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Every modern Windows OS will have something called a local hosts file, which can be found in the following directory: C:WindowsSystem32driversetc Strangely enough this file is called ‘hosts’ – the clue’s Re: "Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:902 Rick Blythe - VMware Aug 20, 2009 8:17 AM (in response to ssecuro) It might be blocked ports.Check But the main thing is that it's running and I can now at least build new VMs, so I can work around it, but ideally, one vSphere window would be nice. So, all you need to do is enter, and save, into this local host file the name and IP address of the ESX/ESXi host(s) in your vSphere environment. Just to be
VMware KB: Update sequence for vSphere 5.5 and its compatible VMware products My own knowledge base made public: http://open902.com Quote kj0 Apple and VMware Join Date Apr 2012 Location Brisbane, First of all you may be wondering what the ‘MKS’ part of the error message stands for, well you’ll be disappointed to know that it isn’t an acronym for something high As well as on this site, you can find him on Twitter and Google+ Comments dale says 20 January 2012 at 4:01 pm Great post Simon, I do this on my Zerto ZCP.
The contents of this hosts file will by default look like this: This local hosts file provides you with the ability to add in your own host names and associated IP Posts 711 Certifications vExpert | Apple Mac OS X Associate | Cert III - IT. 03-16-201411:51 AM #19 So, the host machine running VMware Workstation which has the ESXi Servers nested Looking For Something? Unable To Connect To The Mks Virtual Machine Config File Does Not Exist I just have to remember to change it when the vsphere eval runs out and I have to rebuild the environment 🙂 .
I'm so glad that you found the post of use, and am really pleased that your console issue is now resolved. Unable To Connect To The Mks Could Not Connect To Pipe Make sure that the host firewall is not restricting the connection : Configuration tab > Security profile > Firewall > Properties… The ports required for the console are (tcp) : vSphere Reply Simon Seagrave (TechHead) says 12 October 2013 at 9:37 am Great news - glad that helped! 🙂 Sounds like a good setup you have - have fun! https://communities.vmware.com/thread/227254 TechHeadVirtualization blog also covering Cloud, Windows & Tech how-to Home Blog Categories VMware VMware "How To" Posts VMware Troubleshooting VMware Workstation & Fusion VMware Backup & Replication VMware vCloud Director VMware
Add the ESX hosts to either the local hosts file or to DNS Like Show 1 Like (1) Actions 13. Unable To Connect To The Mks The Operation Is Not Allowed In The Current State Of course, as you’d expect, if the client machine running the vSphere Client can’t resolve the ESX/ESXi’s host name then the console session cannot be established, hence the “Unable to connect Last edited by jibbajabba; 03-12-2014 at 11:49 PM. I've done a quick drawing of the levels of my set up. (Yes, quick, it's late here - Couldn't be bothered with a nice visio for tonight.
Use the information and guidance provided on this site at your own risk. http://www.petenetlive.com/KB/Article/0000815 It does work when you vmotion the VM to your other host? Vmware Unable To Connect To The Mks Login (username/password) Incorrect The ping should, in theory, successfully resolve the ESX/ESXi’s host name to an IP address, if this doesn’t happen then you should ensure that your client PC or laptop is pointing Unable To Connect To The Mks Internal Error Cheers 🙂 Reply Vikas says 3 July 2016 at 9:48 am Thanks a lot Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
First of all you may be wondering what the ‘MKS’ part of the error message stands for, well you’ll be disappointed to know that it isn’t an acronym for something high There was a bug somewhere in time, I believe in the early 5 versions where the partition would get full. Open it with Notepad, and add the IP and name of your ESX host(s), Note: I'm also putting the name and IP of my Virtual Center server as well. check over here Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: Home Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server 10.x.x.x:902
The reason is the ESX server used domain name in VC,so connected to it is failed,chage it to ip addr. Unable To Connect To The Mks Virtual Machine Config File Doesn't Exist Have you tried connecting directly to the host using the C# client and opened the console? Works fine some days and some others it would throw the MKS error. I followed all the given advice but to no avail.
Thanks. At this point I should also point out that having a firewall block the TCP/UDP port 902 used by the ‘console’ will also provide you with connectivity issues so double check Senior Member Join Date Apr 2010 Location UK Posts 111 Certifications MCTS:Win 7 | MCITP:EDA7 | MCITP:SA | MCITP:EA | MCTS:Hyper-V | VMware VCP 4 | ITIL v3 Foundation | VCP Unable To Connect To The Mks Error Connecting To /bin/vmx Process Posts 711 Certifications vExpert | Apple Mac OS X Associate | Cert III - IT. 03-12-201411:11 PM #10 It isn't a stale record, The lab has only been built (Including DC)
Posts 711 Certifications vExpert | Apple Mac OS X Associate | Cert III - IT. 03-12-201401:52 PM #1 Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server So this Reply Simon Seagrave (TechHead) says 26 January 2015 at 1:18 pm Hi Craig. I love my work & spend most of my time working with Virtualisation & other Enterprise IT based technologies, in particular VMware, EMC and HP products. this content He loves working in the ever changing IT industry & spends most of his time working with Virtualization, Cloud & other Enterprise IT based technologies, in particular VMware, EMC and HP
I think when I got the error I wasn't able to shutdown the host gracefully... Hint: Your internet service provider (ISP) isn’t going to have the names of your ESX/ESXi hosts in their global DNS so ensure you are running a local DNS service (eg: on Zerto ZCP. The only one you have to place under the hosts is the VM.
It's almost tomorrow now! 2016 Goals: Completed: Asigra Foundations | ZCP 5 To do: VCP6-DCV, Fortinet NSE 2-3. Blog: http://readysetvirtual.wordpress.com Quote Login/register to remove this advertisement. Your first step should be to open a command prompt (CMD) on your client and perform a ping to the name of the ESX/ESXi host. Don’t forget to use the fully