anandtrivedi200
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Unable to connect to the MKS:Could not connect to pipe \\.\pipe\vmware-authdpipe within retire period while access Virtual Machine through vSphere Client ver 6.0.0 (Build 5112508)

Hi,

after modified VMware ESXi host FQDN name from ESXi IP address , While accessing VM Console it gives error "Unable to connect to the MKS:Could not connect to pipe \\.\pipe\vmware-authdpipe within retire period".

already trying to shutdown VM , put ESXi host in Maintenance mode, then restated ESXi Host, but after that unable to get VM console.

go thru no of posts related to problem , but not getting prefer solution.

Thanking you in Advance.

Anand

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Hi , This is may related to the DNS entry issue

Add the host DNS entry to file c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts

Regards,

Randhir

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anandtrivedi200
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hi ranchuab,

Host IP address FQDN name already added in that host file.

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