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Unable to logon to NFC Server

Posted on 2014-10-23
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Hey guys,

We are running vmware esx 4.1, and i am implementing Veeam for backups. To test access, they had me download a VMX from the datastore and it failed with a "Unable to logon to NFC Server" error message.

Can you tell me whats wrong here?
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Question by:Cobra25
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Check, you can resolve the FQDN, hostname, and IP Address of the Host Server.

how are you connecting by IP, Hostname of FQDN ?

Turn off your firewall.
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im in vsphere client, opening up the datastore, and trying to download the vmx of a vm, and its throwing that message.
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Yes, I know, we've seen the error message.

How are you connecting to the ESXi Server?

what are you entering IP Address, FQDN, Hostname ?
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I am not connecting to the ESXi Server directly, i am going through vCenter.
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what are you entering IP Address, FQDN, Hostname ?

Did you check your firewall, on your PC, and disable it.

Have you tried from another PC?

Have you tried the Web Client ?
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so on my veeam server, i am opening up the vsphere client and browsing to the datastore.

I will try with the firewall disabled..
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check also you can ping and resolve the ESXi server via IP Address and FQDN (hostname)
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