Get answers and solutions instantly by using VMware’s Knowledge Base (KB) articles to solve known issues. Whether you’re looking to improve your productivity, troubleshoot common issues, or simply learn something new, these most used and most viewed knowledge articles are a great place to start.
Here are the top 5 most viewed KB articles for HCX, SaaS, and EPG:
This VMware KB article provides guidance on configuring VLANs on virtual switches, physical switches, and virtual machines. The article includes detailed instructions for each type of device, as well as troubleshooting steps for common issues.
This VMware KB article explains how to use the vmkping command to test VMkernel network connectivity on ESXi hosts. The article includes examples of using vmkping to test different types of connections, as well as troubleshooting steps for failed tests.
This VMware KB article provides instructions on enabling EtherChannel or Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) on ESXi hosts and in vCenter. The article includes step-by-step guidance for configuring LACP, as well as troubleshooting steps for common issues.
This VMware KB article explains the different types of network adapters available for virtual machines and provides guidance on choosing the appropriate adapter for a given use case. The article includes detailed information on each adapter type and performance considerations.
This VMware KB article explains how to configure NIC teaming in ESXi and ESX hosts. The article includes step-by-step instructions for configuring teaming using the vSphere Client or the command line, as well as troubleshooting steps for common issues.
Here are the top 5 most used KB articles for Networking:
This VMware KB article provides troubleshooting steps for when a network adapter (vmnic) is down or fails with a failed criteria code. The article includes information on how to identify the cause of the issue, such as checking hardware, drivers, and network configuration, and how to resolve the problem.
This VMware KB article explains how to configure VLANs on virtual switches, physical switches, and virtual machines in a vSphere environment. The article includes steps for setting up VLANs on virtual switches and physical switches, as well as configuring VLAN tagging on virtual machine network adapters.
This VMware KB article provides guidance on resolving issues where ESXi hosts are out of sync with a distributed switch. The article explains how to verify the configuration and synchronization of the distributed switch, how to troubleshoot issues with synchronization, and how to resolve any detected issues.
This VMware KB article provides instructions on how to configure a vSwitch or vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS) from the command line in ESXi/ESX. The article includes commands for creating, modifying, and removing vSwitches and vDSs, as well as setting network adapter properties.
This VMware KB article provides instructions on how to configure Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) on a vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) port group. The article includes steps for creating and configuring the vDS and port group, as well as enabling LACP on the port group.
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