VMware: Alias value is empty when attempting to log in to VMware vCenter Server 5.5
A general system error occurred: alias value should not be empty
This issue occurs when the Active Directory Identity Sources are not available.
This issue may also occur while SSO is starting up, or for a period of time after start-up. This occurs when the number of domains in the Active Directory forest is large.
This is a known issue affecting:
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0b (Build 1476327)
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0 Update 1 (Build 1623101)
- VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5.0b (Build 1476327)
- VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5.0 Update 1 (Build 1623101)
This issue is resolved in vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2, available at VMware Downloads. For more information, see the Resolved Issues section in the vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2 Release Notes.
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