Cannot connect to VMware ESXI 5.5 host with vsphere client

1. Can connect using dcui or ssh.
2. Restarted network agents as well as host and did not resolve the issue.

Getting the following message when trying to connect: "VmWare could not connect to "server ip". An unknown connection occurred. (The client could not send a complete request to the server. (The client could not send a complete request to the server. The underlying connect was closed. An unexpected error occurred on the send. ))

Is there a way getting vsphere client to work using ssh or dcui?

Is there a way initiating backup of the vm using ssh?

Please advise.
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
KoolandrewAuthor Commented:
Hi Pete Long,

It turns out that i was trying to login from a windows 2003 server. Once i changed from a windows 7 pc, it worked fine.

I  was a little hastly, so i could accept your solution i guess?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
can you ping the server ?

can you reach the http:// web page on the ESXi server ?

sometimes you just need to restart the host server!
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If your solution fixed the issue, Accept your own solution.
KoolandrewAuthor Commented:
i figured it out
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