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VMware Upload File Problem

Posted on 2014-11-17
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Hello Experts,

Can someone let me know how to fix the error seen below each time I try to upload a file?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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This could be firewall, or it could also be NAT network related issue, or do you connect to the ESXi host via IP Address, or FQDN.

make sure you have good DNS resolution, even if it means creating a hosts file.
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Hi Andrew,

I connect via IP address.
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Hi Andrew,

Can you let me know where I would create a host file?

If memory serves me correctly, I think Windows already has a host file that you can add DNS to?
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The hosts file is in c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

add a hostname to it
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Hi Andrew,

Once again you have come to the rescue.

Your suggestion was the cause and your fix was the remedy.

Cheers mate.
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v,.good....
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Cheers Andrew
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