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I have a server with ESXi 4.1.0 installed and I am trying to set up APC PCNS 3 in vMA-4.1.0.0-268837. After the PCNS is installed and I get to the stage to add the host is get:

[vi-admin@****] vifp addserver 172.16.*.*
Error: Connection timed out

I have three other ESXi servers each with a VMa install and all these VMa instances can add all the other ESXi servers except this one that none of them can connect to. I can ping the ESXi from the VMa terminal.

This looks like a problem with ESXi but I don’t know where to start.

Thanks for your help in advanced.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Checkout this article, usually DNS, or lookup failure of the ESXi host.

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2003313
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by:macomsupport
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I had at add the following line at the top of  /etc/resolv.conf

search domain.local

thanks for you help this worked.
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