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New KB articles published for week ending 10/19/13

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End of Availability of VMware SKUs effective November 14, 2013 (2059751)
Date Published: 10/14/2013

VMware ESXi
Creating a large number of NAS VAAI Linked Clones in a single vApp fails with the error: Unable to access file xxx.vmdk since it is locked (2046165)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
Enabling software FCoE on ESXi 5.0 with Intel NICs causes missing ICMP reply from specific IPs (2050210)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch Release ESXi510-201310001 (2053402)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201310401-BG: Updates esx-base and misc-drivers (2053403)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201310402-BG: Updates tools-light (2053405)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201310403-BG: Updates net-ixgbe (2053407)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi-5.1.0-20131004001-standard (2053408)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi-5.1.0-20131004001-no-tools (2053409)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201310101-SG: Updates esx-base and misc-drivers (2053411)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi-5.1.0-20131001001s-standard (2053414)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi-5.1.0-20131001001s-no-tools (2053415)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
Hardware diagnostic from CIM status: HBA, Disk RAID Volumes Status (2054177)
Date Published: 10/14/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310201-UG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 esx-base vib (2055552)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310202-UG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 tools-light vib (2055553)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310203-UG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 misc-drivers vib (2055554)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310204-UG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 scsi-hpsa vib (2055555)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310101-SG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 esx-base vib (2055556)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310102-SG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 net-bnx2x vib (2055557)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201310103-SG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.0 misc-drivers vib (2055558)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-Update03: VMware ESXi 5.0 Complete Update 3 (2055559)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20131002001-no-tools (2055561)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20131001001s-standard (2055562)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20131001001s-no-tools (2055564)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
ESXi ramdisk full due to /var/log/hpHelper.log file size (2055924)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
At system boot ESXi 5.5 does not recognize QLogic and HP NetXen network devices with firmware version 4.0.556 or earlier and loses network connectivity (2059598)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
Running the SSL Certificate Automation Tools fails with the error: The JRE that is bundled with VMware services is not installed (2059605)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
A virtual machine that uses an SR-IOV virtual function is powered off because the host is out of interrupt vectors (2059817)
Date Published: 10/18/2013
Editing virtual machine settings fails with the error: You cannot use the vSphere client to edit the settings of virtual machines of version 10 or higher (2061336)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
Removing orphaned hosts from a Cisco Nexus 1000V (2000203)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
End of Life support for VMsafe and Partner Solutions using VMsafe on vSphere 5.5 (2058911)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20131002001-standard (2055560)
Date Published: 10/18/2013

VMware Horizon View
VMware Horizon View Administrator web console is slow to respond (2053951)
Date Published: 10/14/2013
USB not redirected on notebook Dell Latitude 6430U with intel xhci chipset (2048490)
Date Published: 10/17/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Horizon Workspace user lost role when user is deleted and then recreated during sync (2061796)
Date Published: 10/14/2013

VMware Service Manager
Delegates are not receiving e-mails in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2034558)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
Organisation column is not being populated on the Calls Outstanding and Call Search screens in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2051849)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
Print option for Contracts is disabled in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2062116)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Creating a monitor size less than the Max size in VMware Service Manager causes graphs or pie charts to display incorrectly (2058339)
Date Published: 10/15/2013

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone
P2V Conversion Fails (2030505)
Date Published: 10/17/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Required libraries for the vCenter Operations Manager 5.x SAP Adapter (2050945)
Date Published: 10/15/2013

VMware vCenter Server
SSL Certificate Automation Tool fails to update vCenter Server Trust to Inventory service with the error: Cannot register vCenter with Inventory Service: 2 (2058093)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
Supported vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 configuration and interoperability with vSphere 5.1 (2059249)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
vCenter Server performance charts do not display after performing SQL security hardening (2059546)
Date Published: 10/14/2013
Upgrading to VMwares vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 displays the error: Warning 25000 (2061478)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
Replacing default certificates with the SSL Certificate Automation Tool fails with the error: Cannot register vCenter with Inventory Service: 9 (2061793)
Date Published: 10/17/2013
Creating certificate requests and certificates for vCenter Server 5.5 components (2061934)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Configuring CA signed SSL certificates for the Inventory service in vCenter Server 5.5 (2061953)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Configuring CA signed certificates for vCenter Server 5.5 (2061973)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Configuring CA signed SSL certificates for the vSphere Web Client and Log Browser in vCenter Server 5.5 (2061975)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Upgrading to vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 fails with the error: vCenter Single Sign-On Setup Wizard ended prematurely because of an error (2062090)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
vCenter Server guest operating system customization results in incorrect Time Zone (2062098)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
Creating a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template for SSL certificate creation in vSphere 5.x (2062108)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Joining two VMware vCenter Servers in linked mode fails with the error: Error 28009 The vCenter Servers that you are trying to join in Linked Mode are registered to different Single Sign-On servers (2062135)
Date Published: 10/17/2013

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Performing a Make Active command for vCenter Server Heartbeat using the vSphere Client requires accepting a security certificate (2062205)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
vCenter Server Heartbeat client connection ports (2062210)
Date Published: 10/15/2013
Granting a user permissions to run vCenter Server Heartbeat Utility DNSUpdate.exe tasks (2062214)
Date Published: 10/15/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Protected site SRM service becomes unresponsive during planned migration or failover (2042719)
Date Published: 10/16/2013

VMware vCloud Connector
The vCloud Connector VI Client plugin reports the warning: A script on this page is causing your web browser to run slowly. If it continues to run, your computer might become unresponsive (2055792)
Date Published: 10/17/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Configuring Single Sign-On within VMware vCloud Director 5.1.x (2039098)
Date Published: 10/17/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Adding recovery alert definitions in alert-definitions.xml causes vFabric Hyperic product plugin error: Unable to parse alert definitions for plugin (2061454)
Date Published: 10/15/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection backups will not start after the deduplication store has been marked read-only (2051080)
Date Published: 10/16/2013
Slow backup using NBD or NBDSSL on a network block device appliance on an ESXi 5.5 host (2061368)
Date Published: 10/18/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Migrating an existing VSA Cluster Service to a new server location (2040648)
Date Published: 10/16/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 10/12/13

