Vmware issue - VM not showing up in Vcentre

Hi All,

I am having issues with a vmware virtual machine, when I log into the host the vm shows and its running, however the vm is not in the vcenter. The host is connected to the vcenter and this is viewable.

Thank you in advance,

Kelly
Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Can you tell me how you are connecting to vCenter Server, via Web Client or vSphere Client (thick C#)?
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Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
vsphere client
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Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
and it is vcenter 5.5
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Can you screenshot the Inventory of vCenter Server, and also screenshot the datastore containing the VM Folder and it's contents.
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compdigit44Commented:
IS the VM accessible on the network?  Does it show up it you "search" for it in vCEnter... I am wonder if it has to do with the view you are using
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Amitabh SinghAWS Certified Solution Architect | L3 IT Specialist for CloudCommented:
Hi
Try to restart vCenter Server or VMware Inventory Service & VMware vCenter Server Service and check .
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