Vmware vCenter: 503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint) 

This is on a physical Windows 2012 server. I verified the services and some of them don't want to start. When I try to start them manually, it says something about dependencies failing.

Error show in browser:

503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint: [class Vmacore::Http::NamedPipeServiceSpec:0000000000FAD020] _serverNamespace = / _isRedirect = false _pipeName =\\.\pipe\vmware-vpxd-webserver-pipe).

Solution found in vmware communities:

Hi all, I have the same problem, vcenter server 6.7 on win server 2012 on esxi 6.5 platform.

I did:


service-control --stop vsphere-client

service-control --start vsphere-client


service-control --start vsphere-ui

All works perfectly.

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