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Trend Micro Deep Security 9 VMware vCloud Networking and Security, VMware vShield Endpoint Support Matrix (2061878)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

Socialcast On Premise v2
Assemble the Socialcast OP Riak cluster after experiencing filesystem problems (2041907)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Virtual machines with the same disk signature generate Windows Event messages during backup (2061781)
Date Published: 10/11/2013

VMware ESXi
Adding a host to Active Directory fails and creates an entry with a different name in ESXi 5.0 and 5.1 (2047602)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
vCenter Server Alarm on an ESXi host reports the message: Error (1) saving state to /bootbank (2057826)
Date Published: 10/10/2013
Configuring Virtual Flash Read Cache for VMDKs larger than 16TB fails with the error: The disk size not supported (2059206)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4 virtual machine with 8 vCPU or more blue screens: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (2059810)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
vMotion bandwidth requirements (2059921)
Date Published: 10/10/2013
Error when downloading some Documentation Center PDFs from Firefox and opening PDFs locally (2061697)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) connections may not work on ESXi 5.5 (2061834)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
vMotion fails at 14% despite vmkping succeeding from source to target IP address (2042654)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
Cannot start the snmpd service from VMware vCenter Server 5.0 / 5.1 (2056832)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

VMware Horizon View
Granting domain administrators access to redirected folders for View Persona Management (2058932)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
Cannot delete a disposable disk when the virtual machine is powered off in VMware Horizon View 5.0 / 5.1 / 5.2 (2061131)
Date Published: 10/11/2013
Installing VMware Horizon View Connection Server fails with the error: Error 1720 (2055807)
Date Published: 10/9/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Logging in to Horizon Workspace Administrator Web interface fails with the error: 404 Page not found (2057305)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
vCenter Configuration Manager collector machine status is marked as Installation Delegate by default (2053965)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Errors occur when a CSIRegistry Locale is not saved after upgrading VCM agent from pre-unicode compliant to compliant (2053966)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Logging in to VMware vCenter Configuration Manager web console fails with an existing account after upgrading from VCM 5.6 to 5.7 in 2-tier installation (2053968)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Installing the vCenter Configuration Manager agent fails on a RHEL 6.3 64-bit target machine without a 32-bit glibc (2057314)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Web console fails to launch after installing VMware vCenter Configuration Manager (2057317)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Windows patching in VMware vCenter Configuration Manager fails to deploy patches on target machine (2057318)
Date Published: 10/7/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
VMware vCOPs Manager generic scoreboard displays the error: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: XX,XX (2058431)
Date Published: 10/8/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Tags to filter configuration information disappears from the vCenter Operations Manager 5.7 Health Status widget ation information (2061627)
Date Published: 10/11/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Cannot change the password of administrator@vsphere.local from the vSphere Web Client pulldown menu (2060010)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Upgrading from vCenter Single Sign-On 5.1 to 5.5 fails after accepting the End User Licensing Agreement (2061404)
Date Published: 10/9/2013
Cannot log in or add users from a Single Label Domain in VMware vCenter Server 5.5 (2061561)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
Logging in to VMware vCenter Server 5.5 using the Web Client fails with Error #1009 (2061667)
Date Published: 10/7/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Redeploying vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.1 Update 1a or 1b fails with the error: vc_db_schema_version mismatch (2054966)
Date Published: 10/11/2013

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
vCenter Server Heartbeat console displays the alert: File Filter Discovery: Failed ‘File Filter Discovery’ after 103ms with status Plug-in task failed (2061548)
Date Published: 10/7/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
SRM Performance is Slow with EMC VNX 5700 Storage (2058987)
Date Published: 10/7/2013
SRM operations fail because vSphere Replication cannot open the disk file of a virtual machine (2059375)
Date Published: 10/7/2013

VMware vCloud Director
VMware vCloud Director vApp fails to start with HTTP NFC Error: Cannot Deploy Package (2058394)
Date Published: 10/10/2013
Support for the StorageCapacity XML element in vCloud Director 5.1 (2060915)
Date Published: 10/10/2013
Uncatalogued vApp templates and media unusable after upgrade to vCloud Director 5.5 (2061765)
Date Published: 10/9/2013

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
Unable to add or edit firewall exceptions for ICMP protocol in VMware vCloud Hybrid Service 1.0 (2056947)
Date Published: 10/9/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Microsoft Clustering Services: Unable to backup Virtual Machines after resolving 100% capacity ( Read-only mode) by reducing storage to a functional level. (2051233)
Date Published: 10/8/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Deploying VMware Virtual Storage Appliance remotely with locally copied VMDK files fails (2053809)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

VMware vSphere Update Manager
Unable to implement CA signed SSL Certificates with vCenter Server 5.1 components when distinguished names are not unique (2060055)
Date Published: 10/8/2013

VMware vSphere Web Client
vSphere Web Client displays incorrect Korean translation for the All and Actions keywords when a Web plug-in is deployed using SDK (2061315)
Date Published: 10/10/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 10/5/13

Radware vDirect Plug-in for VMware vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) (2061333)
Date Published: 10/2/2013

VMware ESX
Creating an isolated network between two virtual machines (2043160)
Date Published: 10/2/2013

VMware ESXi
Multiple OpenSSH vulnerabilities in ESXi 5.0 and 5.1 (2054170)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
OpenSSH common vulnerabilities and exposures in ESXi (2057246)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
vCenter Server 5.5 displays a yellow warning in the Summary tab of hosts and reports the error: Quick stats on hostname is not up-to-date (2061008)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Missing API Definitions in vSphere SDK for Perl (2061631)
Date Published: 10/5/2013
Unable to edit virtual machine settings in ESXi 5.5 (2060713)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities detected CVE-2013-2251 and CVE-2013-2248 (2056852)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware Player (Linux)
Unable to license VMware Player for Linux (2060266)
Date Published: 10/3/2013

