Selecting or browsing a datastore results in a “com.vmware.sps.fault.QSConnectionException” error

If you get a “com.vmware.sps.fault.QsConnectionException” error when selecting/browsing a datastore, check the services mentioned below:

  • VMware Profile Driven Storage Service
  • VMware Inventory Service

This error occures when one or both of the following services are not running. Connect to your vCenter Server, run “services.msc” and check if both services are started.

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