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New KB articles published for week ending 1/11/14

Socialcast On Premise
Accessing Socialcast On Premise v1/v2 through the Socialcast Mobile App fails with error: Validation Failed (2062282)
Date Published: 1/6/2014

VMware ESX
DNS name does not display as FQDN on the Summary tab of a virtual machine (2068759)
Date Published: 1/10/2014

VMware ESXi
Powering on a virtual machine fails with the error: File “/vmfs/volumes/vmname.vmx” line 1: Syntax error (2056082)
Date Published: 1/10/2014
High virtual disks latency and low virtual disk performance when all virtual machines reside on the same NFS datastore (2068313)
Date Published: 1/10/2014
Unable to disable USB controller for passthrough after it is enabled (2068645)
Date Published: 1/7/2014
ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 2 fails with the PSOD message: #PF Exception 14 in SCSIPathTimeoutHandlerFn (2064088)
Date Published: 1/7/2014
vMotion fails at 14% with the error : Timed out waiting for migration start request (2068817)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

VMware Horizon Mirage
VMware Horizon Mirage Server 3.x/4.x service fails to start and displays the error: Failed to load certificate (2044215)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

VMware Service Manager
Service Level Agreements escalating or breaching earlier than expected when requesting services in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2065085)
Date Published: 1/8/2014
A call/request is not generated as configured in the expiry settings of the contract in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2068784)
Date Published: 1/6/2014
Cannot successfully paste clipboard images in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2068860)
Date Published: 1/7/2014
Deployment Lease Expiry date is not imported into VMware Service Manager from vCloud Director Connector (2068818)
Date Published: 1/10/2014

VMware ThinApp
Packaging guide for .NET (2069188)
Date Published: 1/10/2014

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.5/5.x generates multiple script errors (2044174)
Date Published: 1/6/2014

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Time or Capacity Remaining badge values are 0 based on Disk Space or Disk I/O in VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x (2053571)
Date Published: 1/6/2014
Security related changes affect “admin” user password following upgrade to vCenter Operations Manager 5.8 (2066219)
Date Published: 1/6/2014
ESXi/ESX hosts no longer present in the VMware vCenter Operations Manager inventory (2068303)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Accessing the URL referenced in the VMware vCenter Orchestrator 5.5..x appliance console page fails with a 500 error (2069194)
Date Published: 1/10/2014

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Multi-machine provisioning fails in VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.2 (2068785)
Date Published: 1/6/2014

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
VMware Hyperic vSphere plugin transition to VMware Solution Exchange (2063592)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Intermittent failure to detect .NET Provider for SQL Server in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server (2056958)
Date Published: 1/9/2014
VMware vFabric Hyperic resources display incorrect Availability metric (2058303)
Date Published: 1/9/2014
VMware vFabric Hyperic vApp Appliance Version does not match the Hyperic Server Version (2061866)
Date Published: 1/9/2014
Configuring VMware vFabric Hyperic Server to log escalations to syslog-ng (2062613)
Date Published: 1/9/2014
VMware vFabric Hyperic agent cannot send Auto-Inventory Queue (AIQ) data to vFabric Hyperic server (2064966)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

VMware Virtual Disk Development
Error code may not be set correctly before exiting a VMware Virtual Disk Development application (2066935)
Date Published: 1/9/2014

New KB articles published for week ending 1/4/14

Socialcast On Premise
Email sent to Socialcast is classified as Bulk or Auto-Generated and is discarded (2065162)
Date Published: 1/3/2014

VMware ESX
Starting virtual machine from command line on vmdk file/files fails with error: Bad address (2019003)
Date Published: 1/2/2014

VMware ESXi
Enabling the pre-login SSH banner in ESXi 5.x (2068379)
Date Published: 1/3/2014

VMware Service Manager
Individual officers in VMware Service Manager do not receive an email when a call, request, or task is forwarded to the group to which they belong (2068478)
Date Published: 1/1/2014
Officers in VMware Service Manager cannot action calls forwarded to their group when the call is in a different partition (2067682)
Date Published: 1/3/2014

VMware vCenter Orchestrator API
Best practices for using the vCloud Orchestrator configuration element (2068519)
Date Published: 12/31/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Logging into the vSphere Web Client as a user that is a member of an unreachable domain fails with the error: Client is not authenticated to VMware Inventory Service (2068530)
Date Published: 1/1/2014

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Removing protected services from VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat 6.4/6.5/6.6 (2040525)
Date Published: 1/2/2014

