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VMware Console Stuck in Connect

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Hello Experts,

Can someone please take a look at the image and let me know why the console for any of my VMs won't connect?

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is there a firewall somewhere blocking port 902?
need that open else it can't connect to the console
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One possible reason I've run across lately - older versions of the vSphere client software are not fully compatible with Windows 8. Most of the basic functions will work fine, but I know for a fact that the remote console does not work. If you're running the vSphere client on a Windows 8 workstation, you need ESXi/vSphere client version 5.5 or above, IIRC. There are of course other reasons, here's one:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2050470

If those don't fit your problem, maybe additional details would be helpful in troubleshooting.
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