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adding a host to vSphere 5.1 error timed waiting for vpxa to start

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Hi,
I have configured a SSO server with vsphere, added a data-center but when attempting to add a host I keep getting the vpxa start timeout.
I found a VMware BK with the resolution is to change the buffer from 128 to 256 in the vpxa.conf file, this did not resolve the issue, any help would be appreciated.

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Atorex
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Is the ESXi host version 5.1  and not 5.5.
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its 5.5, was wondering if that is the issue!!!
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Yes, you cannot add 5.5 to vCenter 5.1.

You must have vCenter 5.5.

Your version of vCenter must always be higher than the host version.

Upgrade to vCenter 5.5.
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Thanks for the info
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No problems...
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