VMware Server 2 : Error opening the remote virtual machine hostname:8333/16 The host name could not be resolved

By | March 31, 2011

With VMware Server 2 Web interface, you get this message when trying to open a virtual machine console:

Error opening the remote virtual machine hostname:8333/16
The host name could not be resolved.

 

This error happen when no DNS server is configured on the network interface of your workstation (not the server itself).  Just add a DNS server address on the interface and problem should be resolved.

*Note that this problem occur even if you are using the direct IP address…




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