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ALERT: Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0 Update 1

VMware Support AlertBefore upgrading your environment to vSphere 6.0 Update 1, VMware would like everyone to read the following KB article for important information.

After installing or upgrading to ESXi 6.0 and 6.0 Update 1, customers network connectivity is lost randomly with the error: NETDEV WATCHDOG: vmnic0: transmit timed out. This issue has been resolved.

Please proceed to KB article: ESXi 6.0 network connectivity is lost with NETDEV WATCHDOG timeouts in the vmkernel.log (2124669)

This issue is resolved in ESXi 6.0 Update 1a, available at VMware Downloads. For more information, see the VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 1a Release Notes.

Any updates to this information will be made in the KB article itself.

6 thoughts on “ALERT: Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0 Update 1

  1. James Hess

    kb.vmware.com is showing me error pages when clicking the above KB link, as well as when attempting to view other KB articles,
    across multiple browsers.

    “Knowledge Base
    The VMware Knowledge Base provides support solutions, error messages and troubleshooting guides
    An error has occurred.
    Go back to Home Page”

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  3. Jeff

    Between this and the previous CBT bug–yikes. I really want to move to vSphere 6, but this and the browsers breaking every week is disturbing.

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