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VMware vCenter 5.5 Update 2 Service Health displays Storage Monitoring Service Initialization Failed

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Don’t we all just love to see everything in green/healthy/hunky dory state when it comes service availability? I know I am definitely one of those that do (OCD and all that..)

If you’re running VMware vCenter 5.5 Update 2 you might find, upon checking, that VMware vCenter Storage Monitoring Service has an alert with a message stating that Service Initialization Failed:

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