VMware vCloud API
Cannot delete a vApp after invoking the vCloud powerOff API (2068521)
Date Published: 12/31/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
VMware vCloud Automation Center Designer fails to open with the error: CloudUtil.exe has stopped working (2068346)
Date Published: 1/2/2014
Provisioning a machine in VMware vCloud Automation Center fails with the error: Error has been caught, see event logs located on the vCAC server for detail (2068624)
Date Published: 1/2/2014

VMware Virtual Disk Development
Backing up disks of size 2 TB or larger fail silently and report success when using HotAdd transport (2068424)
Date Published: 1/1/2014

VMware vSphere PowerCLI
VMware vSphere Power CLI Get-ProviderVDC cmdlet displays null result for the storage properties of vCloud Director 5.1 (2068522)
Date Published: 12/30/2013

VMware vSphere Web Client
VMware vSphere Web Client prompts to update VMware Tools even when the latest version is installed (2067642)
Date Published: 1/3/2014

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
Retrieving the ClusterPowerOnVmResult object using vSphere APIs (2068520)
Date Published: 12/31/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 12/28/13

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201312401-BG: Updates esx-base (2063788)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201312402-BG: Updates tools-light (2063789)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20131204001-no-tools (2063794)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201312102-SG: Updates misc-drivers (2063964)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20131201001s-no-tools (2063969)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20131204001-standard (2063793)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201312001 (2063795)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, ESXi550-201312101-SG: Updates esx-base (2063963)
Date Published: 12/23/2013
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20131201001s-standard (2063968)
Date Published: 12/23/2013

VMware Horizon View
Nuance SpeechMagic VMware View Extension – Supported USB Devices and USB Configuration (2068447)
Date Published: 12/26/2013

VMware Service Manager
First value is always highlighted in the VMware Service Manager 9.x Call Template (2067677)
Date Published: 12/23/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 sets a wrong hostname after deployment (2065275)
Date Published: 12/23/2013

VMware vCloud Application Director
Register a Puppet Master Solution Instance Using a Ruby Script in vCloud Application Director (2068342)
Date Published: 12/27/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 12/21/13

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Calling a VDDK API fails with the error: POLL Failed to read from the signal socket 1496, return -1, error 10054 / An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host (2066242)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware ESX
ESXi, ESX security issue CVE-2013-5973 – Workaround and Known Issues (VMSA-2013-0016) (2066856)
Date Published: 12/22/2013
Removing an ESX/ESXi host from a domain fails with the error: The operation is not allowed in the current state (2035634)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Configuring a USB Flash drive to transfer files between Windows and an ESXi/ESX host (2065934)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Understanding how paths to a storage/LUN device are marked as Dead (2062592)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware ESXi
Cannot create a host profile from an ESXi 5.0 host attached to an iSCSI SAN storage array (2034689)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Virtual machine fails with the error: Error : ‘ethernet0.filter0.onFailure’: DVFilter onFailure ‘null’ must be ‘failOpen’ or ‘failClosed’ (2047493)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMXNET3 resource considerations on a Linux virtual machine that has vSphere DirectPath I/O with vMotion enabled (2058349)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
VMXNET3 resource considerations on a Windows virtual machine that has vSphere DirectPath I/O with vMotion enabled (2061598)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
The Summary tab of the Windows 2000 R2 virtual machine reports the status of VMware Tools as Not Running (Current) (2063887)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
ESXi local datastores are unavailable after installation of EMC PowerPath 5.9 (2063975)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Unable to increase the number of ports on a virtual switch in ESXi 5.5 (2064511)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Storage migration, virtual machine cloning, cold migration, and snapshot operations fail in VMware ESXi with the error: No such device or address (2050224)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware Horizon View
Cannot read the persistent disk from within the guest operating system, which reports: Access is denied. (2044382)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Accessing VMware Horizon Workspace 1.x Administrator web UI with the default non-LDAP Operator account (2061664)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Inspecting and validating SSL certificates in VMware Horizon Workspace 1.x (2062340)
Date Published: 12/19/2013

