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Error connecting to server conosle in vSphere client

Description – When connecting to a server’s console you receive an error that says, “Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server esxi01.laptoplab.net:902”

MKS Error

Cause – This is due to a DNS problem where the computer connecting to the console cannot resolve the name for the ESXi hosts. This is likely to happen in a lab environment. If this is happening in a production environment then you need to troubleshoot why you cannot resolve the names for your ESXi hosts. May be a sign of a bigger problem.

Solution/Workaround – Create HOSTS file entries for the ESXi hosts management IPs.

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