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Error "The server <vCenter IP> could not interpret the client's request" in VMware vSphere 5.x



Article Summary: This article provides information on receiving an error "The server <vCenter IP> could not interpret the client's request" in VMware vSphere 5.x.


Issue :

You may see the following when clicking on the 'Storage View' tab in the vSphere 5.x client :
"The server <vCenter IP> could not interpret the client's request."

Resolution :

Check the service account that is used for the "VMware VirtualCenter Management Webservices" service. Ensure the account is not locked out and has correct password. Restart the service afterwards.





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Article ID: SLN283095

Last Date Modified: 10/02/2014 11:55 AM


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