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Virtual machine using the Client device CD-ROM stops responding from the vSphere Client after a network interruption (2017037)
- When a virtual machine is using a client device CD-ROM and the network connection is interrupted, the virtual machine stops responding from the vSphere Client
- You cannot access the virtual machine console from the vSphere Client
- The virtual machine responds to ping requests, but is not accessible from the vSphere Client
This issue has been resolved in ESXi 5.1 Update 1. For more information about this version, see the ESXi 5.1 Update 1 Release Notes. You can download the latest release from the VMware Download Center.
To work around this issue when you cannot upgrade, disconnect and reconnect the Client device CD-ROM.
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