vCenter 5.5 u2b running on windows 2012 r2. Noticed the VMware vCenter Inventory Service took 18 minutes to start vs the normal 3 minutes.
C:ProgramDataVMwareInfrastructureInventory ServiceLogsds.log was filled with “Processing unresolved entities”.
Line 1245: [2016-05-22 12:02:44,414 pool-14-thread-1 INFO com.vmware.vim.vcauthorization.impl.provider.InMemoryAuthCache] Processing unresolved entities xxxxxx
Install ADSI Edit.
Open ADSI edit. Right click on ADSI Edit, Connect to…
Name – View ADAM Database
Connection Point – dc=virtualcenter,dc=vmware,dc=int
Computer – The FQDN of the Win 2012 VC VM you are RDP’ed to.
Right click on the first CN=xxxx and click Properties
Scroll down to “vmw-vc-URL” and edit the URL to the correct FQDN of the VC. An old one may appear if you did a fresh VC 5.5 install on a new VM using the existing external SQL database.
Reboot the VC VM.