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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New KB articles published for week ending 11/14/15

VMware ESXi
Backups with Change Block Tracking could returns incorrect changed sectors in ESXi 6.0 (2136854)
Date Published: 11/11/2015
Running SAP Host Agent 7.21 or later on ESXi 5.5 Update 3 or ESXi 6.0 may lead to virtual machine hanging (2137310)
Date Published: 11/11/2015
Booting Windows virtual machine using EFI from EMC XtremIO storage fails with error: Boot system is not valid, image data is corrupt (2137402)
Date Published: 11/12/2015
A Redhat Enterprise Linux virtual machines hangs during quiesced snapshot creation (2094828)
Date Published: 11/9/2015
Understanding lost access to volume messages in ESXi 5.5/6.x (2136081)
Date Published: 11/12/2015
ESXi 5.5 host fails with a purple diagnostic screen and reports the error: tcp_input (2136430)
Date Published: 11/12/2015

VMware Horizon
Provisioning and recomposing VMware View desktop fails with error: Unexpected VC fault from View Composer (Unknown) (2135461)
Date Published: 11/10/2015

VMware IT Business Manager Standard
VMware vRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise licenses requirements (2083947)
Date Published: 11/9/2015

VMware Site Recovery Manager
Site Recovery Manager 6.0 Disaster Recovery service fails when running test failover with the error: StartVm: Unable to insert VM protected-vm-xxx into started VM list (2135286)
Date Published: 11/12/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Using mixed types of delimiters for variables in event messages in vSphere 6.0 (2132231)
Date Published: 11/9/2015
After upgrading or installing vCenter Server 6.0 extensions are appearing as unknown (2137399)
Date Published: 11/12/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Adding users with the VMware vCloud Air REST API using Google Chrome Advanced REST Client (2133862)
Date Published: 11/10/2015

VMware Virtual SAN
Deployment guidelines for running VMware Virtual SAN and VMware vSphere VMFS datastores on a Dell H730 controller with the lsi_mr3 driver (2136374)
Date Published: 11/11/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Missing Issue Descriptions under Analysis subtabs in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2135660)
Date Published: 11/11/2015

VMware vSphere PowerCLI
Enabling the TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 protocols for PowerCLI (2137109)
Date Published: 11/9/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 11/07/15

My VMware
Calculating the Cost for Product Support and Subscription (SnS) in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (HPP) (2126310)
Date Published: 11/7/2015
Co-terming of Services and Deposits in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (2126311)
Date Published: 11/7/2015
Transferring Between Hybrid Purchasing Program Funds (2126312)
Date Published: 11/7/2015
Redeeming Products in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (HPP) (2127241)
Date Published: 11/7/2015
Redeeming a Product Upgrade in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (2127242)
Date Published: 11/7/2015

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Restoring a virtual machine using Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5 no longer has the proper boot order (2135971)
Date Published: 11/2/2015

VMware App Volumes
Logging to VMware App Volumes 2.7/2.9 user gets “Temporary Profile” or finds two profiles (2136203)
Date Published: 11/6/2015

VMware ESXi
Restarting VMware vCenter Server causes loss of vSphere Flash Cache reservation values (2136867)
Date Published: 11/6/2015
After removing a RDM from virtual machine the take snapshot option is grayed out (2134333)
Date Published: 11/2/2015

VMware Horizon DaaS
Cannot connect to the VMware Horizon DaaS agent (2127319)
Date Published: 11/3/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Switching license from CPU to virtual machine (or vice versa) in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.x fails with the error: The license capacity is insufficient (2135071)
Date Published: 11/3/2015
VIO Heat stack deployment fails intermittently for VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Edge with the error: Cannot allocate memory (2135294)
Date Published: 11/4/2015
Virtual machines lose network connectivity when redeploying a High Availability (HA) enabled VMware vCloud Networking and Security or NSX for vSphere Edge (2135309)
Date Published: 11/4/2015

VMware Site Recovery Manager
Upgrading Site Recovery Manager 5.8 to 6.1 if You Have Already Upgraded vSphere Replication to 6.1 (2136677)
Date Published: 11/5/2015

