alhamad
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VCB Error

While using the VCB to backup VMs, this error message was logged and the backup was aborted:

Could not connect to ESX host server_name: 554 PROXY service vpxa-nfc not found

Last night this server was patched and after applying patch 1002434 and 1002435 the vc refused to reconnect the esx server back and I had to remove the vc client and then it connected successfully.

My environment is 2 ESX 3.0.2 and VC 2.5 (VCB is 1.1)

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alhamad
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I logged a case with VMware and it appears that due to Jan patches 2 lines were missing from the file: /etc/vmware/config the lines were

authd.proxy.vpxa-nfc = "vmware-vpxa:vpxa-nfc"

authd.proxy.vpxa-nfcssl = "vmware-vpxa:vpxa-nfcssl"

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Smeagol
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Nice of them not to fix these with the Feb 20th Patches.

But thanks. I had the same error with VMware converter running with VC2.5 and the fix you mentioned sorted it out. I did a host reboot.

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