Unable to add ESX host to vCenter 6.0

Hi All,

When i am trying to add the ESX host 6.0 to vSphere 6.0 . I am getting the below error, Please suggest me the solution to fix the issue.

A general system error occurred: Unable to get signed certificate for host: cldesx04.win.wld.com. Error: Failed to connect to the remote host, reason = rpc_s_connection_closed (0x16c9a036). (382312502).

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
check if this VMware KB Article is not applicable to you


Check your time is correct and sync, between ESXi host and vCenter Server.

Check SSL certificats, and CA Root, check FQDNs.

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hi there
you could try this


can you attach some of the vpxd log ....

By any chance was the host manage by vcenter previously and if so did the IP change? If not have you tried to recreate the SSL certificate?

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