VMware User Environment Manager
Creating a mandatory profile for use with VMware User Environment Manager (2127778)
Date Published: 11/3/2015

VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Add a vCloud Air instance in vCenter Orchestrator by using the vCenter Orchestrator plug-in for vCloud Director 5.5.1.2 (2136509)
Date Published: 11/4/2015

VMware vCenter Server
The vCenter Server 6.0 Summary tab displays the message: Performance statistics rollup from Past Week to Past Month is not occurring in the database (2135488)
Date Published: 11/6/2015
The Licensing UI is Missing in the vSphere Web Client (2135810)
Date Published: 11/2/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
After deploying or upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 Update 3 historical performance data is no longer collected (2134272)
Date Published: 11/6/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Creating an Access Key for VMware vCloud Air Object Storage powered by EMC (2134395)
Date Published: 11/2/2015
Creating a bucket with cURL using REST API in vCloud Air Object Storage powered by EMC (2134411)
Date Published: 11/2/2015
Listing buckets with cURL using REST API in VMware vCloud Air Object Storage powered by EMC (2134412)
Date Published: 11/3/2015

VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud
Creating a signed URL with bash for vCloud Air Object Storage powered by Google (2135963)
Date Published: 11/3/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Notification email lookups on groups defined for manager emails results with a 404 error in VMware vRealize Automation 6.x (2136687)
Date Published: 11/6/2015

VMware vCloud Director
Setting a public address in VMware vCloud director fails with an error Cannot turn off elasticity for Allocation Pool OrgVdcs (2127150)
Date Published: 11/5/2015
Creating a new vAPP with Hardware Version 10 fails in VMware vCloud Director with the error: Unknown OS id: windows9Server64Guest (2133828)
Date Published: 11/5/2015

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
VMware vShield Manager appliance system disk is full (2135959)
Date Published: 11/4/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 10/31/15

VMware ESXi
Powering on a virtual machine fails with the error: Could not create ‘/vmfs/volumes/<Datastore-Name>/<VM-name>/<VM-Name>.nvram’: <Reason> (2108718)
Date Published: 10/30/2015
Daylight Savings Time (DST) end date in Turkey on November 8, 2015 and VMware products (2135594)
Date Published: 10/30/2015
Upgrading the Mellanox ConnectX3 Ethernet driver to Async version 3.2.0.7 causes a purple screen failure in ESXi 6.0 (2135706)
Date Published: 10/29/2015
Handling split-brain scenarios in VSAN Stretched Cluster version 6.1 (2135952)
Date Published: 10/28/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 1 host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning PANIC bora/vmkernel/main/dlmalloc.c:4923 – Usage error in dlmalloc (2135956)
Date Published: 10/29/2015
Modifying the SCSI controller on a virtual machine changes the order of the hard disks in VMware vSphere ESXi (2135969)
Date Published: 10/27/2015
Improper termination of pktcap-uw causes Userworld exhaustion and ESXi host management agent failures (2133817)
Date Published: 10/30/2015

VMware Horizon Client for Windows
Repeated characters when typing in view cleint (2135702)
Date Published: 10/26/2015

VMware Horizon DaaS
Horizon DaaS/Air – Convert to Gold Pattern process fails with a timeout error for Windows OS (2126174)
Date Published: 10/30/2015
VMware Horizon DaaS/Air user sessions are timed out after 10 hours even when the Broker Session Timeout is set to a higher value (2130897)
Date Published: 10/30/2015
Changing the Base Number for Auto-Incrementing desktop Names (2134368)
Date Published: 10/28/2015

VMware Horizon Flex
Launching a virtual machine in VMware Horizon Flex fails with the error: Failed to contact the restrictions management server (2127772)
Date Published: 10/30/2015

