Top 20Here is our Top 20 ESXi articles list for November 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. Using the VMware Knowledge Base
  2. How to purchase and file Pay Per Incident support for VMware products
  3. Downloading, licensing, and using VMware products
  4. Uploading diagnostic information for VMware using FTP
  5. ESXi host fails with PSOD when using Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4, E7 v4, and D-1500 families
  6. Correlating build numbers and versions of VMware products
  7. Build numbers and versions of VMware ESXi/ESX
  8. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware products
  9. Snapshot removal task stops at 99% in ESXi/ESX
  10. Collecting diagnostic information for ESX/ESXi hosts and vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client
  11. “vm-support” command in ESX/ESXi to collect diagnostic information
  12. “esxcli software vib” commands to patch an ESXi 5.x/6.x host
  13. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  14. Support Contracts FAQs
  15. ESXi 5.x with E1000e adapter fails with purple diagnostic screen
  16. Uploading diagnostic information for VMware through the Secure FTP portal
  17. Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi 4.x and later
  18. Creating a persistent scratch location for ESXi 4.x/5.x/6.x
  19. Licensing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  20. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi