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VMware vSphere Troubleshooting by Muhammad Zeeshan Munir

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The HA agent initialization error

The HA agent can also produce the operation timed out error. Removing a vSphere host and adding it again to the cluster doesn't solve the problem. Here is how you can resolve it:

  1. Log in to your vSphere client.
  2. Disable High Availability on the cluster.
  3. Select a vSphere host and go to the Configuration tab.
  4. Click on Security Profile in the left column.
  5. Click on Properties and verify the status of vSphere High Availability.
  6. Set the service to start and stop automatically, and start if it the service is stopped.
  7. Enable HA again on the cluster and reconfigure it.

Reinstalling the HA agent

If you want to reinstall the vpxa agent into your vSphere hosts without losing their database entries, you can perform the following procedure ...

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