Error: Unable to connect to vCenter Converter Server


You are trying to convert a physical machine to virtual machine using VMWare vSphere, and this error message come up “Unable to connect to vCenter Converter Server

Unable to connect to vCenter Converter Server


If you are in a Remote Desktop session within your vCenter server, the quick fix you could do is to restart the service VMWare vCenter Converter. Otherwise, restart VMWare vCenter Converter service on your local machine if you have VMWare Converter Plugin installed on your local vSphere Client.

To start the VMWare vCenter Converter service, follow these steps:

    • Go to RUN, and type services.msc and press enter.
    • Search for VMWare vCenter Converter service (by typeing VMWare…), right click, select Restart.

VMWare vCenter Converter

  • Try again the import routine, it should be OK now.


About The Author

Hao Nguyen

Hao Nguyen

Hello! I'm Hao Nguyen and I'm currently working as a Network Engineer for a small firm in Houston. I enjoy writing technical documents and blog, such as

1 Comment

  1. Lots of helpful information. I have bookmarked your site.
    My Bolg :

Leave a Reply