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VMware Vcenter SQL listening port change

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Hey Experts,
So we had a SQL server change.  The port on our SQL server was set to dynamic previously.  It was changed to a static 1433.  Since changing it Vcenter will no longer start which I am assuming it is because it is looking for the old dynamic port.....
Not realizing the effect this would have i did not write down the dynamic port number.  I cannot seem to find anywhere where i can change this port number in Vcenter.  

Any one know if it is possible to correct?
This is Server 2008R2 running Vcenter 5.1
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by:tsukraw
ID: 38829586
This is from vpxd-XX log file, maybe it will hint at what is wrong?

2013-01-28T18:12:09.412-08:00 [04068 error 'vpxdvpxdMain'] [Vpxd::ServerApp::Init] Init failed: Unexpected exception
--> Backtrace:
--> backtrace[00] rip 000000018018a8ca
--> backtrace[01] rip 0000000180102f28
--> backtrace[02] rip 000000018010423e
--> backtrace[03] rip 000000018008e00b
--> backtrace[04] rip 00000000004c4971
--> backtrace[05] rip 0000000000461298
--> backtrace[06] rip 00000000004616c9
--> backtrace[07] rip 00000000003d0fae
--> backtrace[08] rip 00000001407fe248
--> backtrace[09] rip 000000013f6efd68
--> backtrace[10] rip 000000013f6efe5a
--> backtrace[11] rip 000000013f6eff69
--> backtrace[12] rip 000000013f6f02f9
--> backtrace[13] rip 000000013fa34b43
--> backtrace[14] rip 00000001401de6f9
--> backtrace[15] rip 00000001401d859c
--> backtrace[16] rip 00000001403fa78b
--> backtrace[17] rip 000007fefd96a82d
--> backtrace[18] rip 000000007732652d
--> backtrace[19] rip 000000007755c521
-->
2013-01-28T18:12:09.620-08:00 [04068 warning 'VpxProfiler'] ServerApp::Init [TotalTime] took 5694 ms
2013-01-28T18:12:09.689-08:00 [04068 error 'Default'] Failed to intialize VMware VirtualCenter. Shutting down...
2013-01-28T18:12:09.758-08:00 [04068 info 'vpxdvpxdSupportManager'] Wrote uptime information
2013-01-28T18:12:16.621-08:00 [01584 warning 'VpxProfiler' opID=SWI-fb45941e] VpxUtil_InvokeWithOpId [TotalTime] took 12012 ms
2013-01-28T18:12:29.933-08:00 [01584 warning 'VpxProfiler' opID=SWI-9d0ee67c] VpxUtil_InvokeWithOpId [TotalTime] took 12012 ms
2013-01-28T18:12:43.244-08:00 [01584 warning 'VpxProfiler' opID=SWI-80bab810] VpxUtil_InvokeWithOpId [TotalTime] took 12012 ms
2013-01-28T18:12:56.555-08:00 [01584 warning 'VpxProfiler' opID=SWI-d34261c6] VpxUtil_InvokeWithOpId [TotalTime] took 12012 ms
2013-01-28T18:13:09.867-08:00 [01584 warning 'VpxProfiler' opID=SWI-50cdc31] VpxUtil_InvokeWithOpId [TotalTime] took 12012 ms
2013-01-28T18:13:10.213-08:00 [04068 info 'Default'] Forcing shutdown of VMware VirtualCenter now
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tsukraw earned 0 total points
ID: 38829598
Turned out to be SSO causing it.  Found VMware articular saying what to do.
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033516
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by:tsukraw
ID: 38829599
Found solution.
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