For the event error: "The VMware vSphere Web Client service terminated with service-specific error Incorrect function"
This is how I resolved:
I figured it out thx to this guy: vSphere 5.1 Web Client: Service Error | vmwiz <-- well, _he_ figured it out....
The upgrade pushed my piddly 2gb vm vcenter host over the edge and/or, java did I guess.
I pushed ram up to 4gb and now it works fine.
this below was the amping I did before figuring it out:
Edit: I just used this post to check ports:
doing "netstat -bano | find "9443" nothing is using it.
I went through the entire upgrade today from vCenter 4.1 to 5.1, installing simple install: SSO, Inventory Server and vCenter Server. It all went great. Lastly, I installed the Web Server Client. It all isntalled good. I fully expected to be skating about now. But I could not get to https://vcenter.domain.com:9443/. Checking, I see the "VMware vSphere Web Client" service not started. It will not start.
I have labored in google.com. Based on my searches, I've tried restarting my vCenter host vm, enabled/disabled IPV6 and I ever tried this KB for 5.0, but it got me no where: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=201247...
I can get to http://localhost fine and pull up the "VMware vSphere Welcome" page. If I click on "Log in to vSphere Web Client" I get this:
I do not know what else to do. I'm afraid my backups will now fail