VMWare Update Manager Fails

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I received a fairly generic error when running VMWARE Update Manager against some hosts:

No real useful information. The actual log is available on the VCSA 6.5 at: /var/log/vmware/vmware-updatemgr/vum-server/vmware-vum-server-log4cpp.log

In my case it was as simple as the DNS being set incorrectly on the ESXi hosts due to some networking changes:

Other threads that might be related:


Resetting the VMWare Update Manager Database: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2147284