Top 20Here is our Top 20 vCenter articles list for February 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. After upgrading an ESXi host to 5.5 Update 3b and later, the host is no longer manageable by vCenter Server
  2. Purging old data from the database used by VMware vCenter Server
  3. Consolidating snapshots in vSphere 5.x/6.0
  4. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x
  5. Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 best practices
  6. After upgrading from ESXi 5.0/5.1 to 5.5 Update 3b or 6.0 Update 1b, vMotion fails with the error: failed to add memory page 0x201 to VM: Bad parameter
  7. Deprecated VMFS volume warning reported by ESXi hosts
  8. The Host IPMI System Event Log Status alarm is triggered repeatedly in VMware vCenter Server 4.x and 5.x
  9. Linked Clone pool creation and recomposition fails with VMware Horizon View 6.1.x and older releases
  10. Unlocking and resetting the VMware vCenter Single Sign-On administrator password
  11. VMware vSphere Web Client displays the error: Failed to verify the SSL certificate for one or more vCenter Server Systems
  12. Repointing the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 between External Platform Services Controllers within a Site in a vSphere Domain
  13. Update sequence for VMware vSphere 5.5 and its compatible VMware products
  14. Enabling EVC on a cluster when vCenter Server is running in a virtual machine
  15. Methods of upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5 on a Windows operating system
  16. The vpxd process becomes unresponsive after upgrading to VMware vCenter Server 5.5
  17. Updating vCenter Server 5.5 to Update 3 fails with the error: Warning 32014. A utility for phone home data collector couldn”t be executed successfully
  18. Troubleshooting transaction logs on a Microsoft SQL database server
  19. Configuring Tomcat server settings in VMware vCenter Server 5.1 and 5.5
  20. Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products