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putty command stalling


February 5, 2010  6:36 AM

ESX Host and SSH Commands Unresponsive

Posted by: Nathan Simon
console commands not returning anything, ESX 3.5, ESX Host, kill -9, ps -ef | grep vmware-hostd, putty command stalling, service mgmt-vmware restart, service vmware-vpxa restart, SSH, unresponsive, Vmware-cmd -l

Just had this issue with a college, one of our ESX hosts was unresponsive, ie if you typed in a command to list Virtual Machines; vmware-cmd -l nothing would show up, like it was hung. Here is what you need to do... ps -ef | grep vmware-hostd You should see something...


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