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vCenter server appliance 6.5 fails to boot with error: Failed to start Network Service (2150986)

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  • vCenter Server Appliance fails to boot with the error similar to:
           Failed to start network service

Note: The preceding log excerpts are only examples. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.


To resolve this issue,

  1. Log in to the vCenter Server Appliance as root user.

  2. Run this command to perform a consistency check:

    fsck -fy /dev/mapper/log_vg-log

  3. Reboot vCenter Appliance.

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