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New KB articles published for week ending 8/22/15

VMware App Volumes
App Volumes fails to capture Adobe Photoshop CS 4 (2128350)
Date Published: 8/17/2015

VMware ESX
Checking Host Profile compliance in vCenter Server 5.5 fails with the complaince issue: Receive dynamicruleset not found (2128660)
Date Published: 8/18/2015

VMware ESXi
Enabling support for SSLv3 in ESXi 6.0 for CIM Port 5989 (2121021)
Date Published: 8/19/2015
A virtual machine fails to power on with the error: Unexpected errno=87, Too many users (2128810)
Date Published: 8/18/2015
vim-cmd /vmsvc/get.guest reports an incorrect guest operating system for Windows 10 VMs (2127783)
Date Published: 8/18/2015
Windows 10 guest operating system option not available during VM creation (2128258)
Date Published: 8/18/2015

VMware Horizon 6
View Storage Accelerator not working and causing poor VSAN performance (2115001)
Date Published: 8/22/2015

VMware Horizon DaaS
Migrating Remote Desktop Services Pools from DaaS 6.1.3 to Horizon Air 15.3.2 (2110567)
Date Published: 8/18/2015

VMware Horizon View
When initiating html access to View desktop 5.2 you will see the error “Missing route token in request” (2048195)
Date Published: 8/22/2015
Troubleshooting VMware Thinprint issues (2127074)
Date Published: 8/21/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Before Upgrading VMware vCloud Network and Security 5.x to VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2 (2129200)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Inability to move a Firewall section in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x after creation (2120160)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Publishing Distributed Firewall (DFW) rules fails after referenced object is deleted in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x and 6.2.x (2126275)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Logging in as admin to the NSX Manager Command Line Interface (CLI) after upgrading from VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.x to NSX for vSphere 6.x fails (2127351)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Command Line Interface Additions and Improvements in NSX 6.2 (2129062)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Using NSX Traceflow Tool (2129191)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
vRA – NSX Cross-vC Support (2129202)
Date Published: 8/21/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Unable to apply storage policies to virtual machines residing on a virtual SAN cluster with SSLv3 disabled (2128391)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
Connecting to VMware vCenter Server using the VMware vSphere Client fails with this error: An unknown connection error occured. (The request failed due to an SSL Error. (The request was aborted. Could not create SSL\TLS secure channel.) (2114357)
Date Published: 8/20/2015
VMware VCenter Server 5.5.x crashes due to corruption on the Application user registration on Single Sign on (2117741)
Date Published: 8/22/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
After upgrading to the vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 users are unable to view the inventory in the vSphere Web Client (2125628)
Date Published: 8/19/2015
The vCenter Server Service fails to start on the vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 with the vpxd.log error: Failed to discover license service endpoint (2125738)
Date Published: 8/19/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Editing advanced settings in VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager fails with the error: Unable to retrieve advanced settings data. Cause getAttribute: Session already invalidated. The rest of the web client works as expected. (2118262)
Date Published: 8/21/2015

VMware vCloud Usage Meter
Extend the VMware vCloud Usage Meter root partition (2118171)
Date Published: 8/18/2015

VMware View
Load Balancing VMware Horizon View (2127195)
Date Published: 8/17/2015
Troubleshooting connectivity issues between View Client and PCoIP Secure Gateway (2127396)
Date Published: 8/20/2015
Installation and configuration of vGPU with VMware View 6.1 (2125291)
Date Published: 8/17/2015

VMware Virtual SAN
Replacing vCenter Certificates with SSL Certificate Automation Tool causes the vSAN health check plugin to stop functioning with the error: Error HTTP status 503 (2128353)
Date Published: 8/20/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Concurrent Deployments of Multi-Machine Blueprints with VMware NSX Tasks Remain In Progress State Indefinitely (2128908)
Date Published: 8/20/2015

VMware vRealize Hyperic
Replacing Windows Artifacts and Installers for Earlier vRealize Hyperic Agent Builds (2129021)
Date Published: 8/19/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
In VMware vRealize Operations saving policies randomly fails (2125873)
Date Published: 8/21/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x no metrics are collected after running the Get Desktop Process action (2127967)
Date Published: 8/17/2015
How to be alerted when the maximum number of concurrent users on a vRealize Operations Manager node is reached or exceeded (2128388)
Date Published: 8/18/2015
An alert continues to trigger on an inactive symptom in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x (2128394)
Date Published: 8/18/2015
Recommendations are missing in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x (2129055)
Date Published: 8/21/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 8/15/15

VMware ESX
Understanding the difference between Not Responding and Disconnected ESXi hosts in VMware vCenter Server (2121031)
Date Published: 8/13/2015

