Home > Blogs > KB Digest

New KB articles published for week ending 1/30/15

VMware ESXi
Installation of VMware Tools on FreeBSD fails if the version of Perl is 5.20 and higher (2142236)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Installing a Linux virtual machine with an e1000e network adapter fails (2143382)
Date Published: 1/25/2016
VMFS filesystem created by default in ESXi 5.1 and newer when using the kickstart scripted installation (2142438)
Date Published: 1/25/2016

VMware Mirage
Mirage branch reflectors anomaly guide (2137027)
Date Published: 1/25/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, virtual machines located behind an NSX Edge Services Gateway (ESG) deployed using vRealize Automation 6.x multi-machine blueprint are unreachable (2135285)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
NSX User Interface (UI) is grayed out for several seconds and exhibits slow performance on NSX for vSphere 6.2.x (2141919)
Date Published: 1/27/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
Procedure to Validate VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x upgrade (2134525)
Date Published: 1/27/2016
NSX is unavailable from the vSphere Web Client Plugin after backup of NSX Manager with quiesced snapshot in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2142263)
Date Published: 1/26/2016

VMware vCenter Server
Right-click menus in vSphere Web Client 6.0 in Internet Explorer 11 displays the Adobe Flash settings drop-down (2139278)
Date Published: 1/25/2016

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Heavy logging on the Platform Services Controller Appliance 6.0 causes /storage/log to fill up (2143565)
Date Published: 1/28/2016

VMware Virtual SAN
After removing and re-inserting a disk associated with VSAN, the disk is not re-added to the VSAN disk group (2143296)
Date Published: 1/25/2016

VMware vRealize Automation
Multi-Machine Blueprint Reported as Partially Succeeded But All the Components Provisioned Correctly (2132084)
Date Published: 1/29/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Upgrading an Endpoint Operations Management Agent from Version 6.1 to Version 6.2 (2137709)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Disable TLS 1.0 in vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 (2138007)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Upgrading Multiple Endpoint Operation Management Agents Simultaneously from a Script (2138748)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Upgrade to vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 stops at step 5 of 9 (2139747)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Cannot disable vRealize Operations Manager high availability (2139750)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
MSSQL Clusters that are not Recognized as a Cluster by the vRealize Endpoint Operations Management Agent (2141151)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
Troubleshooting Absence of Virtual Machine to Operating System Mappings in vRealize Operations Manager (2142019)
Date Published: 1/29/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Update failure on hardened vRealize Operations Manager system (2102679)
Date Published: 1/29/2016
vRealize Operations Manager incorrectly attempts to restart services (2129525)
Date Published: 1/29/2016

VMware Workstation Pro
Fedora 22 Kernel Update Recommended for Workstation Pro and Fusion Guests (2143523)
Date Published: 1/26/2016

New KB articles published for week ending 1/23/15

My VMware
Interpreting the Product Licenses, Details and History report in My VMware (2142853)
Date Published: 1/22/2016
How to navigate to VMware Hybrid & Subscription Purchasing Program (HPP/SPP) in My VMware (2143195)
Date Published: 1/20/2016
How to redeem perpetual products in VMware Hybrid Purchase Products (HPP) (2143201)
Date Published: 1/20/2016
How to redeem Subscription Services in VMware Hybrid Purchasing Program (HPP) (2143204)
Date Published: 1/20/2016
Overview of Redemption history and Fund activity for VMware’s Hybrid Purchasing Program (2143209)
Date Published: 1/20/2016
How to Add and remove fund users in My Funds Page (2143211)
Date Published: 1/20/2016

VMware ESXi
SNMP agent causing unexplained constant high I/O traffic (2135500)
Date Published: 1/21/2016
Legacy Fault Tolerance no longer supported with Broadwell or later processers (2143127)
Date Published: 1/21/2016
The vCenter Server stops responding after an ESXi 5.x or 6.0 host loses connectivity to a remote syslog server (2138800)
Date Published: 1/21/2016

VMware Horizon 6
It takes too long time for login to the desktop if using Persona Management and Anti-Virus(TrendMicro) (2142917)
Date Published: 1/19/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, the NSX Edge experiences high CPU, and/or fails to accept configuration changes (2137685)
Date Published: 1/22/2016
When adding a previously provisioned ESXi host to a cluster in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x, the cluster status for VXLAN displays an error: Error Unconfigure (2137959)
Date Published: 1/21/2016
Firewall rules in a dynamic security group are applied to more than one virtual machine with the same IP address in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2141968)
Date Published: 1/21/2016
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 supportability with vRealize Log Insight Reporting (2143058)
Date Published: 1/18/2016

VMware Site Recovery Manager
SRM 5.x upgrade is failing with “unexpected error code: -1” after vCenter is upgraded to 5.5U3 (2142553)
Date Published: 1/22/2016