VMware Service Manager
Clicking refresh on a Monitor Drill Down window in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x displays incorrect results (2066251)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Clicking the Take Action button updates the call current group to the VMware Service Manager officer’s default group (2066190)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Focusing on the System dropdown in the VMware Service Manager Login screen causes the left margin to disappear. (2066191)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Generating a request to run a UNIX remote command to upgrade the Linux or UNIX Agent on VCM managed machines fails in two-tier and three-tier split installations of VCM versions 5.5 to 5.7. This issue is resolved in VCM 5.7.1. (2064979)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
A VCM administrator other than the user who installed VCM cannot use the Debug Event Viewer (2064985)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Collections do not work after reattaching the database when upgrading from VCM 5.5.0 or later to VCM 5.7.1 (2065598)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
The source of patch content from the vendor only provides patch bulletins when the bulletin is part of the default source (2065773)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Unable to delete LDAP user from VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x Custom UI (2056554)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
vCenter registration with vCenter Operations Manager fails due to weak vCenter certificate (2066218)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Cannot delete users from System-Domain after upgrading vCenter Server or vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.1 to 5.5 (2066851)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
Removing a deleted license key from the Licensing Reporting tab in vCenter Server (2035244)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Single Sign-On installation fails with Error 29128: Cannot install HA with local OS (2054632)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
VMware vCenter Server 5.1 rollup job_schedule1_DB.sql fails to execute (2054839)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
The vpxd process crashes after upgrading to VMware vCenter Server 5.5 (2065630)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Logging into vCenter Server fails with the error: Cannot complete login due to an incorrect user name or password (2065134)
Date Published: 12/19/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Configuring R2 LUNs in Site Recovery Manager using Array Based Replication with SRDF (2063570)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vCloud API
Best Practise when using VcloudClient instance in VMware vCloud SDK for Java (2066883)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
Unable to Enable or Disable LoadBalancerService of EdgeGateway using VMware vCloud API (2066889)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Deadlocks on the VirtualMachineProperties table cause workflow failures in VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 5.2.x (2066844)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
When using the Request Machine option in vCloud Automation Center, only some disks appear as editable while others are not editable (2066206)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Deploying a vApp in VMware vCloud Director fails with the error: Insufficient disk space on datastore (2049694)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
VMware vCloud Networking and Security
Best practices for upgrading to VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2e (2067674)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
Configuring VMware vFabric Hyperic Server and Agents with a specific umask (2062196)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
The All Groups dropdown in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server is unordered (2066544)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Role changes are not updated properly on VMware vFabric Hyperic Server users when the Role membership is defined by LDAP (2066947)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
The configuration push feature in VMware vFabric Hyperic tc Server plugin does not update Hyperic resource configuration properties (2062763)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMware vFabric tc Server Application Deployment status message reports on current status (2062766)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Serengeti Management Server connection fails from VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions 1.x plug-in (Web UI) (2060544)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Cannot move clusters to different resource pools (2061950)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Cluster creation with Storage DRS fails (2065586)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Incorrect Serengeti Command-Line Interface display after failed cluster CPU or RAM scaling (2065596)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMware vSphere High Availability does not work with Storage DRS (2065669)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Provisioning takes a long time for very large clusters (2065670)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Cannot start VHM service (2065671)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Cluster creation fails when vCenter Server is slow to respond (2065740)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection 5.5.1 User Interface times out with the error: Failed to acquire all licenses (2063208)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
Format of the datatstore URL in vSphere 4.x to 5.0 (2009584)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 12/14/13

VMware ESXi
VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Storage DRS cluster fails to balanced with the error: Insufficent Disk Space on Datastore (2064875)
Date Published: 12/13/2013
IPMI drivers fail to load when ESXi is installed in UEFI Mode (2065116)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
Creating a host profile in vCenter Server 5.1 fails with the error: Invalid parameter type for parameter ‘queueFullSampleSize’ (2065692)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Taking a snapshot of a virtual machine fails with the error: Error occurred while saving “snapshot_name” (2042742)
Date Published: 12/11/2013

VMware Horizon Mirage
Best Practices for customizing a VMware Horizon Mirage 3.x/4.x Upload Policy (2064281)
Date Published: 12/11/2013

VMware Horizon View
Erratic mouse movement causes issues with VMware Horizon View 5.2 PCoIP connections (2060701)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
Performing a silent uninstallation of the VMware Horizon View Agent (2064845)
Date Published: 12/11/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Logging into a Horizon Workspace vApp fails with the error: Account locked due to xx failed logins (2062528)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Performing a password reset to recover a VMware Horizon Workspace 1.x Admin user account (2061666)
Date Published: 12/12/2013