VMware ESXi
Viewing properties of a storage adapter from the VMware vSphere Client fails with the error: An internal error occurred in the vSphere Client (2126657)
Date Published: 8/10/2015
Deploying a virtual machine from OVF fails with the error: Failed to deploy OVF package: Incompatible device backing specified for device ‘9’ (2128084)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
Virtual machines might experience slow performance due to high input/output processing (2118895)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
Large Windows 10 Virtual Machines Are Slow to Boot (2127782)
Date Published: 8/13/2015

VMware Fusion
Known issues with Windows 10 on VMware Fusion and VMware Workstation (2125739)
Date Published: 8/11/2015

VMware Horizon Flex
Uninstalling VMware Tools does not remove the VMware RVM Setup Service (2123935)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware Horizon View
German Umlaute characters do not input when using Firefox 26 or later and HTML Access (2119698)
Date Published: 8/12/2015
Attempting to access VMware View desktops or apps using HTML5 BLAST from Internet Explorer causes error: HTTP Error 404 Web Page Not Found (2127422)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
View 5.3.5 Transfer Server requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (2127795)
Date Published: 8/10/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Understanding and troubleshooting VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Distributed Firewall (DFW) (2125437)
Date Published: 8/12/2015
Troubleshooting Network and Security Service Insertion in VMware NSX for vSphere (2125482)
Date Published: 8/11/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting VMware vSphere ESX Agent Manager (EAM) with NSX for vSphere 6.x (2122392)
Date Published: 8/10/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting IPSec VPN in NSX for vSphere 6.x (2123580)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting SSL VPN-Plus for VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2126671)
Date Published: 8/10/2015
IGMP support in NSX for vSphere (2120827)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
Installing Guest Introspection on a host that is offline shows Installation Status as Succeeded and a Status as Unknown (2126412)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
Oracle connections times out when forwarded through the VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x Edge (2126674)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
Supported methods for moving VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x prepared hosts across clusters (2127366)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Installing or Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 fails with the error: The following command could not initialize the Content Library Server database (2128206)
Date Published: 8/14/2015
Installing the VMware vCenter Server6.0 fails with the vminst.log error: MSI result of install of “C:\vCenter-Server\Packages\vcsservicemanager.msi” may have failed : 1603 (2127519)
Date Published: 8/11/2015

VMware vCloud Air
The Reverse Stretch Deploy Script doesn’t work for VMware vCloud Air users who do not have the Organization Administrator role in vCloud Director (2127081)
Date Published: 8/12/2015
Adding purchased IP addresses in VMware vCloud Air when they do not display automatically (2127205)
Date Published: 8/12/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server
Delegating permissions across domains using Domain Local groups might not work as expected with vCenter Server or vRealize Automation (2128100)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia Dedicated Cloud
Cannot connect to the vCloud Government Services (vCGS) API or to vCGS using vCloud Connector (vCC) (2117454)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
VMware vCloud Networking and Security Manager support of vShield Endpoint (2128156)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware View Manager
Provisioning of VMware View desktops fails with Error : View Composer Agent Initialization Error (16):Failed to Activate Software License (waited xxxx seconds) (2125106)
Date Published: 8/12/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
AWS Government cloud and C2S cloud support in VMware vRealize Automation (2126742)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
Deploying a virtual machine using a clone workflow fails in vRealize Automation 6.x (2127627)
Date Published: 8/10/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Cancelling alerts via the UI does not result in the selected alerts being removed in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x (2123921)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x the Dashboard Reorder/Autoswitch list only shows 25 dashboards (2127975)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
Objects are missing from the VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x inventory when logged in as a vSphere vCenter Server authenticated user (2128010)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
Widgets do not display data and cannot be edited on dashboards imported from a different VMware vRealize Operations Manager installation (2122016)
Date Published: 8/12/2015
vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.0 deployment fails on vCloud (2127663)
Date Published: 8/13/2015
A blob error is generated when logging in to VMware vRealize Operations Manager or when viewing dashboards (2128077)
Date Published: 8/13/2015

VMware vSphere Replication
Deploying vSphere replication 6.0 fails while registering with lookup service (2119343)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

VMware Workstation (for Linux)
Creating symbolic links in a Windows guest operating system on a Linux host does not list files under subdirectories (2123633)
Date Published: 8/14/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 8/8/15

VMware App Volumes
A large number of attached applications causes truncated environment variables when using VMware App Volumes on Windows Vista, 7, 2008 or 2008R2 (2123929)
Date Published: 8/8/2015