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance
Enable root access for SSH for vCenter Orchestrator Appliance 5.5.3 (2143039)
Date Published: 1/19/2016

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
Reverting VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x to vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.x after an upgrade failure (2143080)
Date Published: 1/22/2016

VMware vRealize Automation
Restarting the vRealize Automation installation wizard after it has been canceled (2143063)
Date Published: 1/20/2016

New KB articles published for week ending 1/16/15

My VMware
How to remove an Entitlement Account from your Account Overview in My VMware (2142658)
Date Published: 1/14/2016

VMware App Volumes
Printer mapping fails for VMware App Volumes (2137401)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

VMware ESX
Determining what components of VMware Tools is installed on a Windows virtual machine (2142507)
Date Published: 1/15/2016

VMware ESXi
Intel Cluster-on-Die (COD) Technology, and VMware vSphere 5.5 U3b and 6.x (2142499)
Date Published: 1/11/2016
VMware ESXi local disk detection fails after applying ESXi 6.0 patch ESXi600-201505001 or ESXi600-201507001 on FUJITSU PRIMERGY/PRIMEQUEST Server (2142661)
Date Published: 1/13/2016
Frequent FRAME DROP events caused a Purple Diagnostic Screen (2142317)
Date Published: 1/13/2016
After you install an ESXi 6.0 image on an NVMe device, the device fails to appear on the UEFI list of bootable devices (2142602)
Date Published: 1/12/2016

VMware Integrated OpenStack
Adding an AD group to the Project Role in Horizon UI fails in VMware OpenStack 1.x and 2.0.x (2142600)
Date Published: 1/12/2016

VMware IT Business Management Advanced
The Dependency Tree disappears from an export package in vRB Advanced (2136873)
Date Published: 1/12/2016

VMware Mirage
VMware Mirage client upload fails (2141123)
Date Published: 1/14/2016
VMware Mirage CVD’s are AutoSuspended after CVD integrity report was triggered (2141600)
Date Published: 1/14/2016
Mirage MongoDB service is disabled in VMware Mirage 5.6 (2141995)
Date Published: 1/12/2016
Connecting to VMware Mirage Server from Mirage Client fails with error: ProtocolNotSupported (2141480)
Date Published: 1/12/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
New and migrated virtual machine backed by VXLAN experience connectivity failure in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2133816)
Date Published: 1/13/2016
The netcpa agent on an ESXi host fails to communicate with NSX controller(s) in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2137011)
Date Published: 1/13/2016
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, viewing the Host Preparation tab in the NSX User Interface (UI) displays the error: Internal Server Error (2137123)
Date Published: 1/15/2016
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, adding a second profile to SSL VPN-Plus in Windows 10 fails with the error: SSL VPN-PLus Client could not be upgraded. Try again after rebooting if SSL VPN-Plus Client was already installed on your machine (2142321)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Plugin for vCloud Director
Updating the service account password in vRealize Orchestrator fails with an error: SSL: Login failed with username ‘serviceaccount’ error when (2132977)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

VMware vCenter Server
Support for SMTP authentication and STARTTLS in the vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance 5.x and 6.0 (2063147)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Site Recovery Manager (SRM 5.5 or SRM 5.8.0) fails to start the SRM service after upgrading Vcenter to 5.5U3b (2142487)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

VMware vCenter Update Manager
Installing VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 on a Microsoft Windows platform (2142791)
Date Published: 1/13/2016
Upgrading to vSphere Update Manager 6.0 on a Microsoft Windows platform (2142786)
Date Published: 1/13/2016

VMware vCloud Air
Convert a PKCS12 .p12 certificate to a json certificate for use in VMware vCloud Air Object Storage powered by Google (2136999)
Date Published: 1/14/2016

VMware vCloud Connector
Using an Offline Data Transfer device to transfer workloads into vCloud Air. (2127770)
Date Published: 1/14/2016

VMware vRealize Business Advanced
After upgrading to VMware vRealize Business 8.2.4 you see the message: The Adaptor does not contain a key (2142783)
Date Published: 1/14/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Historical data is lost due to a data purge in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2137020)
Date Published: 1/12/2016
VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x is not displaying PCoIP metric data (2137021)
Date Published: 1/14/2016
Mappings between End Point Operations Operating Systems and vSphere Virtual Machines are not created in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2137969)
Date Published: 1/14/2016

VMware vRealize Orchestrator
Selecting “All Orchestrator Actions” in the VMware vSphere Web Client does not populate an item and highlighting the field shows an error (2142505)
Date Published: 1/11/2016

New KB articles published for week ending 1/9/15

VMware ESX
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20160104001-standard (2141942)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Time drift in guest operating system during snapshot removal (2142205)
Date Published: 1/6/2016

