VMware ESXi 4.1 error in vCenter

Posted on 2011-10-24
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
When accessing an ESXi host through vCenter, I amgetting this error:

Cannot syunchronze host A general error occurred: Invalid response code:503 Service unavailable

 The ESXi error
Question by:ChristianTiller
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    That looks like a vSphere Web Access error code?

    Have you tried restarting network management agents on the host ESXi server from the DCUI?
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    How is the performance on the ESXi host?
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    Console into the ESXi Host and run:

    service mgmt-vmware restart

    service vmware-vpxa restart

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    that's for ESX, not ESXi. restart for ESXi!

    (Usage: {start|stop|restart} )

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