'Cannot connect to virtual center or host' while trying to expand the ESX host from backup selections

Article:TECH158689  |  Created: 2011-04-23  |  Updated: 2012-07-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH158689
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



Unable to expand the VMware vCenter and ESX Servers node in the backup selections (Figure 1)

Figure 1:


Error



An error was encountered while attempting to browse the contents of ESX_Server
Cannot connect to virtual center or host.


Cause



This issue may occur if the VMWare services are not started.


Solution



Make sure the following VMware services on the host machine are started:

1. VMware Virtual center Management Webservices

2. VMware VirtualCenter Server




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