Knowledge Base Top 20

Top 20 Articles for July 2013

Here is our Top 20 KB list for July 2013. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article.

  1. Installing async drivers on ESXi 5.x (2005205)
  2. Repointing and reregistering VMware vCenter Server 5.1.x and components (2033620)
  3. Broadcom 5719/5720 NICs using tg3 driver become unresponsive and stop traffic in vSphere (2035701)
  4. Installing Windows in a virtual machine using VMware Fusion Easy Install (1011677)
  5. Restarting the Management agents on an ESXi or ESX host (1003490)
  6. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi/ESX (10051)
  7. Purging old data from the database used by VMware vCenter Server 4.x and 5.x (1025914)
  8. Creating a persistent scratch location for ESXi 4.x and 5.x (1033696)
  9. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk (VMDK) descriptor file (1002511)
  10. Installing VMware Tools in a Fusion virtual machine running Windows (1003417)
  11. Manually deleting linked clones or stale virtual desktop entries from VMware View Manager and Horizon View (1008658)
  12. Unmounting a LUN or detaching a datastore/storage device from multiple ESXi 5.x hosts (2004605)
  13. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.0 (2004684)
  14. Upgrading to vCenter Server 5.1 best practices (2021193)
  15. Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices (2032756)
  16. Installing vCenter Server 5.1 best practices (2021202)
  17. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor support (1003212)
  18. Removing a LUN containing a datastore from VMware ESXi/ESX 4.x (1029786)
  19. Commands to monitor snapshot deletion in ESX 2.5/3.x/4.x and ESXi 3.x/4.x/5.x (1007566)
  20. ESXi/ESX hosts in APD may appear Not Responding in vCenter Server (1030980)


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