VMware Service Manager
Linked QD fields in a VMware Service Manager screen display 0 and prompt as mandatory when the fields are blank in the parent entity (2060157)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
Running vCenter Chargeback Manager reports in the vSphere Client report the error: Could not generate report as there are no entities in the given report period (2039859)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
A UNIX dynamic patching assessment template deployed with the same name as a Windows template displays as type static with no bulletins (2053964)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
Creating a custom WCI collection filter name with a special character fails with the error: Conversion failed when converting the nvarchar value (2057312)
Date Published: 10/4/2013
VMware vCenter Configuration Manager Installation Manager grants log on as a batch job rights to the Collector service account (2057316)
Date Published: 10/3/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Navigating to Admin > Support > Logs in vCenter Operations Manager displays a NullPointerException error (2045025)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
vCenter Operations Manager Risk and Efficiency badges have no values (2041795)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Upgrading vCenter Operations Manager fails with the error: No Updates attempted (2041805)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Unable to access some Planning, Analysis, and Reports tabs at the World level after upgrading vCenter Operations Manager (2047474)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Collector service periodically becomes unreponsive when HTTP Post Adapter is used with vCenter Operations Manager (2048348)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
vCenter Operations Manager 5.7 becomes unreponsive when accessing the Environment > Overview page in Internet Explorer 10 (2050222)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Scheduled reports fail to run in VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x (2048199)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
Metrics are not collected from some or all vCenter Server resources after upgrading vCenter Operations Manager (2050229)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Setting up Nginx load lalancing software with VMware vCenter Orchestrator 5.5 (2058674)
Date Published: 10/4/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Error “Client is not authenticated to VMware Inventory Service” during vSphere Web Client login (2059637)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
Upgrading or installing to VMware vSphere 5.5 fails if the username contains an exclamation mark (2061339)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
vCenter Server 5.5 fails to start after reboot with the error: Unable to create SSO facade: Invalid response code: 404 Not Found (2061412)
Date Published: 10/2/2013
Troubleshooting special character issues in vCenter Server 5.5 (2061415)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
Installing vCenter Server in linked mode fails with the error: LDAP: error code 49 – 8009030C: LdapErr: DSID-0C0904DC (2061492)
Date Published: 10/4/2013
VMware vCenter Single Sign-On fails to start with the error: Unable to get information from SQL Server (2059635)
Date Published: 10/4/2013
DRS Resource Distribution Charts in megabytes (MB) of Memory are not accurate (2061261)
Date Published: 10/1/2013
Cannot change the administrator@vsphere.local password after upgrading from vCenter Server 5.1 to 5.5 (2061122)
Date Published: 10/2/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Logging in using vSphere Web Client fails on a vCenter Server Appliance with the error: Failed to connect to VMware Lookup Service https://… SSL verification failed (2058430)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
Logging in to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 Active Directory fails if group name contains parentheses (2061427)
Date Published: 10/3/2013

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Upgrading Single Sign-On 5.1 to 5.5 when vCenter Server Heartbeat is installed (2059820)
Date Published: 10/1/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Site Recovery Manager test recovery fails with error to copy configuration file (2061578)
Date Published: 10/4/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
vCAC-Config.exe does not appear when run in command line with property file in VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.2 (2054842)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vCloud Usage Meter
Collections in Usage Meter 3.0.2 fail against vCenter Server version 4.x (2048296)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions and Serengeti may return success after setting target compute nodes even though not all nodes have valid task trackers (2060153)
Date Published: 9/30/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Two vSphere Data Protection plug-ins are listed in the vSphere Web Client (2061015)
Date Published: 10/3/2013
Changing the default and alternate transport methods in vSphere Data Protection (VDP) (2061083)
Date Published: 9/30/2013
vSphere Data Protection retains backup jobs longer than expected (2060946)
Date Published: 10/2/2013
Backups using a VDP 5.1.x appliance on an ESXi 5.5 host are slow and you see the error: Trying to open disk [PT-ST2-01-01] svdc9650-243/svdc9650-243-000002.vmdk using mode nbdssl (2061359)
Date Published: 10/2/2013

VMware vSphere Replication
Replication stays in “Not active” state and source vCenter Server has event “Disk size mismatch” when source disk size is not divisible by 1024 (2061047)
Date Published: 10/1/2013

VMware vSphere Update Manager
Upgrading VMware Update Manager from 5.1 to 5.5 fails with the error: The VMware vCenter Server entered is not reachable (2060888)
Date Published: 10/2/2013

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
QueryChangedDiskAreas(*) query does not return all allocated portions of the disk (2061282)
Date Published: 10/3/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 9/28/13

Silver Peak Software WAN Optimization solution in VMware software defined data center (2060271)
Date Published: 9/26/2013

VMware ESX
ESX/ESXi host locks a series of on-disk resource metadata structures delaying operations from other hosts (2052862)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
When remediating a cluster Distributed Resource Scheduler no longer migrates virtual machines to remediated ESXi/ESX hosts (2053401)
Date Published: 9/26/2013

VMware ESXi
The snmpwalk command times out if more than 10 LUNs are attached to ESXi host (2059590)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Taking a snapshot of a virtual machine with virtual disk over 2TB on an EMC VMAX array results in corrupted redo logs (2059823)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Cannot configure a virtual machine with 4 MB of Virtual Flash Read Cache and a block size of 16 KB or greater in ESXi 5.5 (2059916)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Windows 8.1 virtual machine fails with an blue screen and reports the error: CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION (2060019)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Paid product upgrade paths for VMware products (2060657)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Enabling Virtual SAN on vSphere 5.5 does not create disk groups (2060786)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Upgrading VMware Tools from 4.x to 5.1 fails with the error: MS Visual C++ Runtime Lib Runtime Error! Program: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools\TPVCGateway.exe. This application has requested the Runtime to terminate in an unusual way (2059287)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
ESXi upgrade fails if DRS CPU and memory utilization is above 100 percent (2059871)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Custom System Resource Allocation values are reset when upgrading to ESXi 5.5 (2059299)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware Fusion
Powering on a virtual machine after upgrading to VMware Fusion 6 fails with the error: VMware Fusion cannot open files in the Steinberg VST Mixer Settings Format (2060272)
Date Published: 9/26/2013

