ESXI web GUI is not loading, but SSH works

Hello everyone,

I am the beginner in ESXI/VSphere administration, but I am the only maintainer of ESXI host used for data science tasks at my uni – and now I got myself into trouble with this host.
Until it worked, it worked, but then 2 days ago something broke down, and now I am not able to access web gui of my ESXI host. It is possible to ping the IP address of this server, and I can use SSH to access shell.
I can also SSH to the VMs on this host, but I need an access to the ESXI GUI in order to create VM. For now, web gui is just loading, and nothing is displayed.

I’ve checked /var/log/hostd.log, and the latest logs come from 2020-07-31:

`2020-07-29T22:36:13.250Z error hostd[2851176] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-29T22:37:13.253Z error hostd[2851177] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-29T22:41:42.988Z error hostd[2851214] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-29T22:48:12.970Z error hostd[2851313] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-29T22:54:42.972Z error hostd[2851382] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-29T23:01:12.982Z error hostd[2851582] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] [LikewiseGetDomainJoinInfo:354] QueryInformation(): ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (2/0):`


`2020-07-31T21:36:50.364Z info hostd[2851135] [Originator@6876 sub=ThreadPool] Spawning additional worker – allocated: 31, idle: 5`

`2020-07-31T21:36:50.365Z info hostd[2877198] [Originator@6876 sub=ThreadPool] Thread enlisted`

`2020-07-31T21:36:50.365Z info hostd[2877198] [Originator@6876 sub=ThreadPool] Entering worker thread loop`

In /var/log/hostd-probe.log there is some kind of error:

`2020-08-04T13:45:01.024Z warning hostd-probe[2925288] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] Timeout: N7Vmacore16TimeoutExceptionE(Operation timed out)`

`–> [context]zKq7AVICAgAAAASD2gAMaG9zdGQtcHJvYmUAACxONmxpYnZtYWNvcmUuc28AALC+GwC+nRcAnKkfAdOGEWxpYnZtb21pLnNvAAFnjREBRbATgrY5DgFsaWJ2aW0tdHlwZXMuc28AA45PAGhvc3RkLXByb2JlAAPwQgAEfRkCbGliYy5zby42AANxRgA=[/context]`

`2020-08-04T13:45:01.033Z error hostd-probe[2925288] [Originator@6876 sub=Default] hostd detected to be non-responsive`

/var/syslog is full of the following communicates:

`020-08-02T16:20:00Z crond[2098493]: USER root pid 2899719 cmd /bin/hostd-probe.sh ++group=host/vim/vmvisor/hostd-probe/stats/sh`

`2020-08-02T16:20:00Z` [`hostd-probe.sh`](https://hostd-probe.sh)`: found hostd-probe from previous iteration: 2899622`

`2020-08-02T16:25:00Z crond[2098493]: USER root pid 2899725 cmd /bin/hostd-probe.sh ++group=host/vim/vmvisor/hostd-probe/stats/sh`

`2020-08-02T16:25:00Z` [`hostd-probe.sh`](https://hostd-probe.sh)`: found hostd-probe from previous iteration: 2899622`


I’ve checked all the other logs, but it seems that there’s nothing interesting in those files.

Could you please help me with debugging or fixing this problem?
Kind regards,

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