Connection Error

Posted on 2012-09-18
Last Modified: 2012-09-24
Using EXSi 4.1 , vShpere client, trying to log into the vSphere client

getting the following error

A connection failure occurred (Unable to connect to the remote server)

If i reboot the server that vShpere Client is running on this problem goes away. Obviously this is not a solution
Question by:mikesiegel
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    when the issue occurs, can you ping the server?

    have you updated to the latest ESXi 4.1?

    Author Comment

    Yes i can ping it

    No i have not updated and have no idea how to do this
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    how often does it occur?

    and the next time it occurs, login to server console, and select Network Management Agents.

    also check if you can reach web pages at http:// ip address of host server

    also telnet to ports 443, 22 if enabled of server

    do you lose access to VMs?

    what build of ESXi 4.1?

    Accepted Solution

    Issue is a virus.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    Virus on the ESXi server? or Virus on the client which has the vSphere Client installed?

    Author Closing Comment

    The issue is that the server has a virus

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