Solved

VMWare  Error Message

Posted on 2014-10-14
8
369 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-15
Multi-Hypervisor manager is giving the following error message:

A problem occurred while connecting to the vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager services running on vcenter.domain:
The Vcenter server license does not support the Vcenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager.

I thought that this 3rd party software can be added so that VCenter will recognize VMware servers with Hypervisor installed.
0
Comment
Question by:Nellie Epps
  • 4
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 119
ID: 40381003
What version of vCenter Server are you using ?

What ESXi/ESX hosts versions ?
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Uni Kitty earned 250 total points
ID: 40381062
vCenter Multi-Hypervisor is not a 3rd party product and is apparently only available for use if you have vCenter Server Standard edition. If you have Foundation or Essentials it's not available.

See the installation notes for details:
https://www.vmware.com/support/mhm/doc/vcenter-multi-hypervisor-manager-111-release-notes.html

The release notes will list the version  compatibility as well.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nellie Epps
ID: 40382019
Andrew - I am using VCenter 5.5.0 and Esxi host 5.5 and 5.0

Melanie- I was able to install VCenter Multi-Hypervisor plugin without issue.
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 119
ID: 40382098
Okay, so what Licenses do you have ?

vCenter Server Foundation, Standard, Essentials?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nellie Epps
ID: 40382125
I have VCenter Server 5 Essentials
0
 
LVL 119

Assisted Solution

by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 250 total points
ID: 40382146
It's not supported for your vCenter Server license, only vCenter Standard!

as stated in this post http:#a40381062.

Your VMware vSphere license is entry level, you would need to upgrade to vCenter Standard, and ESXi standard on your hosts.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Nellie Epps
ID: 40382156
Okay.  You both are right.  How do I grade this?
0
 
LVL 119
ID: 40382270
Just select "Accept Multiple Solutions" on each Answer that was helpful!
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Suppress Configuration Issues and Warnings Alert displayed in Summary status for ESXi 6.5 after enabling SSH or ESXi Shell.
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
Teach the user how to use vSphere Update Manager to update the VMware Tools and virtual machine hardware version Open vSphere Client: Review manual processes for updating VMware Tools and virtual hardware versions: Create a new baseline group in vSp…
This Micro Tutorial walks you through using a remote console to access a server and install ESXi 5.1. This example is showing remote access and installation using a Dell server. The hypervisor is the very first component of your virtual infrastructu…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question