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New KB articles published for week ending 3/14/15

My VMware

Guide to the My VMware Portal Redesign (2109194)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

Selecting an Offering Partner when configuring a Subscription Service (2095216)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

 

VMware ESX

Emulex ESXi 5.5 native mode NIC driver has limited support for networking options of ESXi 5.5 SR-IOV model (2105485)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

RDMA connections do not fail over to other RDMA-capable NICs within a NIC team (2102327)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware ESXi

Methods for upgrading to VMware ESXi 6.0 (2109711)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products (2109760)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

When installing VMware Tools, the vmware.log file reports the message: The guest operating system has locked the CD-ROM door and is probably using the CD-ROM, which can prevent the guest from recognizing media changes (2105849)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Paid upgrade paths for vSphere, vSphere with Operations Management and vCloud Suite editions (2107530)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to create a VMDK larger than 1 TB on NFS 4.1 on EMC VNX array (2089311)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Virtual machines on an NFS 4.1 datastore fail after the NFS 4.1 share recovers from an APD state with the error: The lock protecting VM.vmdk has been lost (2089321)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Tegile Systems Inc completes rebranding of their All-Flash and Hybrid storage array product line (2109405)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

VMware vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management 6.x Licensing and Compatibility FAQ (2107528)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Datastore Summary page shows incorrect provisioned space in vSphere Client (2110199)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Unable to utilize the DCUI screen on the ESXi Serial Port Console as arrow keys do not function (2093423)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

vCenter Server certificate validation error in vCenter Site Recovery Manager and other solutions that run on a separate system (2109074)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Changes in the output of the esxcfg-mpath.pl command in vSphere 6.0 release (2109228)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

vSphere Web Client Displays alerts for Network Partitions of a Virtual SAN cluster (2109242)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

System swap file datastore permanently lost (2109543)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Methods of installing ESXi 6.0 (2109708)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Best practices to install or upgrade to VMware ESXi 6.0 (2109712)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Extending a virtual disk fails with the error:msg.disklib.UNSUPPORTEDFEATURE (2109730)

Date Published: 3/14/2015

Attempts to move Virtual SAN host to a cluster on another vCenter Server result in a cluster UUD mismatch error (2109894)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Swap object might become orphan when the Number of failures to tolerate set on VM is greater than one (2110205)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Attempts to provision VMs fail after Virtual SAN hosts are downgraded from 6.0 to 5.5 (2110208)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Configuring VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) on HP 3PAR StoreServ (2110209)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Child disk unable to inherit the SPBM policy of the parent disk (2110376)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Hot-Add functionality in VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.x fails in a vSphere 6.0.x environment (2110764)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Migration failures in the presence of vMotion VMkernel NICs with different latencies (2105786)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Storage path does not fail over when TUR command repeatedly returns retry requests (2106770)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

vCenter Server might not be visible in the vSphere Web Client after upgrade from 5.5 to 6.0 (2107040)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Performance charts are empty and you see an error message (2107096)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Restart vCenter Server Appliance Syslog services after upgrading from 5.x to 6.0 (2107223)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

VMware vCloud Suite 6.x Licensing and Compatibility FAQ (2107516)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Downloading and licensing vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x) (2107518)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Licensing ESXi 6.x and vCenter Server 6.x (2107538)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

vmkiscsi-tool command deprecated in vSphere 6.0 (2107558)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

vCenter inventory not visible in vSphere Web Client after restart (2107590)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing VMware tools on a virtual machine that supports open-vm-tools (2107676)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

When using Juniper Networks Switch QFX3500 to connect to FCoE storage in VN2VN mode, ESXi host might lose access to LUNs (2108164)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

How to download and install vCenter Server root certificates to avoid Web Browser certificate warnings (2108294)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

VM objects remain on Virtual Volumes storage container after you delete the VM folder from datastore browser (2108332)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

The Managed Object Browser is disabled by default in vSphere 6.0 (2108405)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Thumbprint error when running ESXCLI command as a vCLI command (2108416)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

