The VMware Knowledge Base provides support solutions, error messages and troubleshooting guides
The VMware Management Interface May Become Inaccessible After Security Setting Changes (5443122)
Changing the security setting for ESX Server using the VMware Management Interface may cause the httpd.vmware service to stop.
If the management interface is not accessible after the security setting change, manually restart the httpd.vmware service. To do this, complete the following steps:
Log in to the ESX Server service console as root.
Run the following command:
service httpd.vmware restart
This restarts the httpd.vmware service.
Request a Product Feature
To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.