VMware Horizon View
Configuring USB plug-in delay settings for VMware Horizon View desktops (2059673)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
A linked-clone rebalance fails on Horizon View 5.2 desktops with vSphere 5.5 (2060440)
Date Published: 9/24/2013

VMware Service Manager
Active Directory integration in VMWare Service Manager 9.x creates blank Organizations or Locations (2047083)
Date Published: 9/24/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Installing vCenter Configuration Manager 5.7 fails during hardware check with the error: The available hardware is not sufficient to run VCM (2058867)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
Logging in to the VMware vCenter Configuration Manager API fails with the error: Could not find stored procedure ecmAPI_sp_user_login_authenticate (2056354)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
VMware vCenter Configuration Manager Web Console package fails to uninstall during upgrade to 5.7 (2057374)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Setting up vCenter Orchestrator 5.5 to start in compatibility mode (2059187)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware vCenter Server
vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 FAQs (2057799)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
VMware vCenter Server 5.x fails to start after upgrading Single Sign-On configuration from vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5 (2058080)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Cannot edit a vSphere 5.5 Identity Source in the vSphere Web Client (2058968)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
When installing vCenter Server 5.5 using the Simple Install method, a dialog displays reporting the warning: A script on this page is causing your browser to run slowly (2059216)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
vCenter Server 5.5 Simple Installer does not check for required space on non-system drive. (2059518)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
vCenter Server 5.x fails to start after upgrading vCenter Single Sign-On in a High Availability configuration from version 5.1 to 5.5 (2059794)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
VXLAN Network Virtualization Preparation in VMware vCloud Networking and Security shows Not Ready even after installing the VIB manually (2059865)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Adding additional hosts to an existing Virtual SAN cluster (2059936)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Installing vCenter Server 5.5 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system fails after displaying the message: Installing Directory Service (2061000)
Date Published: 9/28/2013
Installing vCenter Single Sign On 5.1 fails with the error: Error 29148.STS configuration error (2052689)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
vCenter Single Sign-On Identity Management service repeatedly generates the error: Enumerate trusts failed Failed to enumerate domain trusts for domain_name(dwError – 5) (2060143)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Upgrade from vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5 rolls back after importing Lookup Service data (2060511)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
vCenter Server 5.5 Installation Wizard shows domain information as vsphere.local instead of your local domain name (2060720)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Installing vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 fails if the password for administrator@vsphere.local contains an & character (2060746)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
Installing vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 on Windows server 2012 fails with the error: A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected (2060820)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
Installing the vSphere Client in a vSphere 5.5 environment fails with the error: vSphere Client cannot be installed on a Domain Controller (2060849)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Active Directory authentication fails when vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 runs on Windows Server 2012 and the AD Domain Controller is also on Windows Server 2012 (2060901)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Cannot view problems that occur while configuring Virtual Flash of individual SSD devices (2059359)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Core dump partition is not created when using the Preserve VMFS option with Auto Deploy Stateless Caching or Stateful Installs in ESXi 5.5 (2059799)
Date Published: 9/23/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Unable to log in with root account on the vCenter Server Virtual Appliance when using an external vCenter Single Sign-On server (2059855)
Date Published: 9/27/2013
HTML5 virtual machine console fails to open after restarting vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (2060604)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Unable to log in to vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 if username or group name contains letters with accents (2060873)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Upgrading vCenter Single Sign-On 5.1 to vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 (2057258)
Date Published: 9/23/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Powering on a virtual machine after running the Recovery Plan in VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager fails with the error: Error – reason.msg (2041197)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Large deployments require increasing vSphere Replication Server memory (2060858)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
SRM 5.1.1.1 Express Patch Release (2057972)
Date Published: 9/23/2013

VMware vCloud API
When sharing a catalog with ‘everyone in my organization’ in VMware vCloud API, all API users can view the download URL of a vAppTemplate (2059032)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware vCloud Connector
Cannot copy from vCloud Director 5.5 to vCloud Connector 1.5 with vCloud Connector (2060574)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Template with multiple virtual machines is not retained in catalog after Offline Data Transfer import (2060593)
Date Published: 9/23/2013

VMware vCloud Director
After upgrading to VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.5.1, new vApps are not displayed in VMware vCloud Director 5.5 (2060005)
Date Published: 9/24/2013
Adding additional disks to virtual machine in vCloud Director fails with the error: The operation failed because no suitable resource was found (2060922)
Date Published: 9/26/2013
Supported guest operating systems in vCloud Director 5.5 (2058524)
Date Published: 9/23/2013
Starting vApps in VMware vCloud Director fail with the error: javax.net.ssl.SSLPeerUnverifiedException: peer not authenticated (2060087)
Date Published: 9/23/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
VMware vFabric Hyperic WebSphere MQ QManager Availability metric is grayed out with a value of 200% (2060265)
Date Published: 9/24/2013

VMware VirtualCenter
Configurando La Resolución de Nombres para el Servidor VMware vCenter (2006050)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware vShield App
Upgrading to vShield App 5.5 fails with the error: DvFilter module is not up on the host (2060004)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection 5.1 backup job fails in Japanese locale version of vSphere Web Client when week is specified (2060166)
Date Published: 9/24/2013

VMware vSphere Replication
Replications go into Error state when you change the vSphere Replication Server certificate (2061040)
Date Published: 9/27/2013
Virtual machine fails to power on when you enable replication on a raw device (2060714)
Date Published: 9/25/2013
vSphere Web Client triggers a logout causing vSphere Replication tasks to fail (2060796)
Date Published: 9/25/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 9/21/13

My VMware
Cannot upload log files using VMware vCenter Support Assistant 5.1 (2059759)
Date Published: 9/16/2013

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Difference between cpu.usage and cpu.utilization counters for HostSystem object (2055995)
Date Published: 9/17/2013