VMware Service Manager
Performance issues in VMware Service Manager 9.x using Oracle database during high indexing activity (2065081)
Date Published: 12/9/2013
SLA events are not created in workflow requests in VMware Service Manager 9.1.6 (2065727)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
In VMware Service Manager 9.1.x the subject column dropdown in Message Types does not include Task General (2065718)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Officers in the closure group are unable to close calls when the call state is Open/Unresolved in VMware Service Manager 9.1.7 (2065725)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Description fields disappear when viewed in Calls or Requests in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2065247)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
A call logged anonymously via email assigns the customer to the unspecified partition in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x (2065728)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Clicking Simulate Outage in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x does not display outages in the CMDB Linking Diagram (2065729)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Tasks are forwarded twice to the same recipient in VMware Service Manager 9.1 (2065940)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
Workflow templates and workflow requests are created in partition zero in VMware Service Manager 9.1.7 (2065716)
Date Published: 12/12/2013
An email is not sent to a supplier when a call or task is forwarded externally in VMware Service Manager 9.1.7 (2065720)
Date Published: 12/12/2013

VMware ThinApp
Adding a ThinApp mail client to native Internet Explorer browsers on Windows XP (2051823)
Date Published: 12/9/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Virtual Environments Compliance Results Detail by Rule report does not display data when the compliance template is based on host snapshot compared object (2040882)
Date Published: 12/13/2013
VCM Remote functionality does not operate properly when VCM is installed with Built-in Accounts (2065273)
Date Published: 12/11/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Configure vCenter Operations Manager to send syslog to Log Insight (2064455)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
Hard threshold events are not reported as alerts in vCenter Operations Manager 5.7.2 or earlier (2066037)
Date Published: 12/12/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
In-place OS upgrade of vApp to SLES 11 SP2 for vCenter Operations Manager 5.8 (2063777)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
Login to Admin UI for vCenter Operations Manager is blocked (2065785)
Date Published: 12/10/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Selecting a datastore in the VMware vCenter Server 5.1.x results in the error: com.vmware.sps.fault.qsconnectionException (2064174)
Date Published: 12/9/2013
VMware vCenter Server performance charts display throughput.usage.average values incorrectly (2064464)
Date Published: 12/11/2013
vCenter server 5.1 fails to start without reporting any errors (2065842)
Date Published: 12/13/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
vCenter Server Appliance fails to reconfigure JVM settings when the memory size of the virtual machine on which it resides is modified (2066099)
Date Published: 12/13/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Service Blueprint Presentation Issues in Advanced Service Designer (2065129)
Date Published: 12/10/2013
vCloud Automation Center 6.0 upgrade path (2065819)
Date Published: 12/10/2013
Applying a CA Signed SSL Certificate to a VMware vCloud Application Director server (2065009)
Date Published: 12/10/2013

VMware View Manager
VMware Horizon View 5.0/5.1/5.2 authentication fails with the error: Authentication Failed. (2064849)
Date Published: 12/11/2013

VMware vSphere SDK for Perl
VMware vSphere SDK for Perl script fails with the the error: Content-Length header value was wrong (2066055)
Date Published: 12/13/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 12/7/13

Virtual Disk Development Kit
VixDiskLib_PrepareForAccess() API call in VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit becomes unresponsive and process does not terminate (2065446)
Date Published: 12/5/2013

VMware ESX
VMware ESX 4.1, Patch Release ESX410-201312401-SG: Updates VMkernel, CIM, Tools, and others (2061196)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
VMware ESX 4.1, Patch Release ESX410-201312402-BG: Updates e1000e drivers (2061201)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
VMware ESX 4.1, Patch Release ESX410-201312403-SG: Updates nss and nspr libraries (2061203)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
VMware ESX 4.1, Patch Release ESX410-201312001 (2061209)
Date Published: 12/6/2013

VMware ESXi
Installing virtual machine tools results in the error: Unable to read a line from C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools\messages\es\hgfsUsability.vmsg (2064526)
Date Published: 12/3/2013
In the VI Client, Hosts and Clusters tree view blinks and refreshes every few seconds (2065347)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
VMware ESXi 4.1, Patch Release ESXi410-201312401-SG: Updates Firmware (2061205)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
VMware ESXi 4.1, Patch ESXi410-201312402-BG: Updates VMware Tools (2061206)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
VMware ESXi, Patch Release ESXi410-201312001 (2061210)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
Memory warning in the Hardware Status tab of the ESXi host does not clear (2061093)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
Runtime state change of distributed port not updated in vCenter (2064151)
Date Published: 12/3/2013
Cannot connect to an ESXi host using SSH after upgrading to ESXi 5.1 (2039987)
Date Published: 12/5/2013
ESXi 5.1 host is disconnected in vCenter Server and reports the error:No buffer space available (2056181)
Date Published: 12/3/2013
After installing the nVidia graphics cards on an ESXi 5.x host, the Xorg service fails to start (2064775)
Date Published: 12/5/2013

