Check the connection details
The VMware Server address is entered on the VMware Server | Connection Details screen.
From the Spotlight Client
- Click Configure | Connections.
- Right click on the VMware connection and select Properties.
- Check the connection details.
- Click Test to test the connection.
VMware Server address
Check the address is a valid IP address or hostname of the ESX server or VirtualCenter server.
Verify the user has at least a read-only role for the ESX server or VirtualCenter server.
VMware Server availability
Verify the VMware Server is available and accessible over the network. Verify TCP port 135 is open.