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Unable to access Vsphere console error 503 Service

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Applies to

  • VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.x
  • VMware vCenter Server Appliance 7.x
  • VMware vCenter Server 7.0.x
  • VMware vCenter Server 6.0.x


  • vSphere vCenter Server is inaccessible through browser client with errors such as "503 not available".
  • Check of services through the vSphere Appliance Management Interface (VAMI, via https://vcenter_ip_or_fqdn:5480) show vmware-vxpd and other required services not running
  • A reboot of the Server doesn't resolve the issue.
  • Error is related to  vmware-vpxd  and other services not responding

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