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VMware Vcentre keeps restarting

Vcentre Server keeps restarting. Before I log a call with support, has anyone seen this before and resolved it?:

Here is an error log from Server logs:

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Application Error
Date:          14/09/2010 18:24:24
Event ID:      1000
Task Category: (100)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      
Description:
Faulting application name: vpxd.exe, version: 4.1.0.12319, time stamp: 0x4becb0fc
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7600.16559, time stamp: 0x4ba9b802
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00000000000392a3
Faulting process id: 0x2074
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb542cb08345fa
Faulting application path: D:\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\vpxd.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
Report Id: eaff86d1-c024-11df-973a-005056b40968
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Application Error" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>100</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-09-14T17:24:24.000000000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>2064</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>BADRD-VMGT02-VP.sgcad.local</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>vpxd.exe</Data>
    <Data>4.1.0.12319</Data>
    <Data>4becb0fc</Data>
    <Data>ntdll.dll</Data>
    <Data>6.1.7600.16559</Data>
    <Data>4ba9b802</Data>
    <Data>c0000005</Data>
    <Data>00000000000392a3</Data>
    <Data>2074</Data>
    <Data>01cb542cb08345fa</Data>
    <Data>D:\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Server\vpxd.exe</Data>
    <Data>C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll</Data>
    <Data>eaff86d1-c024-11df-973a-005056b40968</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>
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ColinMoulder
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bgoeringCommented:
Take a look at http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1016837 and see if that helps - if not post the last few lines from the vpxd.log

Good Luck
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ColinMoulderAuthor Commented:
Thanks for this. Very useful. The problem is, I cannot find the vpxd.log on the server.
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bgoeringCommented:
On my 2008 R2 server they are in C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs

I think more generally they are in %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs

Note that ProgramData is a hidden folder

Good Luck
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ColinMoulderAuthor Commented:
ok, found the logs, with an appended number.

I searched for the error in the vmware paper stated above, did not find that particular error.
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BijuMenonCommented:
Try disabling any of the plugins in vCenter and see how it goes.
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bgoeringCommented:
Many of the vCenter abend/restart problems have to do with the database. Are you using the SQL Express database? If so is it possible that it has grown part the 4GB limit?

Check your database for any errors.
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ColinMoulderAuthor Commented:
The issue is resolved
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ddorn1Application Administrator IIICommented:
What was the issue and how was it resolved?
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electrikdudeCommented:
Hello,

Can you please suggest what changes you made to make it work?

I have the similar problem and i am not able to resolve it.
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