VMware ESXi
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 panics after installing an Operating Specific Package (OSP) version of VMware Tools (2125636)
Date Published: 8/5/2015
A Windows virtual machine using the VMXNET3 virtual network adapter that is assigned a multicast MAC address is not recognized (2127248)
Date Published: 8/7/2015
ESXi host loses storage access with the vmkernel.log errors: SCSILinuxAbortCommands:1843: Failed, Driver hpsa, for vmhbax (2127502)
Date Published: 8/6/2015
Adding an ESXi host with a similar CPU to the current EVC baseline (2127212)
Date Published: 8/3/2015
Adding an ESXi host with an older CPU than the current EVC baseline (2127208)
Date Published: 8/3/2015
After upgrading HBA card driver , storage adapter names might change for some of the FC vmhbas (2127274)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware Mirage
VMware Mirage 5.x Web Management Console installs but causes application pool to stop (2126277)
Date Published: 8/9/2015
Unable to add second management server to the mirage cluster with SQL Always On Feature (2127048)
Date Published: 8/9/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Troubleshooting VXLAN Installation in NSX for vSphere (2124894)
Date Published: 8/7/2015
Adding more than 255 characters in the source or destination field for an NSX Distributed Firewall L3 rule fails in VMware NSx for vSphere 6.1.x (2127649)
Date Published: 8/6/2015
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Controllers disconnects intermittently (2127655)
Date Published: 8/6/2015
Troubleshooting NSX for vSphere Edge Load Balancer (2122708)
Date Published: 8/7/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting High Availability (HA) on the NSX for vSphere 6.x Edge (2126560)
Date Published: 8/4/2015

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Custom Reports no longer function after upgrading VMware vCenter Operations Manager to version 5.8.5 (2127573)
Date Published: 8/7/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Enabling debug logging for Inventory Service in the vCenter Server 6.0 (2125609)
Date Published: 8/4/2015
Determining the ownership of VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Components within the vSphere Domain (2126660)
Date Published: 8/7/2015
Enabling and managing EVC on ESXi clusters in vCenter Server 5.x and 6.0 (2124932)
Date Published: 8/3/2015
Opening a console to a virtual machine in the VMware vSphere Web Client fails with the error: Failed to match the SSL thumbprint for “vCenterFQDN”. Make sure that all security patches have been installed on the server and then retry the connection. (2124868)
Date Published: 8/5/2015
Improving transfer speed of task with library items (2112692)
Date Published: 8/3/2015
Triaging a vCenter Server 6.0 installation or upgrade failure with 1603 errors (2127284)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Upgrading vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 to 6.0 that has been changed to a static host name fails (2127059)
Date Published: 8/3/2015
Unable to add Active Directory Users or Groups to vCenter Server Appliance or vRealize Automation permissions (2127213)
Date Published: 8/4/2015

VMware vCenter Update Manager
Unattended Installation of VMware vCenter Update Manager 6.0 (2126111)
Date Published: 8/6/2015

VMware vCloud Air
VMware Mirage with SSL in a VMware vCloud Air environment (2126255)
Date Published: 8/4/2015
How to build the vCloud Connector Node address for a Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand or Disaster Recovery to the Cloud environment (2126268)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Troubleshooting Model Manager Data installation failures in VMware vRealize Automation (2091551)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
Manage core dump files from VMware vRealize Hyperic Agent (2125333)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware View
Unable to use USB redirection after renaming the hostname of view desktop (2127445)
Date Published: 8/8/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
The VMware vRealize Operations Manager Health Weather Map widget cannot be interacted with when the number of child resources exceeds 1000 (2116424)
Date Published: 8/4/2015
Change the IP address on a VMware vRealize Operations Manager single-node deployment (2126066)
Date Published: 8/4/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager the output/values are wrong when using the Projects Capacity Planning with one scenario with multiple Hosts (2115478)
Date Published: 8/4/2015

VMware vSphere CLI
add-esxsoftwaredepot Cmdlet does not support umlaut characters in the directory path (2126109)
Date Published: 8/6/2015

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Configuring vSphere Data Protection 6.0.x replication fails with an authentication error when only port 29000 is open (2127431)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware vSphere Replication
Configuring the NTP server in vSphere Replication 6.0 fails with the error: Error: Cannot update the dynamic configuration (2126965)
Date Published: 8/5/2015

VMware Workspace Portal
VMware Workspace 2.x unable to sync with Thinapp Repository (2126273)
Date Published: 8/4/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 8/1/15

VMware App Volumes
Cannot update prepackaged volumes after VMware App Volumes upgrade to 2.9 (2123645)
Date Published: 8/1/2015

VMware ESXi
Deploying Infinio Accelerator with ESXi 5.x (Partner Support) (2126844)
Date Published: 7/30/2015
Implementing vSphere Metro Storage Cluster using Hitachi Storage Cluster for VMware vSphere with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000 using the Hitachi NAS Platform (2126437)
Date Published: 7/27/2015
Potentially poor NFS Read I/O performance with 10GbE vmnics (2120163)
Date Published: 7/29/2015
The Equallogic-DELL Virtual Server Manager plugin registration, breaks the existing UI elements information for any Vsphere Virtual Client events (2126489)
Date Published: 7/27/2015
Virtual Machine with virtual graphic processing unit (vGPU) Enabled Fails to Power On (2126577)
Date Published: 8/2/2015

