troubleshooting Question

VMware esxi 5

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We had a very strange issue on friday, whereby all of the virtual machines on a host, stopped repsonding, we only have 4 hosts and we running HA and DRS.

The machines were all in a hung state when trying to access the console, ie you could see windows running but you couyld not interact with it.

I have exported all the logs from the host but I have no clue where to start looking to see a timeline of events and possibly a reason for the failure.

I was able to put the host in Maintenance mode and HA resstarted the machines on the other 3 hosts, but as far as I can gather the issue HOST wasn't failed enough to produce a faliover, has anyone experienced this type of freeze, hag before?

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