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201601001 (2135114)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601401-BG: Updates esx-base (2135115)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601402-BG: Updates tools-light (2135116)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601404-BG: Updates net-tg3 (2135118)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601405-BG: Updates net-e1000e (2135119)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160104001-no-tools (2135121)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601102-SG: Updates tools-light (2135123)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160101001s-no-tools (2135125)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Micron P420m PCIe SSDs experience command timeout issue (2140917)
Date Published: 1/8/2016
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201601501 (2141164)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201601501-BG: Updates esx-base (2141207)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Migration of Service VM (SVM) may cause ESXi host issues in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2141410)
Date Published: 1/6/2016
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch 5.5.0-20160104001-no-tools (2141943)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
HP StoreVirtual VSA version 12.x Configuration Requirements (2142204)
Date Published: 1/6/2016
“Fatal Error: 15 (Not found)” displayed on reboot after patching VIBs using the vSphere Update Manager (2141904)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Accessing Fujitsu iRMC using the High Speed transfer protocol (HTI) in ESXi 5.5 and ESXi 6.0 (Partner Verified and Support) (2141985)
Date Published: 1/8/2016
Unable to power ON and migrate the virtual machine after upgrade to ESXi 5.5 from ESXi 5.1 (2141997)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601403-BG: Updates ehci-ehci-hcd, misc-drivers, and xhci-xhci (2135117)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160104001-standard (2135120)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601101-SG: Updates esx-base (2135122)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160101001s-standard (2135124)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
RHEL 6 or 7 virtual machines running on ESXi 6 crash with VMCISock errors (2142110)
Date Published: 1/7/2016

VMware Horizon 6
Unable to start VMware View Connection Server service after upgrading from 5.3.5 to 6.0.1 (2141806)
Date Published: 1/5/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
Guidelines for monitoring NSX Edge disk usage in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x (2141916)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Shutdown/Startup order of the NSX for vSphere 6.x environment after a maintenance window or a power outage (2139067)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
NSX Distributed Firewall filtered rules may be deleted during the firewall rule publish operation in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2141155)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
VDR instances fails to get re-created after rebooting an ESXi host in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2139509)
Date Published: 1/5/2016

VMware vCenter Server
Security patch for VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Update 1b (2130504)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Supported TLS protocols for vSphere 6.0 Update 1b (2136185)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Migrating a virtual machine using the vSphere Web Client 6.0 displays a blank destination network (2140943)
Date Published: 1/8/2016
Installing vCenter Server 6.0 with an External PSC fails with the error: vCenter is unable to check the version of the external PSC is version 6 (2141493)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Patching the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from a Zipped Update Bundle (Version 6.0 Update1b and above) (2142009)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Upgrading vCenter Server Appliance from 5.5 Update 3b to 6.0 Update 1b fails (2142020)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
vCenter Server vpxd service fails with the error: vim.host.NetworkSystem.updateNetworkConfig: vmodl.fault.SystemError (2142029)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Clearing user preferences for Client Intergration Plugin/VMware-csd guard dialog box in vSphere Web Client (2142218)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Full patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 1b (2130505)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
Disabling SSLv3 protocol for VMware Authentication Proxy – Port 51915 (2136184)
Date Published: 1/7/2016

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Installing/Upgrading VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.x fails with the error: The HTTPS port number entered is not available. Please enter a different port number (2053440)
Date Published: 1/5/2016

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Mouse movement in VMware vRealize Automation is not tracked in console sessions (2132804)
Date Published: 1/8/2016

VMware Virtual Disk Development
VMware VDDK defaults to Network Block Device transport mode when advanced transport modes are not available (2141511)
Date Published: 1/6/2016

VMware Virtual SAN
Support for Server SAN Suite (2142261)
Date Published: 1/8/2016
SSD log buildup can cause poor performance in a Virtual SAN Cluster (2141386)
Date Published: 1/8/2016

VMware vRealize Automation
vCenter Data Collection fails after upgrading to VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 and VMware vRealize Business 7.0 (2141411)
Date Published: 1/5/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Executing a report with view created from Hyperic object metrics fails in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2139087)
Date Published: 1/7/2016
vRealize Operations Manager Custom Certificate Tool (2135521)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
The VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon (V4H/V4V) 6.2 Broker Agent fails to pair with the Horizon adapter (2140844)
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Changing the service account for the epops-agent in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1.x EndPoint (2142246)
Date Published: 1/8/2016

VMware vShield
Loss of connectivity on newly created VXLAN virtual wires protected by vShield App in vCloud Networking and Security 5.x (2130723)
Date Published: 1/8/2016

New KB articles published for week ending 1/2/15

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Backing up a virtual machine using HotAdd transport mode fails If SCSI controllers are not added to proper SCSI ports (2141281)
Date Published: 12/22/2015
Performing restore operation when Changed Block Tracking is enabled fails (2139856)
Date Published: 12/24/2015