VMware Fusion
Error: “Unsupported SVGA driver” when attempting to upgrade to Windows 10 using Software Update in Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 guests (2126929)
Date Published: 7/30/2015

VMware Mirage
Restore Centralised Virtual Device (CVD) keeps fails with error IncorrectManifestData (2126641)
Date Published: 8/2/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Understanding and troubleshooting VMware NSX Manager (2125433)
Date Published: 7/31/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Controllers (2125767)
Date Published: 7/27/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Support for Microsoft SQL 2012 Service Pack 2 with vSphere 5.5 and 6.0 (2126675)
Date Published: 7/29/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Troubleshooting JVM maximum memory heap problems in vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance 5.x (2126282)
Date Published: 7/27/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
SRM service crashes after losing registration with the inventory service (2126658)
Date Published: 7/29/2015

VMware vCloud Director
Changing the socket timeout value of vCloud Director (2124740)
Date Published: 7/27/2015

VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia Dedicated Cloud
How to configure VMware vRealize Automation 6.2 to work with VMware vCloud Government Service (2126628)
Date Published: 7/31/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Configuring monitoring of the VMware vRealize Automation appliance databases (2127052)
Date Published: 7/31/2015

VMware vRealize Log Insight
The VMware Log Insight vRealize Operations 6.x content pack dashboards display no data (2126792)
Date Published: 7/29/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
The VMware vRealize Operations Manager Super Metric name is displayed incorrectly in browsers using a Korean locale (2126416)
Date Published: 7/28/2015
One or more VMware vRealize Operations Manager metrics are not available in the Metric Picker widget when creating a View (2126414)
Date Published: 7/28/2015
How to force the Master Replica node to take over the Master role in a VMware vRealize Operations Manager cluster (2126545)
Date Published: 7/28/2015
Connecting the vCHS adapter over a proxy in VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2126685)
Date Published: 7/29/2015

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) 5.1 – Reconfiguring Cluster Network Task stuck (2039967)
Date Published: 7/28/2015

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
Some vSphere 5.x client applications working with vSphere 5.x servers may fail to authenticate when migrated to vsphere 6.0 servers. (2087981)
Date Published: 7/31/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 7/25/15

VMware App Volumes
VMware App Volumes log analysis tools and log analysis examples (2126475)
Date Published: 7/24/2015
VMware App Volumes log files, log analysis tools, and log analysis examples (2125908)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware ESXi
Disabling VAAI ATS heartbeat using Host Profiles and Auto-Deploy (2123928)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
While performing a test failover in VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8 virtual machine Power On task fails with Error : Operation timed out: 1020 seconds (2125902)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Emulex lpfc native driver stuck on abort handling with timeout (2125904)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Servers/Systems used with Riverbed SteelFusion Edge Hyper converged Solution (Partner Support) (2125627)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware EVO:RAIL
Locating VMware EVO:RAIL Release 1.2.1 Release Notes and downloads (2125254)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware Horizon DaaS
Horizon DaaS/Air – Convert to Gold Pattern process fails with a timeout error for Windows OS (2126179)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
CVE-2015-0204 : FREAK Attack in Chargeback Manager 2.6 and 2.7 (2123548)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vCenter Server
After replacing the VMware vCenter Server certificates in VMware vSphere 6.0, the VMware vSphere Auto Deploy solution user fails to log in (2123631)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Configuring email alert for vCenter Server alarm (2123925)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Using foreign key (FK) constraint checker script to detect potential cause of orphan data existence in the vCenter Server SQL database causing the VMware Virtual Center Server to fail to start (2124695)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
vCenter Server 6.0 fails to display the node count within the environment for a user (2124899)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Installing or Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 fails with the error: Unable to get port number for mssql provider (2125492)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Local users created in VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 6.0 fail to log in after modifying the maximum lifetime value for password expiration (2125495)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
After updating Mozilla Firefox to Version 39 or later, vSphere Web Client Integration Plugin 6.0 no longer functions (2125623)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Deploying vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 in a HA Configuration (2091683)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Users with restricted permissions are unable to view advanced performance data charts in VMware vCenter Server 6.0 (2123566)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Upgrading a vCenter Server protected by vCenter Server Heartbeat to vCenter Server 6.0 (2123927)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Accessing a virtual machine console using the vSphere Web Client in vCenter Server 6.0 fails (2126280)
Date Published: 7/24/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Reviewing and Managing Local and Global Permissions in the vCenter Server 6.0 (2123931)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Attempting to change the IP address of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 fails with the error: IPv4 configuration for nic0 of this node cannot be edited post deployment (2124422)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
The vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 HTML Installer gives the error: Failed to read from file: vmware-vcsa (2125737)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Increasing the disk space for the vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0 (2126276)
Date Published: 7/24/2015
Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance to 6.0 fails with the error: Error during upgrade: Guest operation Initiate File Transfer From Guest (2125629)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
IP customization silently fails in Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 guests when running a test failover in VMware Site Recovery Manager (2125178)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Copying a virtual machine to the VMware On-Demand Cloud using VMware vCloud Connector fails when the disk provisioning is set to Thick Provision Eager Zeroed and the UDT protocol is employed (2124602)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Provisioning multiplevirtual machines in the VMware vRealize Automation with external workflows fails with Timeout on signal errors (2116936)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
VMware vRealize Orchestrator and NSX for vSphere 6.x plug-in compatibility with vRealize Automation 6.1.x (2126258)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
VMware vRealize Automation vCenter Server Proxy Agent stops without errors indicated (2126265)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vCloud Director
Calling the SSOConnection SDK reports the exception: Client received SOAP Fault from server: The time now does not fall in the request lifetime interval extended with clock tolerance of 600000 ms (2125193)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
After deploying a vApp from VMware vCloud Director guest operating system customization does not initiate (2126439)
Date Published: 7/24/2015

VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider
The VMware vCloud Director 5.6.4 service fails to start after upgrade with the error: Could not instantiate class [com.vmware.vcloud.logging.CustomPatternLayout] (2114462)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Renaming a VMware vSphere Cluster used in a VMware vRealize Automation environment (2114494)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Restarting VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x fails with a Waiting for Analytics message in the Admin UI (2114663)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 displays the critical alert: FSDB file corrupted for resourceInternalId (2126139)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Asia/Rangoon timezone is not available in VMware vSphere Data Protection 6.0 (2125513)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 7/18/15

My VMware
My VMware Best Practices for License Management (2124980)
Date Published: 7/15/2015
Virtual Disk Development Kit
Backing up a virtual machine using Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) 6.0 crashes while attempting to open a disk on the Windows Proxy (2125497)
Date Published: 7/16/2015
VMware App Volumes
VMware App Volumes deployment requirements (2124876)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
Troubleshooting VMware App Volumes through the App Volumes Manager console (2125263)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
Troubleshooting VMware App Volumes using the SQL database (2125753)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
Confirming VMware App Volumes environment information from registry entries (2125612)
Date Published: 7/16/2015
VMware ESXi
After changing the Logical Unit Number state from Read-Only to Read-Write virtual machine RDMs remain in Read-Only/Write Protected mode (2118333)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
Upgrade Windows Server 2003 in a VM to a later OS (2120918)
Date Published: 7/15/2015
esxtop csv export is missing vscsi performance data (2123383)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
vMotion fails with Error: Failed to attach filter ‘XXX’ to scsi (2125133)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
VMware NSX for vSphere
NSX for vSphere VXLAN logical switch connectivity tests fail with the error: The VMKPing fault, [ setsockopt() LINUX_SOCKET_SO_NETSTACK failed (Function not implemented)] (2124360)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
Distributed Firewall (DFW) rules fails to process traffic even after successfully publishing the rules in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2125901)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
The Reports Tabs are missing in VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x (2056308)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
VMware vCenter Server
After Installing or Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0, logging into the vSphere Web Client for all users reports: You do not have permissions to view this object or this object does not exist (2125229)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Creating and managing local user accounts on vCenter Server Appliance (2045805)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server
Disk numbers of additional volumes are not reflected in notification email in VMware vRealize Automation (2114225)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
VMware vRealize Hyperic
Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vRealize Hyperic vApp (2125120)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
VMware vRealize Operations Manager
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x the classic dashboard does not have a resource assigned to it out of the box (2124893)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
Unable to remove builtin dashboards for Diagnose, Recommendation, and Self Health In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x (2125117)
Date Published: 7/13/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x widgets using a custom Metric Configuration file have no content or a metric graph that states No Data (2125325)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
How to enable or disable Dynamic Threshold calculations for individual objects or groups of objects (2125615)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1 the alert Distributed Switch configuration is out of sync does not clear (2125778)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
Accessing the Product UI with a node’s IP or FQDN redirects to the admin UI in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2125793)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
Change the vRealize Operations Manager node address format (2124922)
Date Published: 7/17/2015
Increasing the shell timeout value in the VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x virtual appliance (2125330)
Date Published: 7/14/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.2 the Host CPU Capacity Analysis view does not display an accurate value for an ESXi host’s CPU capacity (2125637)
Date Published: 7/17/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 7/11/15

Virtual Disk Development Kit

Hotadd backup jobs fail using the Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5 with timeout errors (2124924)

Date Published: 7/10/2015

 

VMware App Volumes

Troubleshooting VMware App Volumes using the Ruby on Rails console (2125212)

Date Published: 7/10/2015

 

VMware ESX

VMware Products and CVE-2015-1793 (2124931)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware ESXi