VMware Horizon View Client
With Horizon Client 3.x for Windows, you see a “USB Unavailable” message when some devices are connected (2135766)
Date Published: 10/27/2015
With Horizon Client 3.x for Windows, on some Dell laptops, if you type very quickly, extra characters might appear (2135771)
Date Published: 10/27/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
High CPU condition seen after adding large Active Directory domain in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2126676)
Date Published: 10/30/2015
Environment with more than one NSX Manager visible on the vSphere Web Client on the Host Preparation page in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2127061)
Date Published: 10/28/2015
While logged into vSphere WebClient with localOS user account, there are no NSX Managers available to manage (2134416)
Date Published: 10/29/2015
During host preparation, one or more ESXi hosts in an NSX cluster require a manual reboot to complete an upgrade and load new VIBs (2135292)
Date Published: 10/26/2015
NSX Management Service fails to start after upgrading from VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.5 to 6.2.0 (2135476)
Date Published: 10/27/2015
Linux virtual machines with NFSv3 mounts experiences an Operating System Hang after more than 15 minutes outage on the upstream datapath (2133815)
Date Published: 10/27/2015
Understanding and troubleshooting Service Composer in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2132612)
Date Published: 10/27/2015

VMware User Environment Manager
Moving the VMware User Environment Manager Config share and Profile Archive share to the new server location (2127779)
Date Published: 10/30/2015

VMware vCenter Server
After adding a new ESXi host to an NSX for vSphere 6.x Prepared Cluster, the host report a blank Installation Status (2135629)
Date Published: 10/26/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Site Recovery Manager 5.0.3.3 Express Patch Release (2112004)
Date Published: 10/29/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Creating the access key for user in vCloud Air Object Storage powered by EMC reports the error: 502 BAD_GATEWAY (2134806)
Date Published: 10/30/2015

VMware vCloud Director
VMware vCloud Director 5.5.5 can not upload or download OVF and media files using the Chrome Browser after installing the VMware Client Integration Plugin 5.6 (2135484)
Date Published: 10/28/2015
Proxy failure causes attempts to upload or download an OVF or media file to fail (2134845)
Date Published: 10/28/2015

VMware View
View 6.x black screen after applying Microsoft patch (2134024)
Date Published: 10/27/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for SCOM
Dual Master nodes in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (2135741)
Date Published: 10/26/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Some VMware vRealize Automation virtual machines are not accounted for in the vRealize Operations 6.x dashboards (2135497)
Date Published: 10/26/2015
Configuring adapter instances or accessing the Certificates page in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x fails with the error: FileNotFoundException: /data/vcops/blob/Certificate/ (2135750)
Date Published: 10/26/2015

VMware vSphere Replication
Configuring vSphere Replication for a virtual machine cannot be completed with the error: connection issue (2130263)
Date Published: 10/30/2015

VMware vSphere Web Client
HTML views become invisible, when a popup menu or dialog overlap the HTML bridge content (2135827)
Date Published: 10/26/2015

VMware Workstation
Uploading Virtual Machines from VMware Workstation 12 to vCloud Air (2136045)
Date Published: 10/29/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 10/24/15

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Running Backup or Restore commands using using Virtual Disk Development Kit on an ESXi host on vmdk files with a size equal or a multiple of 2TB fails with the error: ESXMapperGetPhysicalMapping:Failed to get physical mapping (2135503)
Date Published: 10/23/2015
Virtual Disk Development Kit 6.0 U1 Backup and Restore commands fail using SAN transport mode on ESXi 5.5.x hosts on both Windows and Linux proxies (2135621)
Date Published: 10/23/2015

VMware ESXi
Riverbed SteelFusion Edge with VMware vSphere Hypervisor (Partner Verified and Supported) (2134330)
Date Published: 10/23/2015
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Controller deployment fails the error: Failed to power on VM NSX Controller (2135381)
Date Published: 10/22/2015

VMware Horizon 6
What to do if you use public certificates that reference internal server names or IP addresses for Horizon 6 servers (2134663)
Date Published: 10/20/2015