SystemError exception is thrown when a SearchIndex method does not find managed entities matching the search criteria (2108607)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Understanding Feature Accommodation between VMware vSphere 6.0 and vRealize Operations 5.8.x and 6.0.1 Feature Accommodation (2108695)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to migrate virtual machines across subnets with vMotion after upgrade to vSphere 6.0 (2108823)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Improving performance for vMotion when using a 40GbE NIC (2108824)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Using certool to generate CSRs that include multiple DNS names for one host (2108932)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading vCenter Server with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database might fail with a validation error (2108945)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Incompatible VMFS datastore span state detected (2086957)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrade of VMFS5 locking mechanism from ATS+SCSI to ATS-only does not complete consistently on all ESXi hosts (2086960)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Devices deprecated and unsupported in VMware ESXi 6.0 (2087970)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Disk dump fails with the error: Couldn’t dump header 0xbad001 (2089324)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Frequently Asked Questions on Deprecation and End of Support (EOS) for VMFS-3 in VMware vSphere 6.0.x (2093576)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

To connect smart card to virtual machine, install ActivClient on Windows 7 SP1 with USB controller Texas Instruments USB3 card (2102329)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware EVO:RAIL

VMware EVO:RAIL fails to upload ISO image (2109915)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

Powering on an EVO:RAIL appliance (2108864)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

EVO:RAIL operations fail with the error: License not available to perform the operation (2109758)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

VMware EVO:RAIL evaluation license expiration date and vCenter Server license expiration date does not match (2109763)

Date Published: 3/10/2015

 

VMware Horizon

In a vDS environment, provisioning a linked-clone desktop pool fails for a few VMs with the “Agent unreachable” error (2110229)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Rebalance operation leaves VM folders in previous datastores (2108928)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Refresh or recompose fails in a VSAN environment with the error “File ….vmdk was not found” (2109102)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

The cursor trails behind when you type in Microsoft Word 2013 or Outlook 2013 on Horizon desktops (2109544)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Pool deletion operation does not remove digest vmdk files (2109563)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Single sign-on does not work with smart cards if the View desktop has MSFT Update KB 3013769 installed (2110785)

Date Published: 3/14/2015

Recompose fails in a VSAN environment with the error “The operation is not allowed in the current state” (2108941)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware Horizon Air

Protocol Handling and RDP to PCoIP Migration in Horizon Air Cerrano Release (2110075)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware Software Manager

VMware Software Manager – Download Service FAQ (2107702)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vCenter Host Gateway

Selecting KVM or vCloud Air Third-Party Hypervisors in vCenter Host Gateway 6.0 fails (2110546)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)

Understanding Capacity Views and Reports in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 5.x (2093287)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

Removing SNMP adapter resource kinds from vRealize Operations Manager 5.x (vApp version) (2108795)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server

Browse VA Marketplace no longer available in VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109799)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

List of unsupported features in VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109808)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Stopping, starting, or restarting VMware vCenter Server 6.0 services (2109881)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Location of VMware vCenter Server 6.0 log files (2110014)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

How to backup and restore vCenter Server 6.0 external deployment models (2110294)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installation of vCenter Server 6.0 Appliance Client integration plugin fails (2105226)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Limitations in Configuring IPv6 in the Customization of a Guest Operating System (2105648)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Cross vCenter vMotion requirements in VMware vSphere 6.0 (2106952)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Provisioning a stateless host without specifying rules (2108080)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Viewing the Certificate Authority via the vSphere Web Client fails with the error: The data service timed out because a back-end task took more than 120 seconds. (2108102)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

List of recommended topologies for vSphere 6.0.x (2108548)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108801)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Back up and restore the embedded PostgreSQL database (2091961)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 to a VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Platform Services Controller 6.0 (2109560)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

The vpxd deployment fails when reusing vCenter database deployment (2108725)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Selective deletion of tasks, events, and historical performance data in vSphere 5.x and 6.x (2110031)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

