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vCenter Error: Cannot synchronize host. A general system error occurred.

I came across an interesting issue today with vCenter 5.0 (ESXi build 5.0.0 515841). For some reason one of my hosts was in a disconnected state, and the following error was being displayed in the vSphere console: A more complete error description is below: Cannot synchronize host HOSTNAME. A general system error occurred: Unexpected exception […]

VMware Error: Unable to communicate with the remote host, since it is disconnected.

I ran into an interesting issue today when I had to move my VMware ESXi lab back to the basement.  My lab consists of three servers; two ESXi 4.0 nodes and an Openfiler 2.3 iSCSI SAN.  To power the beast down, I would normally power down all virtual machines, then power down the ESXi nodes, […]