VMware Horizon View
Microsoft Key Management Server (KMS) count does not go up when using VMware QuickPrep (2048742)
Date Published: 12/6/2013
Connecting to a VMware View desktop pool via the HTML5 VMware AppBlast Client fails with the error: You are not entitled to use the system (2050195)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
Lync VDI plugin fails to start in a VMware Horizon View session when using the PCoIP protocol (2063769)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
Connecting to the VMware View Connection Server using Kindle Fire HDX 7 Tablet fails with the error: The username cannot be empty (2063901)
Date Published: 12/3/2013
Cannot connect to the VMware View Connection Server using an F5 Load Balancer after an upgrade (2064016)
Date Published: 12/5/2013
How to determine which Connection Server is the Master in VMware Horizon View (2064157)
Date Published: 12/5/2013
Roaming with the Nuance’s Dragon Power Mic II USB device may not redirect from Second View Client session to the Horizon View Desktop (2061361)
Date Published: 12/2/2013
Keyboard Synchronization fails when connecting to a View desktop with a Zero Client or Linux View Client over PCoIP (2064865)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Managing passwords in VMware Horizon Workspace (2064714)
Date Published: 12/5/2013

VMware vCenter CapacityIQ
Upgrading the VMware vCenter CapacityIQ 1.5 appliance fails with errors (2008618)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Adding a VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x license to VMware vCenter Server fails with License error: 5 (2021287)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Determining the ownership of VMware vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 components within vCenter Single Sign-On (2046600)
Date Published: 12/2/2013
Microsoft Active Directory Trusts supported with VMware vCenter Single Sign-On (2064250)
Date Published: 12/3/2013
Migration check result in vSphere Client or vSphere Web Client differs to vSphere Web Services SDK CheckMigration_Task API (2065120)
Date Published: 12/2/2013
Using Storage Distributed Resources Scheduler (SDRS) in vCenter Server 5.x can cause rapid database log growth (2065289)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Connecting to the VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager plugin fails with the error: Permission to perform the operation was denied (2044997)
Date Published: 12/6/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Configuring multiple sequential approvals in vCloud Automation Center (2064717)
Date Published: 12/3/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Creating a new vApp in vCloud Director fails with the error: The requested operation will exceed the VDC’s storage quota (2052720)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
Networks missing in the Organization vDC when creating a new vApp (2065252)
Date Published: 12/4/2013
Unable to configure NAT or firewall networking when deploying a new vApp (2064967)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Oracle Tablespace service Free Extents metric is incorrect in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server 5.7 (2062649)
Date Published: 12/5/2013

VMware View Manager
PCoIP session disconnects when starting Dos Based Turbo C/C ++ (2044663)
Date Published: 12/3/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Cluster creation fails with customized CentOS 6.x node template (2063159)
Date Published: 12/6/2013

VMware vSphere Update Manager
vSphere Client intermittently displays message about error in connectivity to Update Manager (2064791)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

VMware vSphere Web Client
Virtual machines become unresponsive when generating a log bundle in vSphere Web Client with the error: Unsync core dump requested; not a real fault (2050288)
Date Published: 12/4/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 11/30/13

VMware ESX
Windows 2008 virtual machine loses network connectivity (2063631)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
VMFS5 does not mount (2064961)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
How can backup software read version 3 virtual disk? (2064959)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware ESXi
Using esxcli in vSphere 5.5 to reclaim VMFS deleted blocks on thin-provisioned LUNs (2057513)
Date Published: 11/27/2013
Host disconnects from vCenter Server with the error: Got vmacore exception: SSL Exception: Unexpected EOF (2064246)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
Duplicate or missing virtual machines when monitoring virtual machines during a vMotion using the RetrieveProperties API (2064555)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware Horizon Mobile
Validating Mobile Device Readiness for Horizon Mobile (2038119)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware Horizon View
Silent installation of VMware View Persona Management Standalone edition fails (2063455)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
When the new user password entered via the View Client does not match the password policy requirements, error code 0x8007202f is reported, instead of 0x800708c5 (2063824)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
Unable to find State privilege when adding View Composer privileges for a vCenter Server user (2064713)
Date Published: 11/28/2013

