VMware restart Agents services

By | November 9, 2014

VMware restart Agents services

I have had to do this a couple of times in the last couple of week on ESXi 5.1.  ESXi 5.5 seems to keep these services in line a little better.

Here is just a quick walk though.


Log into the vsphere through SSH


Service mgmt-vmware restart

Wait for the command to finish.

Service vmware-vpxa restart

Wait for the command to finish.

Type exit


Both service have been restarted.


Frank Buechsel has informed me that there is one command to restart both.  SO I decided to share.

services.sh restart


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