VMware ESXi
Broadcom bnx2x: Unknown cnic driver state (2141475)
Date Published: 12/23/2015
Understanding the port assignment logic in a distributed vSwitch 5.x for Static binding (2141738)
Date Published: 12/24/2015

VMware Horizon 6
View Persona Management setting “Remove local persona at logoff” does not work on Windows 10 (2141840)
Date Published: 12/29/2015

VMware Horizon Air
Guidelines on changing local administrator password for Gold Pattern with VMware Horizon Air (2140143)
Date Published: 1/3/2016

VMware App Volumes
VMware App Volumes AppStacks overwrite drive mappings. (2139351)
Date Published: 12/30/2015
In VMware vCenter 6.0.x, Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (SDRS) virtual machine settings are not preserved after a vpxd service restart (2141506)
Date Published: 12/22/2015

VMware Virtual SAN
VSAN Network Health Check for MTU check fails in a Stretched Cluster (2141733)
Date Published: 12/24/2015

VMware vRealize Business Advanced
Cannot load UI after running clean install of VMware vRealize Business Advanced 8.2.4 (2141419)
Date Published: 12/21/2015

VMware vRealize Orchestrator
After Migration to Orchestrator 7.0.0 Some Default Plug-Ins are Downgraded (2141660)
Date Published: 12/22/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 12/19/15

VMware ESXi
Enhancement to VMware Tools installer for FreeBSD (2139943)
Date Published: 12/16/2015
vSphere Distributed Switch Health Check reports unsupported VLANs for MTU and VLAN check when multiple uplinks with different configurations are in use (2140503)
Date Published: 12/14/2015
VMware vSphere Data Protection image backups from ESXi 6.0 hosts may lose data written to the VM disk during snapshot consolidation processes (2140556)
Date Published: 12/17/2015
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, preparing a stateless VMware ESXi 5.5.x host fails with the error: Insufficient IP addresses in IP pool (2140713)
Date Published: 12/14/2015
Creating virtual machines on VSAN or VVol using the Web Services API fails (2139519)
Date Published: 12/16/2015
Windows Guest Operating System reports the warning: [vmusr:vmusr] SimpleSock: Socket # closed by peer (2140464)
Date Published: 12/15/2015

VMware Horizon 6
Configuring VMware View full clone pools to reuse desktop names (2138714)
Date Published: 12/15/2015

VMware Horizon View Client for Mac
PIV smart card authentication fails in Horizon Client for Mac OS X (2140845)
Date Published: 12/15/2015
SSO fails for RDP sessions when Horizon Client for Mac OS X is installed on an El Capitan client system (2140847)
Date Published: 12/15/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Configuring a radius authentication server on NSX Edge fails with the error: Failed to add auth server configuration in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2135649)
Date Published: 12/18/2015
Multicast traffic is dropped when Arista Switches are utilized in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2 (2135659)
Date Published: 12/17/2015
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, dynamic routing traffic fails on the NSX Edge uplink interface it is disabled and re-enabled (2138169)
Date Published: 12/18/2015
Service Composer User Interface (UI) in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2 displays the error: Firewall configuration is not in sync since <date> (2138540)
Date Published: 12/17/2015
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x, adding a rule for block flows in the Flow Monitoring User Interface (UI) fails with the error: Internal Server Error (2135968)
Date Published: 12/17/2015

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Resolving the deserialization vulnerability for embedded vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.x and 5.5.x (CVE-2015-6934) (2141244)
Date Published: 12/18/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Impact of limited IPMI command support in HPE Superdome X on VMware vSphere (2140823)
Date Published: 12/15/2015
In the vSphere Web Client enabling replications displays: all unset Actions (2140737)
Date Published: 12/16/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Joining the vCenter Server Appliance or vRealize Automation Identity Appliance to a Domain fails with the error code 31 (2134063)
Date Published: 12/15/2015
VMware vCenter Server Appliance incorrectly reports SSO as not initialized in the Virtual Appliance Management Interface (2140849)
Date Published: 12/17/2015

VMware vCloud Director
IE configurations for vCloud director if vCD all users would like not to use NPAPI (2138486)
Date Published: 12/17/2015

VMware vCloud Usage Meter
Usage Meter Download (2140201)
Date Published: 12/15/2015

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
Managing core dump files from the Endpoint Operations Management Agent in vRealize Operations Manager (2140806)
Date Published: 12/14/2015

VMware vRealize Application Services
VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 Upgrade and Deprecated Features (2137919)
Date Published: 12/17/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Impact on vRealize Code Stream setup upon upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.x to 7.0 (2137215)
Date Published: 12/18/2015
In VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.x, the Prerequisite Checker validations for IIS Server Windows Authentication fail if the Windows Authentication settings were modified after the installation of IIS components (2138781)
Date Published: 12/18/2015
Log locations for VMware vRealize Automation 7.x (2141175)
Date Published: 12/18/2015

