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New Articles Published for Week Ending 11/17/12

OEM Authorized Support Providers Partner monthly Support Report (2038743)
Date Published: 11/14/2012

VMware Data Recovery
Synchronizing the VDR appliance with an NTP server (1019539)
Date Published: 11/14/2012

VMware ESX
VMware ESX 4.1, Patch Release ESX410-201211001 (2036254)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211402-SG: Updates bind-libs and bind-utils RPMs (2036262)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211405-SG: Updates nss and nspr libraries (2036268)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Unable to install ESXi/ESX on Dell R510 with PERC S300 controller (2007524)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
ESX 4.0 fails to initialize USB during boot (2011949)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
ESX/ESXi 4.1 host takes a long time to reconnect to vCenter Server after a reboot (2012050)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Enabling the SSD option on SSD based disks/LUNs that are not detected as SSD by default (2013188)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Determining if a VMware Tools upgrade requires a reboot of a Windows guest operating system (2015163)
Date Published: 11/13/2012
Windows guests running .Net 2.0 applications fail periodically when running on ESX/ESXi 4.1 on AMD systems (2004129)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211401-SG: Updates VMkernel, CIM, Tools, and others (2036261)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211403-BG: Updates ipmi-ipmi-si-drv driver (2036263)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211406-BG: Updates net-e1000e driver (2036269)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201211407-SG: Updates expat, python, and python-libs (2036271)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Cannot power on a virtual machine located in an NFS datastore (2037507)
Date Published: 11/15/2012

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 4.1 Patch ESXi410-201211401-SG: Updates Firmware (2036273)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Using vSphere Auto Deploy to create a vCloud Networking and Security Stateless ESXi image (2036701)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Creating a local VMFS datastore after a fresh installation of ESXi 5.0 fails with the error: Error during the configuration of the host:Failed to update the disk partition information (2037192)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
vMotion of Windows virtual machine fails at 63% with the error: Source detected that destination failed to resume (2015595)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
RDM with a size superior to 2 TB reported as invalid disk from the Windows 2003 Guest OS (2034200)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
LSI SAS HBA is unable to see the LUNs after upgrading to ESXi 5.x (2034740)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
ESXi 5.1 host fails with a purple diagnostic screen when powering on a virtual machine with a PCI passthru device (2039030)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Implementing vSphere Metro Storage Cluster using Hitachi Storage Cluster for VMware vSphere (featuring Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform) (2039406)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Large Packet loss at Guest OS level on the VMXNet3 vNIC in ESXi 4.x / 5.x (2039495)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Cannot communicate over a Virtual Distributed Switch Uplink if its name has more than 31 characters (2038953)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
VMware ESXi 4.1, Patch Release ESXi410-201211001 (2036257)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
VMware ESXi 4.1 Patch ESXi410-201211402-BG: Updates VMware tools (2036274)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
ESXi host does not retain Active Directory membership after a reboot (2005012)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
When upgrading, vCenter Server attempts to upgrade the vpxa agent on ESX/ESXi hosts a second time (2035759)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
SSH connection after upgrading to ESXi 5.0 fails with the auth.log error: Could not load host key (2010607)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Configuring HA on an ESXi 5.x host fails with the error: Cannot install the vCenter agent service. Unknown installer error (2032101)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Creating a quiesced snapshot in Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 fails with the error: Snapshot guest failed (2034002)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
Data corruption when using VMware ESXi 5.x with VAAI hardware accelerated VMFS data movement enabled on IBM System Storage DCS3700, DS3512, and DS3524 Storage Controllers (2039608)
Date Published: 11/15/2012

VMware Fusion
VMware Fusion 5 repeatedly prompts for the license key (2038051)
Date Published: 11/12/2012