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201507001 (2111982)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507401-BG Updates esx-base (2111983)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507402-BG: Updates misc-drivers (2111984)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20150704001-standard (2111985)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20150704001-no-tools (2111987)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20150701001s-standard (2111991)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507403-BG: Updates tools-light (2117541)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507404-BG: Updates scsi-bnx2i (2117543)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507405-BG: Updates sata-ahci (2117545)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507406-BG Updates lsu-lsi-lsi-mr3-plugin (2117546)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507407-BG: Updates lsu-lsi-megaraid-sas-plugin (2117547)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507102-SG: Updates tools-light (2117548)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

Unable to connect ESXi host. Timeout error (2121116)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507101-SG: Updates esx-base (2111990)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20150701001s-no-tools (2111992)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware Horizon

View PowerCLI cmdlets Add-TerminalServerPool, Update-TerminalServerPool, and Get-TerminalServer no longer supported (2124209)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

VMwar View Agent installation fails on Linux machine (2121619)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware Horizon View

VcCache ClassCastException is thrown and any tasks from View Connection Server can not be invoked (2124289)

Date Published: 7/7/2015

Common errors encountered during installation or upgrade of VMware View agent (2120454)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

Response to CVE-2015-4000 (a.k.a., Logjam) for Horizon View and Horizon 6 products (2121183)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

For HTML Access, after upgrading View Connection Server, you must always run the HTML Access installer (2124432)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware Mirage

Mirage sysreport collection composer tool for easy sysreport collection and automatic sysreport collection (2119741)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

 

VMware NSX for vSphere

NSX for vSphere 6.0 and 6.1: Considerations for Management Interface of Distributed Logical Router Control VM (2122060)

Date Published: 7/10/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server

The VMware SSL Certificate Automation Tool 5.5 displays the error: Cannot register vCenter with Inventory Service: 7 (2102685)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

Removing a VMware vSphere Distributed Switch from VMware vCenter Server fails with the error: The resource ‘c-port_id’ is in use. (2120653)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

If Tag/Category description field is empty in the vCloud Suite SDK, an internal server error occurs (2124204)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

Searching for virtual machines in the vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client return the error: Search returned no results (2124226)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware vCenter Server SNMP alerts display ‘0.0.0.0’ as the source IP address (2121208)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

Cannot login vSphere Web Client after the service of vSphere Web Client has been working over 1 year (2122788)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

Enabling HA fails with the error: Cannot install the vCenter Server agent service (2122974)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

Use of virtual accounts for services on a Windows vCenter Server 6.0 (2124709)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

NTP patch for vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2115251)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

Patch for vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2115252)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Site Recovery Manager Server Service fails to start after change to security settings (2118209)

Date Published: 7/7/2015

 

VMware vCloud Air

Identifying the generation of VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud being used (2120464)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud

Unable to a start a vAPP in VMware vCloud Air On-Demand with the error: unable to perform operation contact your cloud administrator (2114265)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware vCloud Automation Center

Signing VMware vRealize Automation certificates using an internal Microsoft CA signing authority (2090090)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

When removing a CPU from a virtual machine in VMware vRealize Automation the hard disks and NIC are also removed unexpectdly (2124198)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

Troubleshooting 404 and 401 errors in vRealize Automation 6.x by validating component configuration. (2114572)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware vCloud Director

Java Garbage Collection runs out of memory and cell CPU hits 100% usage in VMware vCloud Director 5.5.x (2114814)

Date Published: 7/10/2015

Configuring and removing the primary NIC of a powered on virtual machine in vCloud Director 5.5.4 (2123453)

Date Published: 7/10/2015

 

VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia Dedicated Cloud

VMware vCloud Government Services OVF and OVA limitations (2117458)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

Frequently asked questions for user accounts in VMware vCloud Government Service (2119015)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware vCloud Networking and Security

Redeploying a VMware vShield Edge fails if there is a VPN that overlaps with an internal network (2123624)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware View

View Composer service fails to start when installed on a server without internet access (2121443)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VMware Horizon View Client Drive Redirection (2121645)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

Disable RC4 on Blast Secure Gateway (2122359)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware vRealize Automation

Remote Console (VMRC) requirements and troubleshooting for vRealize Automation 6.2.1 (2114235)

Date Published: 7/6/2015

vPostgres replication of a Vware vRealize Automation instance fails with the error: waiting for server to start (2124425)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

 

VMware vRealize Business Standard

In VMware vRealize Business Standard 6.x the Cost Calculation fails with the error: a different object with the same identifier value was already associated with the session (2124956)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

How to determine the status of a long-running VMware vRealize Operations Manager cluster rebalance operation (2124724)

Date Published: 7/9/2015

 

VMware vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection fails to boot due to MCS service failing to start (2122376)

Date Published: 7/8/2015

VDP Plugin does not display in the vSphere Web Client (2122684)

Date Published: 7/7/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 7/4/15

VMware ESXi

Conditions for deploying and upgrading an ESXi host deployed using a custom image (2122056)

Date Published: 6/30/2015

Orphaned snapshot after a failed backup (2114949)

