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Stack trace ends with megasas that means command to your MegaRAID (you probably have some RAID array) may have unexpectedly failed or it's a driver bug. I'd recommend updating MegaRAID firmware together with ESXi driver (and probably ESXi itself while you're at it). ESXi 5.1 is ancient but you can still get updates and async drivers from VMware site. My gut ...


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My first guess would be "storage". How are disks and volumes configured? Which kind of RAID is in use? I'm pretty sure you have a rebuilding or degraded disk array; that would explain the slowness.


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Found the problem. For reasons beyond my understanding at the moment, even though UAC slider was at the very bottom, there is a registry entry tied to UAC that was still set to 1. It should be set to 0. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/openspecs/windows_protocols/ms-gpsb/958053ae-5397-4f96-977f-b7700ee461ec?redirectedfrom=MSDN Open the Windows Registry and ...


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Putting this out there in case it helps anyone else who is struggling with this same error message as I was. In my case the underlying issue was that my Windows server had been configured so that TLS version 1.0 and 1.1 were disabled, only TLS 1.2 is allowed. However NPS was still defaulting to TLS version 1.0. In my case this had been configured via GPO ...


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