VMware Horizon View Client for iOS
Gesture and navigation problems in Horizon Client for iOS when installed on iPhone 6s or 6s Plus running iOS 9.0.x (2135634)
Date Published: 10/23/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x controller is excluded from the cluster with the message: Zookeeper client disconnected! (2135291)
Date Published: 10/20/2015
EAM threads gets stuck during host preparation in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x with the error: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space (2135378)
Date Published: 10/22/2015
NSX Users and Permissions by Feature (2135785)
Date Published: 10/24/2015
Licensing VMware vSphere 5.5.x /6.0.x and VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2135310)
Date Published: 10/21/2015
Trending issues and important information regarding VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x Controller (2135498)
Date Published: 10/23/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Assigning a vCenter Server 6.0 license does not increment the Assigned number from 0 to 1 (2134318)
Date Published: 10/21/2015
On a ESXi 6.0 host a virtual machine hangs during the snapshot consolidation process (2135631)
Date Published: 10/23/2015

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
Frequently asked questions about Public Certificate Authority certificates with Internal Server Names and VMware Products (2134735)
Date Published: 10/19/2015
vShield Manager high CPU condition is seen after a recompose or refresh operation in VMware View is made (2135299)
Date Published: 10/20/2015

VMware View
Accessing Horizon View Administrator’s dashboard is slow (2131155)
Date Published: 10/20/2015

VMware Virtual SAN
Avoiding a known drive failure issue when Dell PERC H730 controller is used with VMware Virtual SAN 5.5 or 6.0 (2135494)
Date Published: 10/24/2015
VMware Virtual SAN 6.x health plug-in fails to load with the error: Unexpected status code: 400 (2133384)
Date Published: 10/19/2015

VMware vRealize Automation Desktop
Installing the VMware vRealize Automation on a distributed multi-site instance (2134842)
Date Published: 10/22/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.X reporting extremely high virtual disk latency values (2135466)
Date Published: 10/23/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 10/17/15

VMware ESX
Selecting a virtual machine folder in the datastore browser in vCenter Server 5.x and 6.0 fails with the error: Inaccessible datastore. The datastore datastorename is no longer accessible (2131186)
Date Published: 10/12/2015

VMware ESXi
VMware Tools Automatic Upgrade sails with the error: “vix error code = 21009” (2129927)
Date Published: 10/15/2015
Deploying a Metro Storage Cluster across two data centers using EMC VMAX SRDF/Metro and VMware vSphere (2134684)
Date Published: 10/14/2015
VMDK File Is Missing on Virtual Volumes Datastore (2129713)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware EVO:RAIL
The VMware EVO:RAIL Configuration DNS IP address is not displayed in the VMware vSphere Web Client (2121649)
Date Published: 10/12/2015

VMware Horizon View
Reconnecting to VMware View Desktop with 3-4 monitors connected moves all application windows to primary monitors (2133807)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware IT Business Management Advanced
Viewing Composite System Resources report in VMware ITBM returns the error: An unexpected error has occurred (2134354)
Date Published: 10/12/2015

VMware IT Business Manager Standard
Cost Profile does not set to automatic when vRealize Business Standard is integrated with vRealize Automation (2134501)
Date Published: 10/13/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
Unable to add NSX manager to Active Directory using LDAPS in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2125787)
Date Published: 10/16/2015

VMware ThinApp
Running a ThinApp Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro fails with the error: Licensing for this product has stopped working (2014695)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware User Environment Manager
Setting VMware User Environment Manager to capture desktop icon locations (2128007)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware vCenter Operations for Horizon View
The vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6.1 dashboards displays no data for View session related metrics (2132437)
Date Published: 10/12/2015

