Recently a customer reached out to me and informed me about an issue they ran into while managing a VSA ROBO environment with the vSphere Web Client and Google Chrome browser and I wanted to inform everyone about the issue and how to resolve it.
When using the vSphere Web Client with the Google Chrome browser the error message illustrated below is produced whenever an attempt is made to access the VSA Manager for the first time.
This is a known issue and its not a vSphere Web Client issue per say. This is due to the way the Google Chrome browser behavior with self signed security certificates. The workaround to this issue is listed below:
- Copy the entire url portion of the produced “This webpage is not available” error message and paste it to a new tab in Google Chrome.
- Click the option to proceed to the website when Google Chrome produces the security warning.
- Reload the vSPhere Web Client and now the VSA Manager should be accessible and displayed correctly.
Hope folks find this useful
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