in windows 7 and windows 2008 . Either install VSphere Client Update 1
or you can try the following steps

Download the file system.dll. This file is typically located in  %SystemRoot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ directory of a non-Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 machine with .NET v3.5 SP1 installed.
Copy the file to C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\lib.

Note: If the lib directory does not exist, create it.
 
Open VpxClient.exe.config in a text editor. The file is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher.
Add the following three lines to VpxClient.exe.config, just before </configuration>:

<runtime>
<developmentMode developerInstallation="true"/>
</runtime>
 
From Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7 System Properties, click the Advanced tab > Environment Variables.
Create a new System variable called DEVPATH and assign the value:

C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\Lib
0

Featured Post

2017 Webroot Threat Report

MSPs: Get the facts you need to protect your clients.
The 2017 Webroot Threat Report provides a uniquely insightful global view into the analysis and discoveries made by the Webroot® Threat Intelligence Platform to provide insights on key trends and risks as seen by our users.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.
Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security  concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and  even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right  knowledge to how to fight it.
Advanced tutorial on how to run the esxtop command to capture a batch file in csv format in order to export the file and use it for performance analysis. He demonstrates how to download the file using a vSphere web client (or vSphere client) and exp…
In this video tutorial I show you the main steps to install and configure  a VMware ESXi6.0 server. The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. Hope this will be helpful. Verify that your hardware and BIO…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question