Date Published: 6/30/2015

Virtual Machine PXE client uses the DHCP Relay address as a default gateway instead of the default gateway provided by the DHCP server (2123011)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware EVO:RAIL

Accessing the EVO:RAIL configuration interface fails with a HTTP Status 500 error (2121650)

Date Published: 6/30/2015

 

VMware Horizon View

Understanding and Troubleshooting USB redirection (2121348)

Date Published: 7/1/2015

 

VMware Integrated OpenStack

VMware Integrated OpenStack plug-in is not displayed in the vSphere Web Client (2120262)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)

Changing the Driver for the management pack for Microsoft SCOM in VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2123021)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server

The VMware VirtualCenter Server service fails to start with the error: Access Violation(0xc0000005) (2123212)

Date Published: 7/2/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

vCenter Server certificate validation error for external solutions in environments with External Platform Services Controller (2121701)

Date Published: 7/2/2015

Unable to add ESXi 6.0 host to vCenter Server 6.0 with error “signed certificate could not be retrieved due to a start time error” (2123386)

Date Published: 7/1/2015

 

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

SRM pairing fails with “the host certificate chain is not complete” (2117578)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vCloud Director

Mouse movement in VMware vRealize Automation and VMware vCloud Director is not tracked in console sessions (2120848)

Date Published: 7/2/2015

 

VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia Dedicated Cloud

In vCloud Government Services (vCGS) mounting a ISO file fails with the error: Contact your cloud administrator (2117460)

Date Published: 6/30/2015

Ports closed by default on the VMware vCloud Government Services platform (2119013)

Date Published: 7/2/2015

 

VMware vRealize Business Advanced

In VMware IT Business Management the Number Format Types Value Set not exported with Exported Report (2122999)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Upgrading VMware vRealize Operations 6.0.2 fails if you have applied vRealize Operations 6.0.1 Hot Fixes with the error: Error: upgrade.pak.failed.pak_manager (2120616)

Date Published: 6/30/2015

Notification Rules using an existing Alert Definition as the Notification Trigger cannot be created via the vRealize Operations Manager API (2122991)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x it is not possible to run a Trend View report with the subject Virtual Machine on Custom Group (2123145)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

Silent and console installation modes require the X11 graphics environment (2113036)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

HTTPD affects vRealize Operations Manager for Linux upgrade (2117467)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vSphere Data Protection

VMware vSphere Data Protection service fails to start and the dpnctl status command shows the error: is_compatible_time_zone: ERROR: time zone “Asia/Rangoon” (2121067)

Date Published: 6/29/2015

 

VMware vSphere Replication

Recovering from the configured recovery point objective (RPO) is lower than what the host can support error. (2123433)

Date Published: 7/1/2015

vCenter Server certificate validation error for external solutions in environments with Embedded Platform Services Controller (2121689)

Date Published: 7/2/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 6/27/15

VMware App Volumes

Writable Volumes do not save some user profile settings in App Volumes 2.7.0 / 2.9.0 (2121640)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

 

VMware ESXi

Quiesced snapshot makes guest unresponsive on ESXi 5.5 host after upgrading VMware Tools (2119642)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

Windows virtual machines using the vShield Endpoint TDI Manager or NSX Network Introspection Driver (vnetflt.sys) driver fails with a blue diagnostic screen (2121307)

Date Published: 6/24/2015

Understanding why ESXi hosts appear as Not Responding or Disconnected (2121446)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

 

VMware Horizon

Windows Media Multimedia Redirection does not work with Windows 8/8.1 In high Latency Network (2119600)

Date Published: 6/22/2015

 

VMware NSX for vSphere

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Service Virtual Machines (SVM) on autodeploy setup such as the Guest Introspection appliance require a manual restart after an ESXi host reboot (2120649)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

 

VMware vCenter Operations for Horizon View

In VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon a View server certificate status fault alert is falsely generated (2122395)

Date Published: 6/26/2015

 

VMware vCenter Orchestrator

Executing a VMware vCenter Orchestrator workflow that returns a DynamicType based resource throws exception (2122003)

Date Published: 6/24/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server

Gathering log bundles from Multi-Site vCenter Server 6.0 using the vSphere Web Client returns incomplete logs (2122386)

Date Published: 6/26/2015

Unable to login using the Use Windows Session Credentials feature in the vSphere Web Client (2121717)

Date Published: 6/25/2015

Changing the default language of VMware vCenter Server (2121646)

Date Published: 6/24/2015

Troubleshooting missing inventory items from the vSphere Web Client 6.0 (2121185)

Date Published: 6/25/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Site Recovery Manager is not shown as a licensed asset in the vCenter Server Appliance even after manual registration or modify installation (2120824)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

 

VMware vCloud Automation Center

VMware vRealize Automation 6.1.x and versions upgraded from vRealize Automation 6.1.x contain an incorrect version of OpenSSL (2118182)