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager
In VMware vRealize Configuration Manager 5.x, the discovery jobs cause a pause on new jobs generating until the discovery is fully generated (2139608)
Date Published: 12/14/2015

VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications
Manually changing the status of the cluster in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2135749)
Date Published: 12/15/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Consolidate existing and non-existing vSphere objects that have been migrated from one VMware vCenter Server to another including the metric history (2136216)
Date Published: 12/15/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1.x, searching for users to be added to a group does not consistently highlight matching entries (2140808)
Date Published: 12/14/2015
Unable to configure VMware vRealize Orchestrator Remediation Adapter v1.0 in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 when integrated with SSO (2141279)
Date Published: 12/18/2015

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Storage vMotion fails in a vSphere Resplication environment with the error: A general system error occurred: Missing datastore for backing file (2140743)
Date Published: 12/16/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 12/12/15

VMware ESX
Enabling SSLv3 protocol on vSphere 5.5 (2139396)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
The configuration data in the vmciAccessManager.xml file will be missing after upgrading to ESXi 5.5 update 3b (2140046)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware ESXi
SSLv3 remains enabled on Auto Deploy after patch update or minor upgrade (2136188)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
After upgrading an ESXi 5.5 host to Update 3b and later, the host is no longer manageable by vCenter Server (2140304)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
When using a blade environment, VMware ESXi 5.5 vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) healthcheck fails (2140338)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
ESXi 6.0 host hallts with a purple diagnostic screen showing this function call: FTCptWriterFunc (2127997)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
Extending an eager-zeroed virtual disk causes virtual machine stun in ESXi 6.0 GA/ 6.0 U1 (2135380)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
VMware ESXi host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning i40e_lan_xmit_frame (2126909)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
Validating a host profile while editing against an ESXi host fails with the error: Cannot validate host customizations for host (2135372)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512402-BG: Updates ehci-ehci-hcd (2135792)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512403-BG: Updates tools-light (2135793)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512404-BG: Updates lsi-msgpt3 (2135794)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512101-SG: Updates esx-base (2135795)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512102-SG: Updates tools-light (2135796)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi-5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151204001-standard (2135797)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi-5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151204001-no-tools (2135798)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi-5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151201001s-standard (2135799)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi-5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151201001s-no-tools (2135800)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
Unable to take quiesce Snapshot if system time differs from ESXi host time (2139166)
Date Published: 12/9/2015
Entering a vSphere 5 Remote Office Branch Office License Key in a vSphere ESXi 5.5 host fails with the error: An error occurred when assigning the specific license key: License is not valid for this product (2135266)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201512001 (2135410)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201512401-BG: Updates esx-base (2135436)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware EVO:RAIL
Configuring EVO:RAIL fails with the error: Error configuring Log Insight (2138548)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
The EVO:RAIL interface is not accessible in Internet Explorer 10 (2136535)
Date Published: 12/10/2015

VMware Horizon View
View Composer Server appears Red in the View Administrator with “The service is not working properly” (2044618)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
MSRPC connections time out when forwarded through the VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x Edge (2137751)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
Recommended minimum VMware Tools versions for Endpoint Security in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2139740)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
The command ping from the control virtual machine of a VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x distributed logical router (DLR) to virtual machines connected to the DLR internal interface fails (2127355)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
SSL VPN service fails to start after being configured on an NSX Edge in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2127419)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting Message Bus in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2133897)
Date Published: 12/10/2015
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, registering NSX Manager to Lookup Service with External Platform Service Controller (PSC) fails with the error: server certificate chain not verified (2132645)
Date Published: 12/10/2015

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Configuring the Care Systems Analytics Management Pack for Epic, System Pulse fails with the error: Unable to establish valid connection to the server (2135501)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware vCenter Server
VMware-VIMPatch-5.5.0-3000346-20150901 (2140608)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance with an Embedded PSC from 5.5 to 6.0 (2134490)
Date Published: 12/7/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Installing SRM fails with the error: Failed to install certificate (2125590)
Date Published: 12/9/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Creating an SSL-VPN connection in a VMware vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud using Advanced Network Services (2135463)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server
Deploying a VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.x Edge through vRealize Automation 6.x multi-machine blueprint fails with the error: Failed to publish configuration on vShield Edge (2127345)
Date Published: 12/10/2015

VMware View
Troubleshooting common dashboard errors on VMware View Administrator (2135462)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware View Manager
View desktop in Protocol Failure state when TCP port 32111 on the desktop is blocked (2139989)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware Virtual SAN
Upgrading from Virtual SAN 5.5 to VSAN 6.x can potentially result in lost data in the Virtual SAN Cluster. (2139969)
Date Published: 12/7/2015

VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications
Register the VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x vSphere Web Client plugin using a DNS name (2135740)
Date Published: 12/7/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Change the Dynamic Threshold Calculation start time in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2135747)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 displays an erroneous alarm for virtual machine for: Virtual Machine is experiencing high number of receiver packets dropped (2135951)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x, snapshot related metrics are not accurate (2137520)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
Details on licensed objects and behavior to expect in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2139573)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
Public Patch (Build 3294016) for VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2139886)
Date Published: 12/11/2015
Ensuring adequate free disk space is available on VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x nodes (2135651)
Date Published: 12/8/2015
Incorrect User name/Password displayed for admin user after an attempted login in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.0 (2135739)
Date Published: 12/7/2015
The End Point Operations Manager Agent fails to communicate with VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2135661)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

VMware Workstation Player
Upgrading the guest to Windows 10 version 1511 might prevent VMware Tools related features from working (2139517)
Date Published: 12/8/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 12/5/15

VMware ESX
Troubleshooting duplicate Mac address or IP address in VMware vCenter Server with a PowerCLI command (2125085)
Date Published: 12/2/2015

VMware ESXi
Resetting Changed Block Tracking for VMware vSphere virtual machines (2139574)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
Migrating a virtual machines to a vSphere environment from other virtual providers using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone (2137141)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
Stale Datastore entry for a Virtual Machine (2127851)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
Consolidating virtual machine snapshots fails with the error: Change tracking target file already exists (2135468)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
Isolating a virtual machine hard disk from snapshots in vCenter Server 5.x and 6.0 (2137142)
Date Published: 12/3/2015

VMware Mirage
Adding language packs for Japan, Korea, or China for Mirage Bare Metal Provisioning (2138902)
Date Published: 11/30/2015
VMware Mirage MongoDB service in Mirage 5.4 and later fails to start with the error: error code 100 (2135899)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
When an ESXi host is moved between a protected and unprotected cluster in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, Guest Introspection deployment fails the error: vib operation failed (2127423)
Date Published: 12/4/2015
Editing the BIOS UUID of a newly created or cloned NSX Manager during a restore operation in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2 (2135300)
Date Published: 12/1/2015
Netcpa issues in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2137005)
Date Published: 11/30/2015
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, host preparation and deployment status query fails with the error: com.vmware.vim.binding.eam.fault.NoConnectionToVCenter (2127343)
Date Published: 12/3/2015

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Resetting the VMware vRealize Orchestrator web configuration password (2136326)
Date Published: 12/4/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Enabling Fault Tolerance in vCenter Server 5.x and 6.0 on a virtual machine fails with the error: A general system error occurred: Source detected that destination failed to resume (2134015)
Date Published: 12/4/2015
Opening a console to a virtual machine from the vSphere Web Client displays a blank screen (2137144)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
All Site Recovery Manager Operations That Require SRM Licensing Are Not Available If The Name of Your SRM Site Contains Non-English Characters (2139178)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Storage information reported through SNMP does not get periodically refreshed on vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2135504)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
The SNMP service fails to start when booting the vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2135626)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Repairing Site Recovery Manager 6.x after replacing certificates on vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller 6.0 (2138411)
Date Published: 12/5/2015
SRM 6 Site pairing fails with error: insufficient privileges on SSO server (2124935)
Date Published: 12/4/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Uploading an OVF file to VMware vCloud Director fails with the error: Allocation unit MegaBytes does not match the rules for CIM programmatic unit specification used in OVF descriptors (2134237)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
VMware vCloud Connector copy fails with the error: Transfer failed :UDT error:1001: server does not exist :connect0:connect (2135783)
Date Published: 12/4/2015

VMware vCloud Air Disaster Recovery
Hardware Version 11 not currently supported in vCloud Air Disaster Recovery (2134275)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand
API Calls to vCloud Air OnDemand (2105555)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
The Managed Object and Universally Unique Identifier ID’s are not displayed for monitored VMware vFabric Hyperic platforms (2134311)
Date Published: 12/2/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Using the VMware vRealize Production Test Tool to validate and test your vRealize Automation configuration (2134520)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vRealize Business Advanced
Misinterpretation of dates when uploading an xlsx file to an upload flat file adaptor in VMware IT Business Management (2134341)
Date Published: 12/1/2015

VMware vRealize Business Enterprise
Editing the Java Memory Heap in vRealize Business Advanced/Enterprise 8.x (2134362)
Date Published: 12/2/2015

