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Unable to connect to the virtual machine. Try to connect again

Updated June 19, 2017

Overview

The following error is displayed when you access the LEM CMC Console via the Hyper-V manager MMC snap-in:

Cannot connect to the virtual machine. Try to connect again.

Environment

  • All LEM versions
  • Hyper-V with 2008 R2

Cause 

This issue is caused by a function failure for vmconnect.exe when used as a command line.

Resolution

This is a known issue with Hyper-v running on Server 2008 R2.

See the You cannot connect to a virtual machine by using the Hyper-V Manager MMC snap-in in Windows Server 2008 R2 (© 2017 Microsoft, available at https://support.microsoft.com/, obtained on June 19, 2017.) article for more information.

 

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