An upgrade or installation of vCenter Server 6.0 with an external SQL Server database fails (2105554)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Disk type is not retained for virtual disks with sparse 2 GB disk type copied on vCenter Server (2103033)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Log messages not gathered on Windows with vc-support.bat (2109266)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 without migrating SQL database to vPostgres (2109321)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Product offerings for vSphere 6.x (2109507)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Clicking All Users’ Tasks in the vSphere Web Client results in a warning dialogue (2109552)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Use of unsupported Web browsers to connect to vSphere Web Client results in error message that prompts you to use unsupported versions of Web browsers (2109553)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Logging into the vSphere Web Client using older versions of Internet Explorer 10 or 11 redirects to a link with no information (2109554)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading VMware vCenter Server 5.5 to VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an embedded Platform Services Controller using the simple install method (2109559)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading VMware vCenter Server 5.5 to vCenter Server 6.0 with an external Platrfom Services Controller (2109562)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing vCenter Server with an external Oracle 11.2.0.4 database might fail with getaddrinfo error (2109674)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Virtual machines with two snapshots or more using Virtual Volumes storage can revert only to the first snapshot (2109683)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 best practices (2109772)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading vCenter Server with an external vCenter Single Sign-On server fails to re-encrypt the vCenter Server database contents (2109809)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Maximum limit of ESXi host and virtual machine used with the embedded vPostgres database in vCenter Server 6.0 (2109850)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to move a Virtual SAN cluster to a new vCenter Server (2109891)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Device locator LEDs feature is disabled on certain controllers (2109892)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to upgrade Virtual SAN disk format (2109893)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Changes to the address format of the default IPv6 gateway in ESXi 6.0 and later (2110024)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Creating a Virtual SAN cluster with up to 64 hosts (2110081)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from 5.5 to 6.0 using the VAMI interface fails (2110588)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Supportability of upgrading from vSphere 6.0 pre-release versions to the vSphere 6.0 General Availability version (2110734)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Installing or upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 on Microsoft Windows platform creates a new driver letter (2106289)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Long Distance vMotion requirements in VMware vSphere 6.0 (2106949)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Missing cluster and resource pool statistics after upgrade to vSphere 6.0 (2107219)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

The vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 configured with static IP settings reports DNS settings as: Obtain settings automatically (2108097)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Using netcat and tcpdump in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2108150)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

The Microsoft Windows installer for vCenter Server 6.0 stops responding with the status: Committing Changes before it hangs (2108155)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

I/O failure might occur during suspend or snapshot operations for virtual machines on a Virtual Volumes datastore (2108162)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Uninstalling vCenter Server 6.0.x resets the embedded VMware Postgres database (2108547)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Provisioning of virtual machines might fail because a policy component is unavailable (2108765)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an embedded Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108799)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an external Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108802)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Connecting to the embedded vPostgres Database in a Windows installed vCenter Server 6.0 (2108848)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Attempts to upgrade vCenter Server 5.x to 6.0 with embedded Microsoft SQL Server Express database might fail at the data export phase (2108930)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Recovering from a failed upgrade of vCenter Server 5.1 or 5.5 to 6.0 (2108938)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Example IPv6 configuration for DHCP and Router Advertisement (2109023)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

After Storage vMotion the directory holding the virtual machine disk remains on the source Virtual SAN datastore (2109034)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Multi-extent ATS-only VMFS Datastore unable to use ATS (2094604)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Storage vMotion fails when connecting a virtual NIC to a non-existing vSphere Distributed Switch (2102192)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

After you insert (or remove and then hot plug) the device, if you don’t run the command esxcfg-rescan-A manually, ESXi takes up to 5 minutes to get the device path (2104818)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.0 with embedded Postgres hangs on Starting VMware vCenter Server (2110080)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Minimum requirements for the VMware vCenter Server 6.x Appliance (2106572)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Upgrading from vCenter Server Appliance 5.x to 6.0 reports that vCenterServer FQDN does not match DDNS (2110772)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

