KB Digest

KB articles published (New or Updated) for the week ending 1/26/2007

Making Masked LUNs Settings Persistent Across Reboots on ESX Server (2057)
On the ESX Server management interface, I go to the Options > Advanced Settings page and change the value of the property Disk.MaskLuns . The change takes effect… Published 1/23/07
NIC Teaming with Different Device Capabilities Throws a Warning (131546)
When you team NICs with different device capabilities, a warning message similar to the following appears:   Warning : (0x44b) has different capabilities from bond0 (0x74b),… Published 1/24/07
2007 U.S. Daylight-Saving Time Extension (8695824)
Extended daylight-saving time in the United States will begin in March 2007, to comply with the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Spring forward will start three weeks earlier (March 11th, at 2:00 a.m.),… Published 1/24/07
Windows 2003 SMP Virtual Machines with Vlance Adapter Lose Network Connectivity (1631)
My Windows 2003 SMP virtual machine uses the vlance network adapter. Why does the virtual machine randomly lose network connectivity? I observe the following: I… Published 1/22/07
Disabling SSHv1 in ESX Server 2.1.x and Earlier (1999)
I have heard reports that SSHv1 is vulnerable and that I should configure my servers to accept connections using only SSHv2. How do I configure ESX Server to accept only SSHv2 connections? To… Published 1/23/07
Configuring HA Task Fails or Virtual Machine Failover Does Not Happen (2259)
Configuring HA fails or I’m using HA, but my virtual machine did not failover. What is the issue? Note: This issue is resolved in VirtualCenter 2.0.1.   VMware HA has a… Published 1/23/07
Creating and Editing config.ini on Windows Hosts (1754)
Some knowledge base articles tell me to edit the config.ini file, but I can’t find it. Where is it? How do I create it if it doesn’t exist? The config.ini file may not exist if you have not… Published 1/24/07
VI Client Displays a Spurious Error Message when Configuring NICs Installed on High PCI Bus Numbers (8986504)
There is a bug in the Host Agent of ESX Server 3.0.x that causes the VI Client to display a spurious error message when configuring… Published 1/24/07
VMFS Volume Can Be Erroneously Recognized as a Snapshot (6482648)
In some configurations, a VMFS-3 volume can be recognized as a snapshot even when it is not. The problem was tracked to the following scenario: Server A is presented LUNs 1, 2, and 3… Published 1/23/07
Host Power Management Causes Problems with Guest Timekeeping (Windows Hosts) (1227)
I have a Windows host with power management features that vary the processor speed. When the host processor speed increases, the guest clock runs too fast. Can I… Published 1/24/07
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Access Denied errors when using Capacity Planner Data Collector (2013)
What are some steps I can take to troubleshoot WMI access denied problems seen when using Capacity Planner Data Collector? The most… Published 1/19/07
Collecting Diagnostic Information for VMware ESX Server Problems (653)
What information should I provide to VMware Technical Support to help diagnose a problem with VMware ESX Server? ESX Server includes a script called vm-support , which… Published 1/22/07