Connecting to vCenter using PowerShell is a common task for IT professionals managing virtualized environments. However, encountering errors like “Object reference not set” can be frustrating and disrupt your workflow. In this article, we will explore how to resolved this issue and successfully connect to your vCenter server. Follow these steps to troubleshoot and fix the problem if you ever encounter it.
Getting “Object reference not set” error when attempting to connect to your vCenter server can be cryptic and not a very informative message, leaving users puzzled about its root cause.
I initially attempted to resolve the issue by upgrading the VMware PowerShell modules. Unfortunately, this did not yield the desired results. Even reverting to a previous version of the modules failed to eliminate the error. Check out the video below on the steps to fix the problem if you ever encounter it.