Lost objects in vCenter

To realized how important is DNS for vSphere installation, try shutting down your DNS server, wait for cache to expire and log into vCenter again. You may be presented with this error which on the first sight might not look like that is related to DNS.


Could not connect to one or more vCenter Server Systems

And, you won’t have access to any objects:


You can find more evidence that this is related to DNS in vCenter main log which is located at /var/log/vmware/vpx/vpxd.log


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