Tag Archive: 5.5.0

vCenter Server won’t start

This is actually the second blog post with the same name. I had the same problem, vCenter Server didn’t start, about a year ago and you can read that blog post here. This blog postΒ applies to vCenter Server 5.5.0 buildΒ 2442329 and the problem was that theΒ vCenter Server service didn’t start after an unexpected reboot of …

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VMware vSphere Update Manager service fails

So a few days back i had some problem with the VMware Windows based vSphere Update Manager (VUM) Server that didn’t start after rebooting the virtual machine (VM) where the service runs. All other VMware related services running on the VM started without any problem. vCenter Server (and VUM) version running was 5.5.U1b was running …

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vCenter Server 5.5 won’t start

Last week one of my customers vCenter Server 5.5 crashed because the ESXi host where it was running crashed. Unfortunately the vCenter Server, running on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, did not start when the virtual machine (VM) was brought up on another ESXi host by vSphere HA. This was a fresh installation of vCenter …

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