VMware ESX
Moving a virtualized vCenter Server virtual machine between ESXi/ESX hosts with different processor types (2058684)
Date Published: 9/17/2013

VMware ESXi
ESXi host bootup error: Error while executing switchToSwapMode (2056609)
Date Published: 9/19/2013
Installing EMC® XtremSW Cache™ on ESXi 5.0 and 5.1 (Partner Verified and Support) (2059943)
Date Published: 9/18/2013
Moving backing files of Microsoft Clustering Service cluster virtual machines using Raw Device Mappings (2051869)
Date Published: 9/16/2013
Microsoft Windows-based virtual machine loses network connectivity with the error: Your guest has entered a standby sleep state. Use the keyboard or mouse while grabbed to wake it (2032989)
Date Published: 9/17/2013
Monitor vCenter Server Appliance database disk usage (2058187)
Date Published: 9/17/2013
Setting explicit CPU affinity for worldlets (2058085)
Date Published: 9/20/2013

VMware Fusion
Setting guest screen resolution fails during VMware Tools installation in RHEL 5.10 virtual machine in VMware Fusion 5.x (2058462)
Date Published: 9/19/2013

VMware Horizon View
Establishing a RDP connection with a Windows 8.1 desktop from Horizon View Client for Mac OS X (2059786)
Date Published: 9/18/2013

VMware Service Manager
Fomatting issues when copying and pasting from Microsoft Word/Outlook in VMware Service Manager (2059899)
Date Published: 9/18/2013
Priority field does not appear in the Call Submission screen in VMware Service Manager (2059901)
Date Published: 9/18/2013
Calls forwarded externally are sent to Officer’s Default IPK Group (2059180)
Date Published: 9/16/2013

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone
VMware Converter fails at 1 percent when converting a Windows machine to a virtual machine (2058682)
Date Published: 9/19/2013

VMware vCenter Server
All virtual machine folders on a VMFS volume might get deleted after an attempt to delete a single virtual machine folder fails and you choose to delete the folder again (2059507)
Date Published: 9/20/2013
Restore fails when extra config key (guestinfo.vf.tc.clientLicenseState) in VMconfig (2059585)
Date Published: 9/17/2013
Invoking a specific API from View Composer results in client side de-serialization error (2056580)
Date Published: 9/16/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
vCenter Server Appliance large scale deployment requirements (2057376)
Date Published: 9/17/2013
vCenter Server Appliance with embedded vPostgres database crashes due to full database partition (2058273)
Date Published: 9/17/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 test or full failover operation does not complete after failed mount of disaster recovery datastore (2059540)
Date Published: 9/16/2013
Limitations to Using SRM with Array-Based Replication in Large-Scale Environments (2059498)
Date Published: 9/18/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server
When running scripts and processes using the VMware vCloud Automation Center Windows Guest Agent, 64-bit process calls are redirected to 32-bit subsystems (2060151)
Date Published: 9/20/2013

VMware Virsto
License keys for VMware Virsto 2.2 (2058979)
Date Published: 9/20/2013

VMware vShield Endpoint
Cannot save Microsoft Office files to a shared directory on a virtual machine protected by VMware vShield Endpoint and an agentless anti-virus solution. (2059808)
Date Published: 9/19/2013

VMware vSphere Replication
vSphere Replication 5.1 may automatically upgrade to a to a pre-release version (2060190)
Date Published: 9/20/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 9/14/13

VI SDK
Determining how a server is booted in VMware vSphere Web Services SDK (2054641)
Date Published: 9/10/2013

VMware ESX
Pre Built Modules not provided for kernel version 3.0 and above (2058215)
Date Published: 9/11/2013

VMware ESXi
Changing Path Selection Policy for multiple LUNs (2053628)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
86.Intel I340-T2 and I340-T4 network cards are not detected in ESXi/ESX 4.x (2058634)
Date Published: 9/12/2013
Understanding NetQueue logging (2058544)
Date Published: 9/12/2013
Forcing a Loop Initiation Primitive reset on Fibre Channel and Ethernet Adapters (2058675)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
Error “http_proxy not set. please set environment variable” during SDK for Perl or vCLI installation. (2059636)
Date Published: 9/13/2013

VMware Fusion
Disabling the virtual machine name display in full screen view on VMware Fusion 6 (2059345)
Date Published: 9/11/2013

VMware Horizon View
Windows prompts for restart after being migrated via vMotion on a VDI cluster with enhanced vMotion compatibility enabled (2050139)
Date Published: 9/10/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Enabling Offline Cache for VMware Horizon Workspace when files do not cache (2058314)
Date Published: 9/12/2013
Installing VMware Horizon Workspace 1.5.0 Build 1220937 fails with the error: WARNING: Your password has expired (2059293)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
VMware Horizon Workspace Configurator VA reports ssh/scp communication errors when performing post-installation configuration updates (2059395)
Date Published: 9/11/2013

VMware Service Manager
Workflow import process does not auto-resolve Officer names in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2054833)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
Cloned calls are linked after selecting No Linking in VMware Service Manager (2058443)
Date Published: 9/13/2013
VMware Service Manager 9.0 session does not expire when the Calls Outstanding screen is open in the main application (2059401)
Date Published: 9/13/2013

