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ESX Error - The specified key, name or identifier already exists

To resolve the issue of the error :

     The specified key, name or identifier already exists

From the command line of the ESX box run the following command :

[root@ESX root]# service mgmt-vmware restart

If this fails to resolve the issue run the following commands :

service mgmt-vmware restart
service vmware-vpxa restart
service vmware-vmkauthd restart

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RDonato

R Donato

Rick Donato is the Founder and Chief Editor of Fir3net.com. He currently works as a Principal Network Security Engineer and has a keen interest in automation and the cloud.

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