KB Digest

KB articles published (New or Updated) for the week ending 3/16/2007

Installing and Configuring NTP on VMware ESX Server (1339)
How do I install and configure NTP on an ESX Server system? Note: This article was updated March 16, 2007
to add vmware to the pool designation. All examples for x.pool.ntp.org have… Published 3/16/07

ESX Server 3.0.1 Compatibility with NVIDIA Onboard Ethernet Ports on Sun x4100 and Sun x4200 M2 Servers (1755429)
ESX Server 3.0.1 running on a Sun x4100 M2 or Sun x4200 M2 server does not support the NVIDIA
onboard Ethernet ports NET0 and NET1…. Published 3/16/07

SAN LUNs Not Visible in VirtualCenter UI but Visible in MUI (2278)
Why are SAN LUNs sometimes not visible in the VirtualCenter UI but are visible in MUI? If the SAN LUN configuration
or information changed after serverd started up, serverd may not… Published 3/16/07

Do I need to update VMware Server or Workstation with a daylight-saving time (DST) patch? (3312438)
Extended daylight-saving time (DST) in the United States will begin in March 2007, to comply with the
Energy Policy Act of 2005. Spring forward will… Published 3/15/07

SIDgen Generates Error Because Of Account Access to Folders (4369788)
When you install LM tools on a template, you specify the account that performs the customization
(for example, changing the SID). This account is usually the Administrator account…. Published 3/15/07

LM Tools with SIDgen Fails on Windows 2000 With Mac Services (2855541)
If you have services for Mac on a Windows 2000 machine, and you use Lab Manager to create a
Workspace virtual machine and deploy it for the first time with LM Tools, SIDgen fails… Published 3/15/07

Adjusting ESX Server Time Zone (1436)
During installation, a time zone was selected for ESX Server that doesn’t match the desired time zone.
What are the steps to change the time zone? To change the time zone, please follow the steps below. … Published 3/15/07

Networking Issues in Lab Manager Configurations Using SUSE Linux 9.3 Templates (1134059)
Lab Manager configurations based on SUSE Linux 9.3 templates might generate networking issues. If the
/etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0 file exists in your SUSE… Published 3/15/07

VCB Backups Might Fail when Directives are Enabled in Legato Networker (6712383)
When configuring Legato Networker for VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB), enabling a Directive in the backup
group for the client resource might cause backups to hang and… Published 3/15/07

Upgrading a Virtual Machine (1499)
How do I upgrade a virtual machine? To upgrade a virtual machine, follow the instructions for your VMware
product below. ESX Server Version Link 2.5 http://pubs.vmware.com/esx254/admin/esx25admin_vms.4.13.html… Published 3/13/07

Lack of Network Connectivity Might Generate Errors During Import and Export Operations (2116375)
You might encounter these errors during import or export operations in Lab Manager: Failed to clone disk :
Read beyond the end of file. (1799) Failed to… Published 3/13/07

2007 U.S. Daylight-Saving Time (DST) Extension (8695824)
Extended daylight-saving time (DST) 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… Published 3/9/07