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error" unable to cnnect to the MKS : could not connect to pipe........" when attempting to view console on 2012 VM in vcenter , but can when directly from the host

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I think this maybe something related to my other question on why I can not upload to vcenter directly and can to the host

this is the error I get when I attempt to console into a new 2012 image I am building

I get NO ERROR if I view the console thru the host !!!

thanks !!!!!!!!
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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it is....

check your DNS settings for the host, and also IP Address.

e.g. can you ping the server by hostname, fqdn etc ?

can you traceroute to hosdtname and fqdn ?

same but using the IP Address

Disable local firewall.
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used the  DNS server for my workstation that the Vcenter server is using for primary DNS  . I moved it to the top of the DNS stack in the network setting  and flushed the cache and now works fine
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I had added that DNS server that the Vcenter server uses in ERROR , I had fat fingered the IP!!!!!


thanks again !!!
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if you still have trouble move the DNS IPuse common DNS for workstaion and vcenter that the vcenter and the workstation are looking at to the TOP OF THE STACK
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