VMware ThinApp
Launching ThinApp applications on a machine with Symantec Endpoint Protection fails with the error: RelaunchUsingCreateProcess::CreateProcess failed (2055790)
Date Published: 9/10/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Editing or cloning filters in VMware vCenter Configuration Manager 5.0 results in the error: There was an error attempting to display the Data Classes panel (2047393)
Date Published: 9/10/2013
SSRS dashboard and reports in VMware vCenter Configuration Manager do not display VMware Logo (2053982)
Date Published: 9/10/2013
vCloud Director collections display plain machine name in debug logs (2057320)
Date Published: 9/9/2013
Split installation fails when a network share connection cannot be established (2057122)
Date Published: 9/12/2013
The Rule Severity object type graph is missing from virtual environment node summary compliance results (2057325)
Date Published: 9/9/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Accessing the custom UI with an LDAP user account in VMware vCenter Operations Manager fails with the error: Incorrect User name/Password (2039924)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
Disk related metrics do not display in VMware vCenter Operations Manager (2045002)
Date Published: 9/9/2013
OEM adapter fails to collect allowedResourceKinds specified in the oem.properties file (2059114)
Date Published: 9/11/2013
VMware vSphere with Operations Management license key cannot be used to license VMware vCenter Operations Manager (2059123)
Date Published: 9/11/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Installing vCenter Single Sign-On fails with the error 20010: Failed to Configure LookupService (2054191)
Date Published: 9/9/2013
Upgrading vCenter Single Sign-On 5.1 when configured in a High Availability (HA) cluster (2057636)
Date Published: 9/13/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
The Auto Deploy licensing does not work after upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance from 5.0 to 5.0.1 (2040059)
Date Published: 9/10/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.1 and 5.2 data collection fails with the error: Object reference not set to an instance of an Object (2053768)
Date Published: 9/9/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Passing a screen-ticket to VMware vSphere VMRC SDK 5.1 Connect API fails with the error: An internal Error occurred (2043704)
Date Published: 9/13/2013

VMware vFabric Application Director
vFabric Application Director 5.2 Agent Bootstrap Fails When a Windows Application is Deployed to vCloud Automation Cloud 5.2 (2059356)
Date Published: 9/11/2013

VMware Virtual Disk Development
Using HotAdd in VDDK results in geometry.bios* metadata keys in VixDiskLib_GetMetadataKeys() (2058337)
Date Published: 9/12/2013

VMware Workstation
The VMware USB Arbitrator Service in VMware Workstation 9.x fails to start on a Windows host (2058713)
Date Published: 9/12/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 9/7/13

VMware ESX
Understanding TCP Checksum Offloading (TCO) in a VMware Environment (2052904)
Date Published: 9/2/2013

VMware ESXi
VMware Tools fails to start on a Solaris 10 virtual machine with the error: Unable to start services for VMware Tools (2058154)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
ESXi host reports an error: unsupported ioctl (2058568)
Date Published: 9/2/2013
Possible data corruption after a Windows 2012 virtual machine network transfer (2058692)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Windows 8.1 virtual machine is slow or unresponsive when a USB device is connnected (2057809)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
vSphere Distributed Switches do not support IPv6 addresses for encapsulated remote mirror sessions (2054387)
Date Published: 9/3/2013

VMware Fusion
Downgrading VMware Fusion 6.0 to 5.x (2056786)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Upgrading a Windows 7 virtual machine to Windows 8 (2057651)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Creating a VMware Fusion mass deployment package (2058680)
Date Published: 9/5/2013
Boot Camp virtual machine fails to boot after upgrading VMware Fusion 5 to Fusion 6 (2059136)
Date Published: 9/6/2013
Upgrading VMware Fusion 5.x to 6.0 (2056803)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Restricting virtual machines in VMware Fusion 6.0 (2058673)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
VMware Fusion 6 fails to start (2058900)
Date Published: 9/4/2013

VMware Service Manager
Viewing the Call History in the HTML Only version in VMware Service Manager fails with the error: Buffer too small for CLOB to CHAR or BLOB to RAW conversion (2058198)
Date Published: 9/3/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Automated installation wizard installs unsupported Agent on HP-UX 11.11 and HP-UX 11.23 (2057123)
Date Published: 9/3/2013

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone
VMware Converter Standalone conversion fails with the error: Unable to create a VSS snapshot of the source volume(s). Error code: 2147754767 (0x8004230F). (2058046)
Date Published: 9/3/2013

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Non-admin users cannot see workflow tokens in Orchestrator (2058033)
Date Published: 9/3/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Storage DRS keeps VMDKs together and does not allocate to most optimal datastore (2053792)
Date Published: 9/5/2013
Installing or upgrading the vCenter Single Sign-On component of vCenter Server 5.1 on Windows fails with the error: Error 1335 with ssoser~1.cab (2057691)
Date Published: 9/4/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager service fails with the error: Panic: Assert Failed: “!vmKernelIp.empty()” @ d:/build/ob/bora-820150/srm/src/storage/vc/accessMapUtil.cpp:108 (2057469)
Date Published: 9/2/2013
Restore vSphere Replication 1.0.x if ESXi Server Host is Moved (2051389)
Date Published: 9/2/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Cannot provision virtual machines using VBscript customization in the vCloud Automation Center blueprint (2058304)
Date Published: 9/5/2013

VMware vCloud Director
VMware vCloud Director cannot add same template to vApp multiple times (2048054)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
VMware vCloud Director Web site reports an incorrect or huge number for CPU or memory allocations on an Organization vDC (2058683)
Date Published: 9/6/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Data is not averaged in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server (2055715)
Date Published: 9/6/2013

VMware vFabric Postgres
Resolving B-Tree index sibling errors in VMware Postgres (2053886)
Date Published: 9/6/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection appliance fails with the error: Cannot open the disk /vmfs/volumes/xxxxxxxx-xxx/vm_disk.vmdk or one of the snapshot disk it depends on (2056256)
Date Published: 9/5/2013

VMware Workstation
Editing the .vmx file of a VMware Workstation and VMware Player virtual machine (2057902)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Restricting virtual machines in VMware Workstation 10 (2058671)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Evaluating VMware Fusion and Workstation (2057823)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Upgrading from VMware Workstation 9 to VMware Workstation 10 (2056782)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Downloading and installing VMware Workstation (2057907)
Date Published: 9/4/2013
Downgrading from VMware Workstation 10 to VMware Workstation 9 (2056784)
Date Published: 9/4/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 8/31/13

