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not able to access vm console from vcenter

Dear Experts:

installed vmware vsphere 5.0 and configured ESXi host also installed vcenter appliance everything is working fine in the LAN iam able to login to Vcenter server and access all the VM and work on the guest of every VM but when i login to Vcenter server from the internet and click on the VM iam not able to access the guest iam getting the error message, attahced for your reference, firewall (fortegate 110c) is open with all the ports for this static IP.
Please help me to resolve this.
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D_wathi
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
This is usually caused by a DNS resolution issue.

Ensure you can resolve the hostname of the ESX server and Virtual Machine Host name.
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Gerald26Commented:
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Sir, thanks for the reply. one of the VM is working as local name server for the resolving , now added A and PTR for the ESXi host VM name server and pointed the ESXi DNS to this VM now ping for the gateway , dns and host name resolve all are okay still from the internet same problem MKS failed, please help.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You may need to Remote the VM from Inventory, and Re-Add to Inventory.
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Sir, should i disjoin the VM from the inventory and add it again from the remote. please suggest.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes. Only remove from inventory, not delete from disks.
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Thanks sir, i got it remove from the inventory so that it will be in the datastore and then again add it to the inventory. will do this and update.
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Sir, removed and added again to the inventory from the remote (internet) still the same error not able to access the VMconsole. Please help.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I think you will need to explain, how you are logging in from the Internet onto you LAN?

Is there a firewall present, and Are all the ports open for communcation?

Check the ports that need to be open here

443, 80, 902 and 903 TCP

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1012382

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