Failed to connect to vCenter server during Restore

KB ID:
2016
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2015-03-17

Challenge

During a restore you receive the error message:

“Failed to connect to vCenter server”

Cause

The account Veeam Backup & Replication is using is most likely locked out or the password has changed.

Solution

Please refer to this KB to find out how to discover which account Veeam Backup & Replication is using to communicate with the VMware vCenter Server. http://www.veeam.com/kb1900
 
Check if the account that Veeam Backup & Replication is using to communicate with the vCenter Server is locked out.
 
Try connecting to the VC using the specific account Veeam is attempting to use.

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