Top 20Here is our Top 20 KB list for January 2016. 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. Commands to monitor snapshot deletion in VMware ESXi/ESX
  2. Manually deleting linked clones or stale virtual desktop entries from the View Composer database in VMware View Manager and VMware Horizon View
  3. VMware ESXi 5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning E1000PollRxRing and E1000DevRx
  4. Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi/ESX 4.x, ESXi 5.x, and ESXi 6.x
  5. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  6. Licensing vRealize Operations Manager 5.x
  7. Consolidating snapshots in vSphere 5.x/6.0
  8. Estimating the time required to consolidate snapshots for VMware ESX and VMware ESXi
  9. Following maintenance, hosts in a Virtual SAN cluster may erroneously report the error: Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in virtual SAN enabled cluster
  10. Linked Clone pool creation and recompositon fails with VMware Horizon View 6.1.x and older releases
  11. Delete all Snapshots and Consolidate Snapshots feature FAQ
  12. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x
  13. Downloading and installing async drivers in VMware ESXi 5.x and ESXi 6.0.x
  14. Committing snapshots when there are no snapshot entries in the Snapshot Manager
  15. Information about the error: state in doubt; requested fast path state update
  16. Update sequence for VMware vSphere 5.5 and its compatible VMware products
  17. Using Microsoft Certreq to generate signed SSL certificates in VMware Horizon View
  18. Deprecated VMFS volume warning reported by ESXi hosts
  19. Using esxtop to identify storage performance issues for ESX / ESXi (multiple versions)
  20. Configuring a diagnostic coredump partition on an ESXi 5.x host