VMware vRealize Business Standard
Cost Calculations have an exclamation mark but no error on the calculation page in VMware vRealize Business Standard 6.x (2136096)
Date Published: 12/4/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Dashboards are not present after upgrading VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2134247)
Date Published: 12/1/2015
Upgrading VMware vRealize Operations Manager from 6.0.2 to 6.1 causes the setup wizard to load upon initial login (2134256)
Date Published: 12/1/2015
The Notify again setting is not honored for SMTP-based alert notifications in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2134789)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
VMware vRealize Operations Manager performance suffers when there is a single VMware vCenter Server Adapter instance collecting for thousands of vSphere objects (2135238)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
Adding a virtual disk larger than 2TB to a VMware vRealize Operations Manager node does not result in an increase in the /storage/db file system (2135465)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
When a node name includes an underscore in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x, the node status stalls on: Waiting for analytics (2135738)
Date Published: 12/4/2015
Some VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x alerts are not sent by a configured SNMP trap plugin (2135965)
Date Published: 12/4/2015
VMware vRealize Operations Manager notification rule does not display or trigger the type/subtype correctly in the rule UI settings (2134254)
Date Published: 12/1/2015
An Active Directory user account is not found during an attempted LDAP user import in VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2135246)
Date Published: 12/2/2015
Configuring the End Point Agent for Operating System Monitoring (EPAgent, End Point Operations Management Solution) in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2135051)
Date Published: 12/2/2015

VMware vRealize Orchestrator
Unable to access published VMware vRealize Orchestrator webviews (2135370)
Date Published: 12/3/2015

VMware vSphere Replication
Starting the VMware vSphere Replication (VR) appliance fails with this error: fsck failed. Please repair manually and reboot. (2125625)
Date Published: 12/5/2015

VMware Workstation
Unable to access Shared Virtual Machines in VMware Workstation Server on a Fedora Host (2134671)
Date Published: 12/3/2015
An OpenGL API-based application running on a VMware Linux or Windows guest generates errors, renders incorrectly, or crashes (2139606)
Date Published: 12/4/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 11/28/15

VMware App Volumes
Active Directory specified in App Volumes Manager is no longer available (2135839)
Date Published: 11/24/2015

VMware ESXi
Using Non-PCI storage adapters in Vmware vSphere 6.0 and later can cause heap exhaustion (2137341)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201511001 (2137545)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201511401-BG: Updates esx-base (2137546)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
Restoring the backup of a thin-provisioned disk created on an NFS volume results in disk type change from thin to thick-provisioned, eager-zeroed (2137818)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
ESXi 5.5 Windows virtual machines BSOD randomly with the error: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (50) Invalid system memory was referenced: vmmemctl.sys (2138677)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20151104001-standard (2137547)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20151104001-no-tools (2137548)
Date Published: 11/25/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
NSX L2 VPN server configuration fails with the error: Invalid Certificate or Private Key when using a self-signed/CA certificate in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x (2127411)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
Modifying an NSX Transport zone through the vSphere Web Client (add/edit/delete/connect/disconnect) fails with the error: Internal server error has occurred in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2134811)
Date Published: 11/27/2015
Downloading logs from multiple NSX Controllers simultaneously fails with the error: 404 Not Found in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2135653)
Date Published: 11/26/2015
Installing the SSL VPN-Plus client on a MAC OSX Yosemite or higher fails with the error: Install failed: The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail in VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5 and NSX for vSphere 6.x (2135829)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
NSX Management Service fails with the error: Error creating bean with name in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2135379)
Date Published: 11/27/2015

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance
After importing the REST configuration into VMware vRealize Orchestrator you see the error: Error in Plug-in (2133883)
Date Published: 11/25/2015

VMware vCloud Director
Required datastore capacity is incorrectly calculated when the vCloud Director placement engine attempts to add or grow a virtual machine disk which resides in a Datastore cluster (2135047)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
Deploying a template virtual machine to a vApp fails with the error: The requested operation will exceed the VDC’s storage quota (2133505)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider
After upgrading to VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider 5.6.4 the cell logs stop updating and the JMX log file fills up the disk space (2134206)
Date Published: 11/26/2015
VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia Dedicated Cloud
Internal API calls from a virtual machine within VMware vCloud Government Services are delayed (2135464)
Date Published: 11/24/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Unable to select published Application Services requests after upgrading to VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.x from 6.1.x (2132224)
Date Published: 11/26/2015
Reconfiguring a virtual machine VMware vRealize Automation fails with the error: Exception during request callback (2133024)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
VMware vRealize Automation Appliance is running out of disk space (2133183)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
Supportability details for multiple private network configurations for VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.x (2138774)
Date Published: 11/26/2015
VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.3 build 1499677 Hot Patch (2138947)
Date Published: 11/26/2015
Upgrading VMware vRealize Automation 6.x fails with the error: Error uninstalling DEM DEM-W (2133832)
Date Published: 11/23/2015

VMware vRealize Business Enterprise
Opening Favorite Reports in VMware vRealize Business Advanced or Enterprise fails with the error: An unexpected error occurred (2134397)
Date Published: 11/26/2015