The Overview sub-tab in the Performance tab view is no longer available in the VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109800)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing or upgrading vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.0 fails with the error: Error while configuring vSphere Auto Deploy Waiter firstboot. (2110025)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to find the vCenter Server 6.0 Appliance OVA, OVF, ZIP, or VMDK files on the VMware download page (2110730)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Decommission the vCenter Server Appliance (2106736)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Error when uploading files to vCenter Server Appliance using WinSCP (2107727)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Installing vCenter Server 6.0 best practices (2107948)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Oracle Database backing vCenter Server Appliance is deprecated in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2108161)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

The VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8.x plugin is not visible in the vSphere Web Client when some third party Web Client plugins are installed (2110188)

Date Published: 3/14/2015

Site Recovery Manager permissions remain in UI after removal of external identity provider (2109356)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Reconfigure vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines after recovery by Site Recovery Manager (2109813)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Test recovery and planned migration fail when recovering large numbers of Linux virtual machines (2109821)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Editing a protection group at the same time as running a recovery plan causes the Site Recovery Manager Server on the recovery site to stop unexpectedly (2109822)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Reconfiguration required after uninstalling and reinstalling the same version of Site Recovery Manager (2110280)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Operational Limits for Site Recovery Manager 6.0 (2105500)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Network Ports for Site Recovery Manager 6.0 (2103394)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vCloud Air

Unable to add a Cisco CSR1000v series virtual router OVF to the VMware vCloud Air Catalog (2107517)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

 

VMware vCloud Automation Center

Installation of VMware vRealize Automation 6.1 or 6.2 fails with the error: Error calling vCAC tools (2109815)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

 

VMware vCloud Director Appliance

End of Availability (EOA) of vCloud Director in vCloud Suite 6.0 (2108250)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware View

With Horizon 6, some keys on an English keyboard are not correctly mapped to a virtual desktop with a Japanese OS (2110744)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

Recompose operation can get skipped on some desktops if scheduled on a disabled pool with “Refresh on logoff” setting (2102499)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware Virtual SAN

VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 Requirements (2106708)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vRealize Automation

Remote Console Capabilities for Provisioning with vSphere (2109706)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Unable to edit a tenant created in vRealize Automation with the vCenter 5.5 SSO after upgrading from vCenter SSO 5.5 to PSC (Platform Services Controller) 6.0 (Windows-based SSO only) (2109719)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

VMware Horizon View topology information is not present in vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View 6.x (2109883)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

VMware vSphere vCenter user accounts are unable to use the Log Insight Adapter Launch in Context Function (2108669)

Date Published: 3/9/2015

Hot fix for vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1 (2110330)

Date Published: 3/11/2015

HTTPD interferes with vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 Linux installation (2108685)

Date Published: 3/13/2015

 

VMware vShield App

VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.4 is compatible with vSphere 6.0, but new vSphere 6.0 features have not been tested with VMware vCloud Networking and Security (2109120)

Date Published: 3/11/2015

 

VMware vShield Endpoint

Implementation of VMware vShield Endpoint beyond vCloud Networking and Security End of Availability (EOA) (2110078)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vSphere App HA

End of Availability (EOA) of AppHA in vSphere 6.0 (2108249)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vSphere Data Protection

End of Availability (EOA) for VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (2109227)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Important Information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0 (2110293)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vSphere Replication

Operational Limits for vSphere Replication 6.0 (2102453)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Checking and Restoring the OVF Context of the vSphere Replication Appliance (2106709)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Requirements to the Environment for the Support of Up To 2000 Replications (2107869)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

Configuring Upgraded vSphere Replication Appliances to Support up to 2000 Replications (2102463)

Date Published: 3/12/2015

 

VMware vSphere Web Client

Virgo server does not generate log files if a non-English language is selected during the VMware Web Client installation (2108334)

Date Published: 3/11/2015

Increase Adobe Flash Player storage to optimize vSphere Web Client (2109770)

Date Published: 3/12/2015