1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 11, 2017 3:19 AM by beleta

    Unable to connect to MKS: Could not locate vmware-authd executable

    z3d3m0n Lurker

      Hello,

       

      i am glad to be part of commulity , wanted to stop by , say hello and share my sadness

      i have installed a vcenter applience 6.0 with a hope to manage some of my old 5.0 esxi servers , everything went smoth ,but the main feature that i was looking for the standalone VMRC gave up on me.

       

      Unable to connect to the MKS: Could not connect to pipe \\.\pipe\vmware-authdpipe within retry period

      > from Windows Server 2012  Standard

       

      Unable to connect to MKS: Could not locate vmware-authd executable

      > from MacOS Sierra  10.12.5

       

      some details

      vMware Remote console 10.0.1 build-5898794 (Windows )

      vMware Remote console 10.0.1 (5898794) ( Mac OS)

      vMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1

      vMware vCenter 6.0.0.30200

       

       

      i have tried google this topic:

       

      1) telnet server (esxi host ) 902 - works good

      2) the DNS resolves

      3) tried to reconnect the esxi in the maintenance mode

      https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2115126

       

      feeling depressed , need an advice

       

      thx in advace for any help