VMware vCenter Server
VMware vCenter Server Service fails to start with the error: “Error 1075: The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for deletion” (2132502)
Date Published: 10/15/2015
The Auto Deploy cmdlet Copy-DeployRule fails with the error: Copy-DeployRule Could not find VIObjectCore with name ESXImageName (2132492)
Date Published: 10/16/2015
Using storage vMotion to migrate a virtual machine in vCenter Server 5.5 displays the warning: Server side validation cannot be performed when datastore cluster is part of destination (2134352)
Date Published: 10/12/2015
vCenter Server 6.0 Windows performance charts fail to load with the error: Performance Charts service returned an invalid response (2131040)
Date Published: 10/15/2015
Unable to open Virtual Machine Console when the vSphere Web Client 6.0 is installed on a custom port (2131149)
Date Published: 10/12/2015
Email alert is not received when an alarm is triggered in VMware vCenter Server 6.0 (2131179)
Date Published: 10/15/2015
Virtual machine startup and shutdown configuration settings are different between the VMware vSphere Client and VMware vSphere Web Client (2132117)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Site Recovery Manager 5.1.3.1 Express Patch Release (2112001)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Events cannot be posted to VMware vRealize Operations Manager after upgrading from 6.0.x to 6.1.x (2134166)
Date Published: 10/16/2015

VMware vSphere Replication
vSphere Replication 5.1.3.1 Express Patch Release (2112012)
Date Published: 10/15/2015

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
VMware vSphere Web Services SDK 5.5 Real-time performance counters update values after 60 seconds (2134373)
Date Published: 10/14/2015

New KB articles published for week ending 10/10/15

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Hotadding multiple target VMDKs with identical names fails even though they are located on different datastores in Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5 (2134310)
Date Published: 10/9/2015

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201510001 (2132152)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20151004001-standard (2132154)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20151004001-no-tools (2132156)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201510001 (2133824)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151004001-standard (2133826)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Agentless Service Pack 1 (2134021)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201510401-BG: Updates esx-base (2133825)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20151004001-no-tools (2133827)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201510401-BG: Updates esx-base (2132153)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
VSAN Providers status show as disconnected in vSphere Web Client (2126810)
Date Published: 10/8/2015

VMware Horizon Mirage
Unable to move VMware Mirage Centralised Virtual Desktop(CVD) between volumes (2133719)
Date Published: 10/11/2015

VMware NSX for vSphere
VMware ESXi 5.x and 6.x experiences a purple diagnostic screen when using IP discovery in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.0 (2134329)
Date Published: 10/9/2015

VMware vCenter Server
Purging data from the VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Inventory Service’s Individual Data Providers (2133427)
Date Published: 10/7/2015
Updating vCenter Server 5.5 to Update 3 fails with the error: Warning 32014. A utility for phone home data collector couldn’t be executed successful (2134141)
Date Published: 10/7/2015
Installing vCenter Server 6.0 using a Microsoft SQL database fails with error: Cannot resolve collation conflict for equal to operation (2133363)
Date Published: 10/5/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
After upgrading the Platform Services Controller Appliance 6.0 to Update 1 you are unable to access the HTTPS splash page (2134058)
Date Published: 10/6/2015

VMware View
Connecting to VMware View desktops results in a black screen (2133182)
Date Published: 10/11/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Recovering from deployment or upgrade to VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.3 (build 3025163) (2133793)
Date Published: 10/6/2015

VMware vRealize Hyperic
Problems monitoring Windows machine with VMware vRealize Hyperic (2133011)
Date Published: 10/6/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Accessing some Views in VMware vRealize Operations Manager results in an Internal server error message being displayed (2132786)
Date Published: 10/6/2015
Sporadic Incorrect Impact Calculations for What-if Scenarios (2133296)
Date Published: 10/9/2015
Additional configuration settings for the Endpoint Operations vCenter Self-Monitoring Solution (2133716)
Date Published: 10/7/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
VMware vRealize Operations Manager nodes become unresponsive during snapshot operations where the guest file system is quiesced (2132814)
Date Published: 10/6/2015

VMware vShield
Threat protection for virtualized workloads on VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x and vShield/vCloud Networking and Security 5.x with Symantec Data Center Security (2134331)
Date Published: 10/9/2015

VMware vSphere PowerCLI
Deploying VMware vRealize Operations vApp using PowerCLI fails (2133941)
Date Published: 10/8/2015

VMware vSphere Web Client
Installing the VMware Client Integration Plug-in 6.0 Update 1 hangs on Installing certificates and starting service (2133846)
Date Published: 10/5/2015