Date Published: 6/25/2015

 

VMware vCloud Director

WebMKS and VMRC issues in VMware vCloud Director 5.5.2.1 and vCloud Director 5.6.3 and later (2117384)

Date Published: 6/24/2015

 

VMware View

VMware View Connection server stops responding and terminates View Client Sessions (2119164)

Date Published: 6/22/2015

 

VMware Virtual SAN

Using Oracle RAC on vSphere 6.x VSAN Datastore (2121181)

Date Published: 6/22/2015

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

In VMware vRealize Operations Manager the usage of the /storage/db file system is not consistent across nodes after performing a Rebalance Disk operation (2122683)

Date Published: 6/26/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager will not function when analytics cluster nodes are not in the same datacenter (2115878)

Date Published: 6/26/2015

 

VMware vSphere Replication

When configuring a VMware vSphere Replication 6.0 job, the compression checkbox is greyed out. (2111543)

Date Published: 6/23/2015

 

VMware vSphere Web Client

Troubleshooting vSphere Web Client 6.0 login fails with credential errors (2122367)

Date Published: 6/25/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 6/20/15

Datacenter

Enabling Slew Mode for NTP (2121016)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

VMware products unaffected by the Leap Second change (2121624)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

 

Virtual Disk Development Kit

After installing Virtual Disk Deployment Kit 6.0 and vCenter Server 6.0 on same machine, VixDiskLib_Init() call fails. (2120818)

Date Published: 6/18/2015

 

VMware Continuent for Analytics and Big Data

VMware Continuent tpm command fails with the error: Terminated (2120026)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

 

VMware ESX

VMware ESXi and Leap Seconds (2121190)

Date Published: 6/17/2015

 

VMware ESXi

Understanding Layer 2 networking as reported by VMware ESXi SNMP (2118059)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

Running the dmidecode command on Redhat Enterprise Linux virtual machines returns more CPU’s then what is provisioned (2120256)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

Unable to add Active Directory permissions after installing or upgrading to ESXi 6.0 (2120522)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

Attempting to power on the virtual machine fails with the error: HPET cannot work without extended configuration device (2120703)

Date Published: 6/17/2015

Virtual machines fails to power on when provisioning a pool of virtual machines with VMware Horizon View 5.x (2120704)

Date Published: 6/15/2015

vSphere client reports Software iSCSI Partial/No Redundancy when full Redundancy is available (2054251)

Date Published: 6/15/2015

An ESXi 5.x host PSODs with a panic containing: be_function_internal_query_firmware_config be_function_object_create (2120158)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

vMotion Failing with error “Failed waiting for data. Error 195887179. Connection reset by peer” (2120640)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

 

VMware Horizon

VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications Licensing information (2120845)

Date Published: 6/15/2015

The screen flickers or becomes blank when you drag Metro tiles on Windows 8.1 desktops. (2120159)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server

vCenter Single Sign-On and Platform Services Controller Compatibility Matrix with vCenter Server (2120504)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Health Check (2121042)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

Upgrading vCenter Server 6.0 fails with the error: Installation of component VCSServiceManager failed with error code ‘1603’. Check the logs for more details (2119768)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

Upgrading VMware vCenter Server to 6.0 Fails with the error: VMware VirtualCenter failed firstboot (2120651)

Date Published: 6/17/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Upgrading VMware vCenter Server Appliance from 5.5 to 6.0 fails with the error: File /usr/lib/vmidentity-firstboot.py (2119876)

Date Published: 6/15/2015

 

VMware vCloud Director

Leap Seconds affect on VMware vCloud Director (2121201)

Date Published: 6/18/2015

 

VMware Virtual SAN

Preparing Local SSD’s for use with all-flash VSAN Cluster (2120252)

Date Published: 6/18/2015

 

VMware vRealize Automation

Leap Second impact on VMware vRealize Automation and vRealize Code Stream (2120966)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

How to change the capacity calculation schedule and interval in vRealize Operations Manager (2116569)

Date Published: 6/18/2015

SNMP queries are seen from the Management Pack for Storage Devices against network switches connected to ESXi hosts (2120905)

Date Published: 6/19/2015

 

VMware vRealize Orchestrator

Orchestrator services do not start when upgrading the Windows standalone version of Orchestrator 6.0.1 to Orchestrator 6.0.2 (2121171)

Date Published: 6/18/2015

 

VMware vShield

Addition of leap second may result in vCNS Manager/App/Edge/Data Security appliances becoming non-responsive (2120837)

Date Published: 6/17/2015

 

VMware vSphere Replication

vSphere Replication new deploy fails – VAMI register fails with Error applying startup configuration: com.vmware.vr-d5d2cca5-7afd-4a77-966a-af1b3d7f92d0 (2120154)

Date Published: 6/16/2015

 

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

Vsphere Storage Appliance recover cluster fails before any tasks are started (2116090)

Date Published: 6/17/2015