Wednesday, April 27, 2011

esx 4.x Internal AAM Error - Agent could not start.: Unknown HA error

Issue : Configuration of the HA fails on 2 hosts at 90% and sometimes 96%.
Background: Customer added 2 new hosts to the cluster and it started happening this way after that.
If he removes the recently added hosts he can successfully configure the HA on all the hosts.
Resolution:
What worked: Disable and enable HA.
What did not work: Reinstalling vmware agents
kb.vmware.com/kb/1003714
update the /etc/hosts with all the ip information of the the hosts of the cluster using
nano /etc/hosts