VMware vRealize Log Insight
The /storage/core file system is always nearly full on one or more VMware vRealize Log Insight nodes (2134152)
Date Published: 11/24/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Certificate errors and failed adpater instances in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2133272)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
Configuring an End Point Operations Management Agent silent configuration script to populate the required fields automatically (2133288)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
Prevent default dashboards from being displayed in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2133879)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
Switching VMware vRealize Operations Manager network addressing between IPV4 and IPV6 is unsupported (2134149)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
The configuration wizard is displayed after upgrading VMware vRealize Operations Manager to version 6.1. (2134163)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
Configuration file customizations are not migrated from vCenter Operations Manager 5.8 to vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 via the Data Import wizard (2134165)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
In VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 the HIS XDB|HIS Function Calls related metrics are excessively high (2137820)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
Pairing vRealize Operations Manager 6.x with a VMware vSphere vCenter that has a weak certificate fails with the error: Certificates does not conform to algorithm constraints (2138644)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
Pairing VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x with a VMware vSphere vCenter fails with the error: Certificates does not conform to algorithm constraints (2138646)
Date Published: 11/25/2015
Metric data misinterpreted by VMware vRealize Operations Manager as having a higher or lower value than expected (2133715)
Date Published: 11/23/2015
vSphere objects are not properly marked as Not Existing in VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2133868)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
A heatmap widget using a tag-based filter might display no data in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2133886)
Date Published: 11/24/2015
Email alerts not sending when an alert is generated in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2138946)
Date Published: 11/26/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 11/21/15

My VMware
Subscription Purchasing Program Monthly plans (2126308)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
What are Overages (2126309)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
Unable to Complete a Purchase in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (2133745)
Date Published: 11/20/2015

VMware ESX
Understanding the NFS .lck lock file to understand the ESX host and NFS filename it refers to (2136521)
Date Published: 11/17/2015

VMware ESXi
Powering on a vSphere Flash Read Cache enabled virtual machine causes VMware ESXi 5.5 host to become unresponsive (2137951)
Date Published: 11/18/2015
VMware ESXi host using EMC Powerpath experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning PowerServiceDaemonQ (2135505)
Date Published: 11/18/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Palo Alto Networks VM-Series for VMware NSX for vSphere Edition (2136519)
Date Published: 11/18/2015
The “Limit Scope” option is not available when adding/editing a user in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2 (2136534)
Date Published: 11/18/2015
Edge Security Gateway (ESG) HA vNIC dropdown selection is always empty in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.0 (2138158)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x and vCloud Networking and Security 5.x Edge (2127073)
Date Published: 11/19/2015

VMware ThinApp
Web pages fail to open from thinapped Internet Explorer (2137873)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
VMware vCenter Log Insight
Recursive Active Directory group traversal performance in VMware vRealize Log Insight 3.0 (2138356)
Date Published: 11/20/2015

VMware vCenter Server
The VMware VirtualCenter Server service 6.0 fails when a virtual machine is deployed from a template that is in a DRS cluster with the error: Panic: Win32 exception: Access Violation (0xc0000005) (2135640)
Date Published: 11/16/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Sending email from the VMware vCenter Server Appliance after configuring an SMTP relay gateway fails with the error: stat=Deferred: Connection timed out (2124423)
Date Published: 11/21/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware Site Recovery Manager Server fails to connect with the error : GetConnection: Still waiting for available connections (2131874)
Date Published: 11/17/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop
After upgrading the VMware vRealize Automation Identity appliance to 6.2.3 the vmware-stsd service fails to start (2135825)
Date Published: 11/18/2015

VMware vRealize Hyperic
Resolving service failures due to full disks in VMware vRealize Hyperic 5.x (2134683)
Date Published: 11/20/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
How to export dashboards in VMware vRealize Operations Manager when the UI is not accessible (2133152)
Date Published: 11/18/2015
VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.8 data cannot be imported into vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2134188)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
vRealize Operations Manager upgrade fails when Remote Collector nodes are separated by a firewall (2134192)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
Logging into VMware vRealize Operations Manager fails for users with a custom Role defined with the error: Incorrect user name or password (2134255)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon Broker Agent cannot be configured when Horizon View is not running on the default port (2134269)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
An error is generated when attempting to import LDAP users in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1.x (2134685)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
An IllegalStateException error is generated when attempting to run reports on some objects in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2135644)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
Internal Error on the licensing tab after applying VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 hotfix 1 (2136697)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
A NullPointerException error is generated when attempting to stop collection on an object in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2137817)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
Graphs in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 reports do not always display the full range of data on the Y axis (2137963)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
Stress values for some objects in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 differ between the Stress widget and the Analysis / Stress / Business Week Workload page (2137972)
Date Published: 11/19/2015
Custom dashboards are missing after upgrading VMware vRealize Operations Manager to version 6.1 (2134355)
Date Published: 11/20/2015
Log Insight 3.0 alerts are not sent to VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2137816)
Date Published: 11/19/2015

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Opening vdp-configure URL in Chrome or Firefox fails with error ERR_SSL_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY (2134491)
Date Published: 11/17/2015