Posts on ‘January 15th, 2009’

Unable to login to your ESX server

Ivo Beerens posted this article last week on the defunct cimservera processes that render an ESX Host unmanageable.
See also this VMWare KB Article.
Symptoms include:

Unable to log in through SSH to the ESX host.
Unable to log in on the local service console.
HA errors.

I ran into this problem a while ago too.
The reason why you cannot login [...]

Are you a VMware vExpert?

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