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unable to log into esxi 5.5.0 build 1331820 with vsphere client

Posted on 2014-12-13
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using windows authentication.

i had saved a reference to the fix but that blog has gone down.. i recall having to putty into the hosts and making the change..

ideas?
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Can you use the root account to login, using the vSphere Client ?
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Did this just start? Where there any changes made to the server? Settings, updates, new hardware etc..
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yes, upgraded the hosts from v5.0.0 to v5.5.0.   had a similar issue last time on another host.
managed to get in using root.
one of the hosts was firn the other needed the fix:
 http://blog.jgriffiths.org/?p=677
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