VMware Service Manager
MMA URL intermittently fails to access the system when VMware Service Manager 9.x servers are load balanced (2046683)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
VMware Service Manager 9.x: reports the error: Error loading report from Stream. Error = Error reading infraReport.DefaultFileDeviceType: Property DefaultFileDeviceType does not exist (2055996)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
Selecting Activate Delegation in VMware Service Manager fails with the error: An application error has occurred (2064737)
Date Published: 11/25/2013

VMware ThinApp
Compatibility View in an Internet Explorer 8 ThinApp behaves differently than in native IE (2055629)
Date Published: 11/28/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Installing VMware vCenter Configuration Manager fails with the error: Failure to install VCM API (2047610)
Date Published: 11/29/2013

VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator
Creating an Offline Update Repository for VMware Virtual Appliances (2064913)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Installing VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 fails with the error: Site name already exists (2061900)
Date Published: 11/28/2013
Updated procedure to script the creation of the Oracle Database Schema for vCenter Server 5.1 (2063628)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
VMware vCenter Server fails on additional sites after installing Single Sign-On in Multi-Master mode in VMware vSphere 5.5 (2064418)
Date Published: 11/27/2013
Searching the vCenter Server Inventory using the vSphere Client times out or does not return any result (2064423)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
Cloning a virtual machine and removing the virtual Distributed Switch backed network adapter fails with the error: The resource ‘X’ is in use (2064681)
Date Published: 11/25/2013
OpenLDAP schemas supported in VMware vCenter Single Sign-On (2064977)
Date Published: 11/27/2013
Installing the VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.1 plugin fails with error 1606 (2053987)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Emails alerts do not send after upgrading to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (2064715)
Date Published: 11/27/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
vCenter Site Recovery Manager service fails to start with the error: MsiGetActiveDatabase() failed. Trying MsiOpenDatabase(). (2047003)
Date Published: 11/29/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Opening a VMRC Console from vCloud Automation Center to a vCloud Director virtual machine fails with the error: SSL verification failure for “virtual_console” due to a host thumbprint mismatch (2062425)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Uploading or downloading an OVF in vCloud Director fails with the error: Failed to delete transfer session directory or transfer session directory does not exist (2048503)
Date Published: 11/29/2013
Adding the vCloud Agent to an Auto Deploy Image Profile (2064580)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware vCloud Director Appliance
Monitoring vCloud Director MKS connections (2046719)
Date Published: 11/29/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Removing a Hadoop distribution from VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions / Serengeti (2062057)
Date Published: 11/26/2013
Deploying an incompatible YUM based Hadoop Distribution in Serengeti fails with a provisioning error (2062904)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
Unable to access the vSphere Web Client Tagging feature when using VMware vSphere APIs (2064168)
Date Published: 11/26/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 11/23/13

VMware ESX
Verifying Active Directory Functionality (2013590)
Date Published: 11/19/2013

VMware ESXi
Disabling ESXi Shell in Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) does not reflect in tech console (2046006)
Date Published: 11/18/2013
Host profile compliance check fails with the error: A permission for user or group <user/group> does not exist (2063296)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
ESXi 5.5 host fails with a purple diagnostic screen and the error: Usage error in dlmalloc (2063672)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
Enabling or capturing performance statistics using VSAN Observer for VMware Virtual SAN (2064240)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware Horizon View
Persona Management Folder Redirection does not redirect some application data in VMware Horizon View 5.2.x (2055758)
Date Published: 11/18/2013
Using X-Frame-Options to prevent UI redress attacks in View Administrator (2056559)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
Cannot create or recompose a linked clone pool in VMware Horizon View 5.2 (2059446)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
View Composer API for Array Integration (VCAI) support in VMware Horizon View (2061611)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
Using View Client for Windows in noninteractive unattended mode with VMware Horizon View Agent Direct-Connection Plugin (2061850)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
An Internet Explorer Zone Elevation Block can disable multicast streaming provided by Horizon View Flash URL Redirection (2061961)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
USB redirection fails in linked-clone images after you upgrade to View Agent 5.3 (2062215)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
When you use Internet Explorer 10 or 11, Flash-based Web sites and Adobe Connect do not support virtual webcams. (2062533)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
In Chrome browsers, the built-in Adobe Flash Player does not support virtual webcams. (2062534)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
In Horizon View 5.3 HTML Access, manually changing the remote desktop’s screen resolution to 2560×1920 causes a disconnection (2063313)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
Installing the Linux View Client for Ubuntu fails with the error: There isn’t a software package called “vmware-view-client” in your current software sources (2064014)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
Horizon View security certificate error results from incorrect load balancer configuration (2064263)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
With Horizon View 5.3 with Micorsoft Lync 2013, the bit level of the Lync 2013 client does not need to match the bit level of the virtual machine operating system (2064266)
Date Published: 11/22/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Accessing the VMware Horizon Workspace Command-Line interface (2061672)
Date Published: 11/19/2013
Logging in to the VMware Horizon Workspace Web Interface fails with an Application Manager error (2062056)
Date Published: 11/22/2013
Determining your VMware Horizon Workspace FQDN (2062652)
Date Published: 11/19/2013

