Knowledge Base Top 20

Top 20 ESXi articles for February 2017

Here is our Top 20 ESXi articles list for February 2017. 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. Licensing ESXi 6.x and vCenter Server 6.x
  2. Licensing ESXi 5.x and vCenter Server 5.x
  3. Downloading and licensing vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x)
  4. Uploading diagnostic information for VMware using FTP
  5. Correlating build numbers and versions of VMware products
  6. Purging old data from the database used by vCenter Server
  7. Using the VMware Knowledge Base
  8. Build numbers and versions of VMware ESXi/ESX
  9. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware ESX/ESXi
  10. ESXi host fails with PSOD when using Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4, E7 v4, and D-1500 families
  11. Restarting the Management agents in ESXi
  12. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi
  13. “esxcli software vib” commands to patch an ESXi 5.x/6.x host
  14. /storage/log directory is full in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0
  15. Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0
  16. Upgrading vCenter Server from version 5.5 to 6.0 update 2a fails
  17. Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi 4.x and later
  18. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x
  19. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  20. ESXi 5.x with E1000e adapter fails with purple diagnostic screen