Stay up to date with our latest knowledge articles. These new articles provide additional information to help you troubleshoot issues related to virtual machines, vSAN, VMFS6, vSphere Web Client, and NFSv3 datastore. Let’s look at them:
After extending the virtual disk size of a virtual machine, you might encounter issues taking a snapshot, resulting in an error message. To address this issue, VMware released a new KB article (KB83673) in April. The article recommends freeing up space on the datastore or using a different datastore with more available space.
vSAN Data in Transit encryption is used to secure data transmission between vSAN hosts. If you experience issues with vSAN Data in Transit encryption, it might be due to firewall settings blocking TCP port 12443. VMware has published a new KB article (KB83559) that provides you with troubleshooting steps to verify that the port is open and to configure the firewall to allow vSAN Data in Transit encryption traffic.
VMFS6 volumes are used to store virtual machines in a VMware environment. A rare deadlock issue can cause virtual machines to become unresponsive. To fix this issue, VMware released a new KB article (KB83728) that recommends upgrading to the latest version of ESXi, which includes a fix for the deadlock issue.
- vSAN File Service Shares Are Offline and “File Server Health” Reports “File Server Not Found” or “File Server Is (Re)starting“:
vSAN File Service Shares enable users to share files across a vSAN cluster. If you experience issues with vSAN File Service Shares, it might be due to misconfiguration or a network issue. VMware has published a new KB article (KB83614) that provides you with troubleshooting steps to resolve these issues.
The vSAN Performance Graphs in the vSphere Web Client provide insight into the performance of your vSAN cluster. VMware has released a new KB article (KB83574) that explains how to interpret the vSAN performance graphs and how to use this information to troubleshoot issues.
The Performance Graphs in the vSphere Web Client provide a detailed view of the performance of your VMware environment. VMware has published a new KB article (KB83707) that explains how to interpret these graphs and how to use this information to troubleshoot issues.
If you need to update the VMKernel binding of an NFSv3 datastore, VMware has published a new KB article (KB83654) that explains how to use the ESXCli command to perform this task.
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