VMware Service Manager
Rules in conditional branches within Service Manager are executed even when the conditional branch is already closed (2035653)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
The Manage CMDB Task in Service Manager fails with a Permission Denied error (2031368)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Bullet points are positioned incorrectly in the VMware Service Manager Customer portal (2039115)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
After rating/commenting on a Knowledge Base article in the Service Manager Customer portal, the screen refreshes and all formatting is lost (2039443)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
‘Only when blank’ option unavailable for Model and Manufacturer in the integration mapping in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2039456)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Removing an SLA applied to a call after the call is saved in VMware Service Manager 7.x / 8.x. / 9.x (2031104)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Troubleshooting a performance problem in Service Manager (vSM) (2033938)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Using a Multi QD widget in a Service Manager form causes display issues with screen width and height (2035647)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
When reviewing a closed Service Manager request that is reopened via the API, the request appears as closed (2038750)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
The Equal & Below parameter for CMDB Item Type does not work in the Service Manager IPK Statistics – Top Ten CMDB report (2039114)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Configuration Portability does not import all configuration information for Customer Survey in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2039446)
Date Published: 11/14/2012

VMware ThinApp
Virtualized Internet Explorer 8.0 captured on an operating system version earlier than Windows Vista fails to start on Windows 8 (2038758)
Date Published: 11/13/2012

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Performing a command-line upgrade of the vCenter Operations 5.0 Appliance (2031783)
Date Published: 11/16/2012

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Logging in to vCenter Orchestrator using SSO fails with the error: Failed trying to retrieve token: ns0:RequestFailed: Delegate is invalid (2039229)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Logging in to vCenter Orchestrator with SSO fails if the System Domain is not in the list of Default Domains (2039317)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Registering vCenter Orchestrator with a vCenter Single Sign On server which contains a large number of groups might cause issues (2039478)
Date Published: 11/16/2012

VMware vCenter Server
vCenter Server Search function fails with error: A connection failure occurred (2012215)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Applying a host profile fails with the error: Resource group host/user/pool<id> not found on system (2017951)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Changing the vCenter Inventory Service HTTP port from Port 10080 to another port in vCenter Server (2031371)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Plugins installed in the vSphere Client connected to vCenter Server 5.0 do not support shortcuts or copy and paste functions (2034372)
Date Published: 11/12/2012
Logging in to vSphere Client 5.1 fails with the error: The server took too long to respond (2038918)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
vCenter Server shows ESXi 5.0 host with Lockdown Mode enabled even though it is not enabled (2017394)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Joining an ESXi host to a domain and specifying an authentication proxy IP fails with the error: The specified vSphere Authentication proxy server is not reachable, or has denied access to the service (2031477)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Storage Monitoring Service fails to start (2039067)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
Upgrading to vCenter Server 5.1 fails with the error: Error 29107. The service or solution user is already registered. (2035940)
Date Published: 11/15/2012

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
vCenter Server Appliance fails with the error: FATAL: remaining connection slots are reserved for non-replication superuser connections (2039381)
Date Published: 11/14/2012

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Using customized SSL key integrating the FQN in Site Recovery Manager 5.x results in error: The host name in the Subject Alternative name of the provided certificate does not match the SRM host name. (2039269)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Protection and recovery of virtual machines when LUN replication is from one or more arrays on the protected site to one or more arrays on the DR site (2012287)
Date Published: 11/13/2012

VMware vCenter Update Manager
Update Manager fails to update some hosts with an Unknown Error (2012244)
Date Published: 11/16/2012

VMware vCloud Automation Center
VMware vCloud Automation Center 4.5.x error: Service cannot be started. (2037812)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
Valid Custom Property value for Infrastructure.Admin.MachineOU in VMware vCloud Automation Center 4.5.x / 5.1.x (2037822)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
Installing vCloud Automation Center 4.5.x / 5.1.x components fail with error: Access is denied. (2037946)
Date Published: 11/15/2012
vSphere Agents is very slow when data collecting in VMware vCloud Automation Center (2038449)
Date Published: 11/16/2012
Performing a data collection in vCloud Automation Center fails with the error: The DELETE statement conflicted with the REFERENCE constraint (2038987)
Date Published: 11/12/2012

VMware vCloud Director
Resetting an Organization network fails with error: Invalid or exceeds the maximum number of characters permitted (2020827)
Date Published: 11/16/2012

VMware vCloud Usage Meter
Resetting the vCloud Usage Meter root password (2034008)
Date Published: 11/12/2012

VMware View Manager
The Connect USB Device menu in the View Client displays the message: Desktop Initializing… (2039429)
Date Published: 11/14/2012
Connecting to a View Desktop using PCoIP fails with a black screen (2039529)
Date Published: 11/16/2012