VMware Service Manager
Incorrect service order details are displayed when a cancelled order is removed in VMware Service Manager 9.1 (2043569)
Date Published: 11/18/2013
Forwarding a call or task to a group in VMware Service Manager 9.1.7 does not trigger an email to officers (2064085)
Date Published: 11/20/2013
Resizing the wrapper window width fails in VMware Service Manager 9.1.6 and 9.1.7 (2064210)
Date Published: 11/20/2013
VMware Service Manager Catalog Portal Orders total does not refresh when submitting a new order (2064212)
Date Published: 11/20/2013
The Close FCB and Close Resp. buttons are disabled in a cloned call in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x (2064217)
Date Published: 11/20/2013
CMDB Item Type Menu Items are not displayed in the Wrapper in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x (2064398)
Date Published: 11/20/2013

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Uninstalling a plug-in from VMware vCenter Orchestrator (2064575)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Host profile compliance check shows CIM Server and vpxHeartbeats firewall rules as non-compliant in VMware vCenter Server 5.0 (2031692)
Date Published: 11/21/2013
Viewing the list of services registered with vCenter Single Sign-On reports an incorrect version for vCenter Server 5.5 and vSphere Web Client 5.5 (2062626)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Customizing the SLES-11-SP3 virtual machine in vCloud Director 5.1.3 and later versions fails with the error: script jexec is broken: incomplete LSB comment (2063967)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
A Hyperic Agent OutOfMemory exception when monitoring vFabric GemFire Distributed System or vFabric SQLFire Distributed System (2063532)
Date Published: 11/19/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Upgrading from MySQL 4.6.6 to PostgreSQL 5.7.0 fails on hq-import step with the error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: [Lcom/vmware/vim25/GuestNicInfo (2058579)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware View Manager
After upgrading to VMware View 5.2, the View Administrator console reports the message: Agent Unreachable (2064318)
Date Published: 11/21/2013

VMware vSphere Management Assistant
Resxtop command is not working (2064386)
Date Published: 11/19/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Network TCP Port Requirements for VMware vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) (2047154)
Date Published: 11/19/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 11/16/13

VMware ESXi
ESXi syslog collection to a NFS datastore stops if the host is rebooted (2063715)
Date Published: 11/12/2013
Licensing for vSphere 5.5 (2064117)
Date Published: 11/14/2013
ESXi PSOD’s with the error: NOT_IMPLEMENTED bora/vmkernel/core/bootModule.c:122 (2063837)
Date Published: 11/14/2013

VMware Horizon View
The Num Lock setting for USB numeric keypads might be misread by Horizon View Client for Windows (2045533)
Date Published: 11/16/2013
Provisioning VMware Horizon View Desktop fails with the error: Error During Provisioning: Insufficient disk space to provision new desktops (2046622)
Date Published: 11/13/2013
Security Protocols and Cipher Suites Supported by Horizon View Client 2.2 (2062292)
Date Published: 11/15/2013
Troubleshooting connection problems between USB dictation devices and Horizon View desktops (2063404)
Date Published: 11/15/2013
Troubleshooting problems with webcams when using Horizon View Client for Linux (2063414)
Date Published: 11/15/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Launching View desktop with Horizon Workspace fails with the error: Unable to launch the View desktop. Please contact your Administrator for help (Invalid SAML credentials) (2060155)
Date Published: 11/12/2013
Troubleshooting FQDN and SSL configuration in VMware Horizon Workspace (2062226)
Date Published: 11/12/2013
Horizon Workspace 1.x integration fails to authenticate to View broker (2062517)
Date Published: 11/14/2013