VMware ESX
Detect TX Unit Hang with e1000 driver for LINUX 64-bit guest (2011336)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
Understanding TCP Segmentation Offload (TSO) and Large Receive Offload (LRO) in a VMware environment (2055140)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch Release ESXi500-201308001 (2053131)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201308402-BG: Updates tools-light (2053135)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi-5.0.0-20130804001-standard (2053137)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201308101-SG: Updates esx-base (2053139)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi-5.0.0-20130801001s-no-tools (2053141)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
Upgrading VMware Tools using the /usr/lib/vmware-tools/sbin/vmware-tools-upgrader command fails with a segmentation fault error (2057535)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
Installing or upgrading VMware Tools in a Solaris 10 virtual machine fails with the error: modname=$’ unexpected Uninstall failed (2057912)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
ESXi RAM disk full due to a locked virtual machine log file (2057975)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
Configuring Mellanox RDMA I/O Drivers ESXi 5.x (Partner Verified and Support) (2058261)
Date Published: 8/28/2013
Backing up and restoring ESXi configuration using the vSphere Command-Line Interface and vSphere PowerCLI (2042141)
Date Published: 8/28/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201308401-BG: Updates esx-base (2053133)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201308403-BG: Updates net-e1000 (2053136)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi-5.0.0-20130804001-no-tools (2053138)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi-5.0.0-20130801001s-standard (2053140)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
Relocate virtual machine operation is not allowed in the current connection state of the host (2046356)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
vSphere Distributed Switch teaming alarm triggered in vCenter Server (2057667)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware Fusion
Importing a virtual machine running in an Oracle VirtualBox to VMware Fusion, Workstation, or Player (2053864)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware Horizon View
VMware Horizon View HTML Blast access fails with the error: An error has occurred: code:ECONNRESET (2056649)
Date Published: 8/29/2013

VMware Service Manager
VMware Service Manager type information entered in the service catalog does not display in the main application (2057652)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
Removing historical performance data from the Chargeback Manager 2.5 database (2041602)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
Hierarchies corresponding to DELETED_ VMware vCloud Director orgs are picked up by the automatic report scheduler in VMware Chargeback Manager 2.5 (2055945)
Date Published: 8/28/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Changing the time zone on the vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 UI VM and Analytics VM virtual machines (2039996)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
Reconfiguring VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 after changing the IP address or hostname for a registered VMware vCenter Server (2047351)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
Creating a notification rule for Administrative Alerts in VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 (2048350)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware vCenter Server
How to disable and re-enable the Getting Started Tabs in vSphere Clients (2058014)
Date Published: 8/29/2013
The Show VMs in Inventory option in the vSphere Client does not persist between views (2008329)
Date Published: 8/29/2013
vCenter Server 5.1 fails to start with the error: Unable to create SSO facade: Invalid response code: 404 Not Found (2053804)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
An orphaned VMDK is created when manual Storage vMotion task is performed during virtual machine backup task (2055943)
Date Published: 8/30/2013
Single Sign-On server fails to start after Domain Name Server modifications (2057170)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Rebooting vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 takes a long time when regenerating SSL certificates (2058332)
Date Published: 8/29/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager reports the error: There are not enough licenses installed to perform the operation (2041891)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware vCloud Director
vCloud Director reports a Null Pointer error when attempting to update the vApp networking (2057295)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
End of Availability and End of Support Life for VMware vCloud Director 5.1 Standalone (2057589)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
Supported Ciphers for VMware Remote Console (VMRC) Certificates (2057736)
Date Published: 8/26/2013
Removing a datastore from VMware vCloud Director 5.1 fails with the error: DATASTORE datastore-xx on vcenter XXX is unknown to VCD (2057335)
Date Published: 8/27/2013
Migrating the vCloud infrastructure to a new storage in vCloud Director (2058094)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
End of Availability and End of Support Life for vCloud Networking and Security 5.1 Standalone (2055410)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware vFabric Application Director
Collecting logs from vFabric Application Director Appliance 5.x (2057138)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
Metric Data value varies in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server 5.0 (2055139)
Date Published: 8/28/2013

VMware vShield App with Data Security
After adding a patch to vShield Manager the build number on the vCenter Summary tab does not update (2057021)
Date Published: 8/28/2013

VMware vSphere Replication
A virtual machine fails to respond when using third-party backup software and VMware vSphere Replication (2040754)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
VMware vSphere Storage Appliance install fails with the error: ERROR – createCluster() failed.Timed out waiting for reply to request (2058132)
Date Published: 8/27/2013

VMware vSphere Web Client
Logging in to vCenter Server 5.1 fails after an account is disabled or the password expires in Active Directory (2047627)
Date Published: 8/26/2013

VMware Workstation
Disabling the suspend feature for a virtual machine in VMware Fusion and VMware Workstation (2056501)
Date Published: 8/28/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 8/24/13

VMware ESXi
Cold storage migration of virtual machine data is slow with the log entry: VMB: 1104: ignoring range (2051887)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Running a backup using a backup software reports the warning: vmProtect.Fault.Message : Message (2053765)
Date Published: 8/19/2013
ESXi 5.1 Update 1 host fails with the purple diagnostic screen with an error related to the DevFSFileClose function (2054287)
Date Published: 8/23/2013
Hostd agent stops running after changes to proxy.xml file in VMware ESXi 5.0 (2057020)
Date Published: 8/22/2013
Shutting down or rebooting an ESXi 5.0 host via the DCUI fails (2055034)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Installing or upgrading VMware Tools fails with the error: Cannot complete signature verification on the required VMware Tools ISO image (2053663)
Date Published: 8/19/2013
Software iSCSI datastores are not visible after a host reboot when using LACP for VMware ESXi 5.1 (2057606)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Exiting full screen mode on a virtual machine console fails after shutting down guest operating system (2057832)
Date Published: 8/22/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Attempting to log into VMware Horizon Workspace 1.0 fails with error: The user could not be authenticated (2051201)
Date Published: 8/23/2013

VMware Service Manager
All security roles are not visible after changing a customer to an officer in VMware Service Manager (2056403)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Imported reports in VMware Service Manager do not show custom field data (2056771)

