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Problem Solved: vCenter Server Cannot access the health service!

I was having the same issues as this VMware Communities thread: Problem after upgrade vCenter Server patch 1

I'm running vCenter Update 1 build 208111 on Windows 2008 64-bit. It's not a huge issue, but it really bugs you when things aren't working correctly.

Symptoms of cause:

1. Can't use search function in VC
Error: "Login to the query service failed"

2. Can't show information in Hardware Status tab
Error: "Do not have permission for this command."

3. Can't show information in vCenter Service Status
Error: "Cannot access the health service!"


I found KB 1013893 titled "vCenter Service Status fails with the error: Cannot access the health service!" and followed all the steps involved and still no luck. I sent in a service request and I was told to download and follow the same steps.

1. Stop the VirtualCenter Server Service.
2. Take a backup of C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\tomcat\webapps\vws\data
3. Delete C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\tomcat\webapps\vws\data
4. Unzip into C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\tomcat\webapps\vws
5. Restart the Virtual Center Server Service.
6. Connect vCenter Client to vCenter Server and you should see everything working again.

here is the direct download for -

or you can download it below

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