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Unable to start service vmware-invsvc

INFO:root:Service: vmware-invsvc, Action: start

Service: vmware-invsvc, Action: start

2020-02-27T02:59:15.474Z   Running command: ['/sbin/chkconfig', u'vmware-invsvc']

2020-02-27T02:59:15.546Z   Done running command

2020-02-27T02:59:15.547Z   Running command: ['/sbin/service', u'vmware-invsvc', 'status']

2020-02-27T02:59:15.724Z   Done running command

2020-02-27T02:59:15.724Z   Running command: ['/sbin/chkconfig', '--force', u'vmware-invsvc', 'on']

2020-02-27T02:59:15.799Z   Done running command

2020-02-27T02:59:15.800Z   Running command: ['/sbin/service', u'vmware-invsvc', 'start']

2020-02-27T02:59:27.762Z   Done running command

2020-02-27T02:59:27.763Z   Invoked command: ['/sbin/service', u'vmware-invsvc', 'start']

2020-02-27T02:59:27.763Z   RC = 1

Stdout = Starting VMware Inventory Service...

Waiting for VMware Inventory Service..............

WARNING: VMware Inventory Service may have failed to start.

Stderr =

2020-02-27T02:59:27.763Z   {

    "resolution": null,

    "detail": [

        {

            "args": [

                "Command: ['/sbin/service', u'vmware-invsvc', 'start']\nStderr: "

            ],

            "id": "install.ciscommon.command.errinvoke",

            "localized": "An error occurred while invoking external command : 'Command: ['/sbin/service', u'vmware-invsvc', 'start']\nStderr: '",

            "translatable": "An error occurred while invoking external command : '%(0)s'"

        }

    ],

    "componentKey": null,

    "problemId": null

}

ERROR:root:Unable to start service vmware-invsvc, Exception: {

    "resolution": null,

    "detail": [

        {

            "args": [

                "vmware-invsvc"

            ],

            "id": "install.ciscommon.service.failstart",

            "localized": "An error occurred while starting service 'vmware-invsvc'",

            "translatable": "An error occurred while starting service '%(0)s'"

        }

    ],

    "componentKey": null,

    "problemId": null

}

Unable to start service vmware-invsvc, Exception: {

    "resolution": null,

    "detail": [

        {

            "args": [

                "vmware-invsvc"

            ],

            "id": "install.ciscommon.service.failstart",

            "localized": "An error occurred while starting service 'vmware-invsvc'",

            "translatable": "An error occurred while starting service '%(0)s'"

        }

    ],

    "componentKey": null,

    "problemId": null

}

2 Replies
vwaghule
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Check below KB article,

VMware Knowledge Base

Please confirm we have similar log entries before performing the steps.

VivekThacker
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Are you still facing the issue?

If yes, Please paste the inventory logs over here for further help. You can find the logs under the below path

/var/log/vmware/invsvc

Regards,
Vivek Thacker

Please mark helpful or correct if my answer resolved your issue.
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