Date Published: 8/20/2013
Approve and Reject buttons in the VMware Service Manager approval task outbound email sends an email to approve or reject even if an incoming email is not defined (2056778)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
ECMXA heartbeat job fails to complete for VMware vCenter Configuration Manager 4.0 and 5.0 (2043417)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator
Accessing vCenter Infrastructure Navigator in vSphere Web Client fails with the error: Error while retrieving data from Infrastructure Navigator server (2044117)
Date Published: 8/23/2013

VMware vCenter Log Insight
Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vCenter Log Insight (2056760)
Date Published: 8/21/2013
Email alerts are not sent from vCenter Log Insight (2056981)
Date Published: 8/21/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Cannot access Resource Kind dropdown when configuring a Heat Map widget in VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp) 5.x (2056972)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
VMware vCenter Operations 5.7 and 5.7.1 incorrectly reports total virtual machine size rather than VMDK file size (2057556)
Date Published: 8/19/2013
KPI HT Breach alerts are generated for values over 100% on the Guest File System: Aggregate of all instances | Guest File System (%) metric (2057558)
Date Published: 8/19/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Logging in to vCenter Server fails with the error: No ManagedConnections available within configured blocking timeout (2055448)
Date Published: 8/19/2013
Determining Single Sign-On and Inventory Service version numbers (2057466)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Virtual machine memory usage alarm (2057846)
Date Published: 8/22/2013
Virtual machine CPU usage alarm (2057830)

Date Published: 8/22/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager service on the recovery site fails while running a Recovery Plan Test or Disaster Recovery with an XMLParseException error (2055186)
Date Published: 8/21/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Cannot join a virtual machine to a domain when using vSphere and vCloud Automation Center Network Profiles to assign static IP’s from a pool (2056290)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vCloud Connector
Testing VMware vCloud Connector 2.5.x connectivity using cURL commands (2054083)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vCloud Connector 2.5x (2057022)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Creating an external network in vCloud Director fails with the error: Failed to create external network as port group dvportgroup-XXX or its VLAN ID XXX is in use (2042474)
Date Published: 8/21/2013
VMware vCloud Director sends email alerts about VPN connectivity every 8 hours (2057205)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
Increasing VMware vCloud Director database performance (2056557)

Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vFabric Data Director
Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vFabric Data Director (2057153)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
Agent resource error after successfully adding a new platform: Agent monitor ‘agent.commandListener’ does not have a MinRequestTime value Please turn on the server, or fix its Configuration” (2055659)
Date Published: 8/20/2013

VMware vShield
Best practices when working with VXLAN PortGroups on a VMware virtual distributed switch (2057011)
Date Published: 8/19/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Limitations of vSphere Data Protection (VDP) File Level Restore (FLR) (2053871)
Date Published: 8/21/2013

VMware vSphere Management Assistant
Running vma-support script does not reconstruct VA support bundle (2054109)
Date Published: 8/20/2013
An esxcli command fails with the error: locale.Error: unsupported locale setting (2056635)
Date Published: 8/23/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Installing or upgrading vSphere Storage Appliance fails with the error: Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid (2053327)
Date Published: 8/19/2013

VMware vSphere Web Client
Unable to install Flash on Windows Server 2012 for use with the vSphere Web Client (2054049)
Date Published: 8/21/2013

New KB articles published for week ending 8/17/13

VMware ESXi
Linux virtual machine’s boot is slow and displays the warning: RecordRoutingInfo: Unable to collect IPv4 routing table (2048572)
Date Published: 8/16/2013
Attempts to upgrade ESXi 5.1 hosts installed on 2GB SD cards to ESXi 5.1 Update 1 by using Update Manager or ESXCLI might fail (2054483)
Date Published: 8/13/2013
Adding an ESXi/ESX 4.x host to a cluster fails with the error: The vSphere 4 Essentials Plus license for Host does not include VMware DRS (2021154)
Date Published: 8/14/2013

VMware Horizon View
Unable to cancel a failed recompose task from the task list in View Administrator (2016091)
Date Published: 8/16/2013

VMware Service Manager
Pressing backspace when editing the quantity field causes the VMware Service Manager customer portal to go to previous screen (2054006)
Date Published: 8/12/2013
Partitioned Service Orders are visible in VMware Service Manager (2056765)
Date Published: 8/12/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
vCenter Operations Manager datastore disk space allocation displays total disk space configured for a virtual machine and not the actual disk space configured for the datastore (2056726)
Date Published: 8/12/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Installing or upgrading to vCenter Server 5.0 when using a SQL 2008 or 2008 R2 Standard database fails with the error: Setup cannot create vCenter Server Directory Services instance (2013897)
Date Published: 8/14/2013
Re-registering vCenter Server to SSO server fails with the error: DuplicateSolutionsCertificate (2048754)
Date Published: 8/13/2013
Cannot power on virtual machine in a Distributed Resource Scheduler cluster (2057121)
Date Published: 8/16/2013
Security scan of vCenter Server 5.1 reports the message: Sun ONE Application Server Upper Case Request JSP Source Disclosure (2056851)
Date Published: 8/13/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
SRM test failover fails with disconnection errors in environments using Firewalls (WaitForUpdatesEx) (2040301)
Date Published: 8/12/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
vSphere virtual machine events do not display in the vCloud Automation Center 5.2 Audit Log Viewer (2056245)
Date Published: 8/14/2013

VMware vCloud Connector
Understanding VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Offline Data Transfer deploy options (2053774)
Date Published: 8/15/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Creating an Organization vDC Network fails with the error: VSM response error (100): 401 Authorization Required (2056969)
Date Published: 8/14/2013

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
Deploying a virtual machine within VMware vCloud Hybrid Service fails with the error: No access to entity (2055731)
Date Published: 8/15/2013

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
VMware vShield Manager’s Task page shows Purge tasks as Queued with an end date of 12/31/1969 (2057299)
Date Published: 8/16/2013
Best practices for upgrading to VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2c (2057233)
Date Published: 8/15/2013

VMware vFabric AppInsight
VMware vFabric AppInsight 5.0 compatibility with VMware vFabric Hyperic 5.7 (2054464)
Date Published: 8/12/2013