are you using the latest Server administrator at the windows side?
There is a new server administrator required for OpenManage 6.1 which is posted at dell website.
Also can you check the service status of OpenManage service in ESXi?
You can get it by logging to tech supprot mode and see /usr/lib/ext/dell/dataeng status?
Please go through the below thread http://communities.vmware.com/message/1312782#1312782
I have the same problem...
Status is OK for all the services, and I'm running the 6.1.0 server manager. I tried on both WinXP and 2003 with the same error.
could you please restart the services of OpenManage in ESXi 4.0?
please wait for some time after the services are restarted before connecting from windows server administrator
Same thing: does not work.
Login failed....Internal Error
And btw, this is the version I have:
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I am also using Openmanage 6.1 on ESXi 4.0 with out any issues. MAke sure that Patch 1 is installed on ESXi 4.0
One silly question..have you set any password for ESXi 4.0? if there is no password set in ESXi 4.0, you will see this error from server administrator. also tick the check box button for certificate related stuff.
If I run esxupdate query, it shows OpenManage as being installed, but if I try to run /usr/bin/ext/dell/dataeng restart, I get 'Not Found'
I have rebooted the server a number of times. Any ideas?
Yes, I set a password for ESXi and make OMSA ignore the certificate, with the same results.
Can you please answer me the following questions?
- What username are you using? "root"?
- What password do you use? The one from ESXi, that you use to access the console?
- Did you change anything on the ESXi firewall settings?
- What value do you have on uservars.CIMCustomProvidersEnable?
- Is "patch1" the firmware update that was available on update manager, or is it something else?
- What is your ESXi Version? Mine is 175625
you need to reboot the system after doing esxupdate
answers for your questions.
What username are you using? "root"?
i am using "root"
What password do you use? The one from ESXi, that you use to access the console?
i set password as "password"
Did you change anything on the ESXi firewall settings?
What value do you have on uservars.CIMCustomProvidersEnable?
Its CIMOEMPRovidersEnabled and the value is 1. are you not setting this as '1'? dont bother abt CIMCustomProvidersEnable variable.
Is "patch1" the firmware update that was available on update manager, or is it something else?
What is your ESXi Version? Mine is 175625
its same as mine
AARRGH!!! That's not a silly question. But I am. I still had a blank password. Set one and went in first time.
Thank you. I have been trying to crack this for hours. I'm going to go home and lie in a darkened room for a while....
Unfortunatelly I have a password for root on all my ESXi and this still doesn't work
Did you perform a clean install of vSphere 4 or did you upgrade from 3.5?
@bluntTony : The exact location of OpenManage services is not /usr/bin/ext/dell/dataeng
@rjtd : thats sad :(...
have you checked the variable from usevars? is it CIMOEMProvidersEnabled set as '1'.
can you check the network connectivity between your windows and ESXi? also is there any firewall set in your windows?
@krishnaprasad : Yes, I realised that just after posting. Thanks. Like I say, my problem is sorted now so thanks.