Troubleshoot ESX hardware monitoring
The following error messages are associated with ESX hardware monitoring. Included are possible causes and solutions.
Enable to connect to a remote server
Error message: Unable to connect to remote server.
- Ensure CIM is enabled on the ESX server.
- Ensure port 5989 is opened on the firewall.
Enable to establish sessions
Error message: The ESX server returns the message "Unable to establish session with all provided credentials."
- Verify the VMware credentials in the VIM are correct.
- Verify the account belongs to the root user group.