Install vCenter: Please make sure SQL server agent service is running on the database server
Check SQL server agent service on the database server
Install vCenter: The SSL certificates should be located in the folder: c:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\SSL
This issue occurs when the SSL certificates are lost.
If you have access to the previous VirtualCenter 2.5 server, copy all the files located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Virtual Center\SSL\ to the server where vCenter Server is being installed.
For Windows Server 2003, copy the files to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Virtual Center\SSL\
For Windows Server 2008, copy the files to C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\SSL\.
For Windows Server 2008R2, the directory that needs to be created is C:\Programdata\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\SSL. Create this directory, copy the SSL certificates from the old Virtual Center to this directory and the continue the installation wizard.
Install vCenter: Setup cannot create vCenter Server Directory Services instance. Error 28038 Setup cannot create vCenter Server Directory Services instance.
1. Remove server from domain
2. Install vCenter
3. Join domain again
Enable Update Manager Plugin: There was an error connecting to VMware vCenter Update Manager :8084. Database temporarily unavailable or nas network problems.
Click Start > Run, type services.msc, and click OK.
Right-click VMware Update Manager and click Properties.
Click the Log on tab.
Select This account, specify the Windows account along with the appropriate password, then click OK.
Right-click VMware Update Manager and click Restart.
Add active directory user to vCenter : Call “UserDirectory.RetrieveUserGroups” for object “UserDirectory” on vCenter Server failed
- Open Computer Management
- Select Local Users and Groups
- Select Groups
- Right-click the Administrators at right column
- Select Add to Group and add “active directory user”
- Click Start > Run, type services.msc, and click OK. The Services window opens.
- Right-click the VMware VirtualCenter Server and VMware VirtualCenter Management Webservice service.
- Click Properties.
- Click Login.
- Change the account to “active directory user”.
- Restart Service.
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