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Friday, September 4, 2015

There was an error connecting to VMware vSphere Update Manager

You might see this error after installing VMware Update Manager plug-in.

There was an error connecting toVMware vSphere Update Manager. Database temporarily unavailable or has network problems.


The problem here could be that you installed Update Manager with a remote SQL 2005, 2008 or 2012 database using Windows Authentication and the Update Manager Service is set to log in as a Local System Account.


Right click on VMware vSphere Update Manager Service and select Properties:


Change Local system Account to your desired service account and password:


Click OK to this warning:


Restart the service:


 Enabling the Update Manager plug-in fails with the error: database unavailable or has network problems (1015223)

1 comment:

  1. You saved my day, thanks! Everything runs smoothly.