VMware Service Manager
Column width settings in Saved Searches automatically expand to maximum width in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2062929)
Date Published: 11/14/2013
No option in the VMware Service Manager Customer Portal role to allow or deny access to Launch button in Catalog Portal (2063888)
Date Published: 11/13/2013
Reallocating a transaction in a VMware Service Manager Manage CMDB task reports an error: Transaction Locked By (System Lock) (2064068)
Date Published: 11/13/2013
VMware Service Manager 9.x log in pages are accessible when the URL is known (2063893)
Date Published: 11/14/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Logging in to the Web Client using admin@system-domain fails with the error: associated users password is expired (2060150)
Date Published: 11/15/2013
Upgrading from SSO 1.0 to SSO 2.0 fails and automatically rolls back (2060983)
Date Published: 11/11/2013
Cannot access the vCenter Server Advanced Settings panel in the vSphere Web Client (2064058)
Date Published: 11/15/2013

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Viewing virtual machine Storage Profiles using the vSphere Client fails with the error: vCenter Server is unable to connect to Profile-driven storage service at http:///sps/sdk (2064052)
Date Published: 11/12/2013

VMware vCloud Director
ISO image fails to mount in vCloud Director 5.5 with the error: This media type is incorrect. Media type ISO was expected (2062449)
Date Published: 11/14/2013
Adding a vApp from a shared catalog in VMware vCloud Director 5.5 fails with the error: No access to entity (2063431)
Date Published: 11/14/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Saving a platform configuration in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server fails with the error: Description can not be greater than 100 characters (2063841)
Date Published: 11/15/2013

VMware vShield App with Data Security
Securing vShield CLI user accounts and the privileged mode (2064079)
Date Published: 11/14/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Deploying or upgrading a VMware vSphere Data Protection appliance configured with a custom HTTP port (2062947)
Date Published: 11/13/2013
License usage for vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 for Replication (2063573)
Date Published: 11/15/2013
Licensing vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 (2063569)
Date Published: 11/15/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 11/9/13

VMware ESXi
H3C S1010V Virtual Switch for vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 (2063676)
Date Published: 11/8/2013

VMware Horizon View
Network port diagram for Horizon View (2061913)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Desktop launch fails due to an SSL error in View Client for Windows (2062507)
Date Published: 11/7/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Resetting root and sshuser passwords in Horizon Workspace after login fails with the error: incorrect password (2061194)
Date Published: 11/5/2013
Manually collecting diagnostic logs from the Android VMware switch (2058741)
Date Published: 11/4/2013

VMware Service Manager
CMDB Item Security by Type in VMwares Service Manager is not applied for CI Quick Search (2063040)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Using the # character in an outage description in VMware Service Manager locks the entry (2063042)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Action Time values in VMwares Service Managers Message Templates display incorrectly (2063043)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
IPK Status in VMware Service Managers appears incorrectly in the IPK Service Window when modified (2063045)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Budgets tab on the Request screen of VMware Service Manager does not calculate Action Time correctly (2063047)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
The activity log for emails in VMware Service Manager does not display CC and BCC recipients (2063048)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Deleting a Submit later request in VMware Service Manager fails with an application error (2063051)
Date Published: 11/6/2013
Customer Portal Role in VMware Service Manager does not apply Review Org Requests option correctly (2063052)
Date Published: 11/6/2013

VMware vCenter Operations for Horizon View
Duplicate Desktops may appear in a pool named Other in vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon View Heat Map widgets (2063075)
Date Published: 11/8/2013

VMware vCenter Server
vCenter Server 5.x iSCSI LoginTimeout advanced setting does not persist after restart (2063016)
Date Published: 11/4/2013
vSphere Auto Deploy service fails after a change to vCenter Server SSL Certificates with the error: Server has wrong SHA1 thumbprint (2063528)
Date Published: 11/7/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Querying user accounts in the vSphere Web Client fails with the error: Cannot load the users for the selected domain (2062181)
Date Published: 11/7/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Reducing the size of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance vPostGres database when rollup scripts take a long time to run (2062699)
Date Published: 11/5/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Changing vCloud virtual machine properties triggers a Guest Customization (2063516)
Date Published: 11/7/2013

VMware vSphere CLI
Image Builder sees common VIBs from VIBs depot as Not-Stateless-Ready (2047685)
Date Published: 11/7/2013

VMware vSphere Update Manager
Scanning a folder for VMware Tools upgrades in vSphere Update Manager displays incorrect compliancy information (2063713)
Date Published: 11/8/2013