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Sreeman Taduri

About Sreeman Taduri

Sreeman Taduri is a Knowledge Champion within the Global Support Services – Knowledge Experience group at VMware.

New KB articles published for week ending 15th April 2018

vRealize Automation

End of Availability of vRealize Code Stream Management Pack for IT DevOps
Date Published: 2018/04/12

Automatic update fails after updating the vRA Site Certificate on appliance from self-signed to CA-signed
Date Published: 2018/04/11

Items in vRA show now fields after the vCAC CAFÉ endpoint in vRO was deleted and recreated
Date Published: 2018/04/09

Performance degradation, CPU spikes in a clustered vRealize Automation environment.
Date Published: 2018/04/12

VMware SDDC Manager

The vCenter Server in the management workload domain is inaccessible from a Windows or Linux jump VM after upgrading an unmanaged host
Date Published: 2018/04/12

Workload Domain deployment fails while creating NSX Conroller VMs
Date Published: 2018/04/12

Workload domain creation fails after adding an additional rack to a VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2/2.3 deployment
Date Published: 2018/04/13

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Meltdown and Specter Effects on vRealize Operations Manager 6.7
Date Published: 2018/04/12

Using the Upgrade Assessment Tool for vRealize Operations Manager 6.7
Date Published: 2018/04/12

Upgrading the Virtual Hardware version of the vRealize Operations Manager 6.x Nodes
Date Published: 2018/04/10

vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Sizing Guidelines
Date Published: 2018/04/12

VMware ESXi

Installing VMTools in SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 fails if no rc[0-6].d folds
Date Published: 2018/04/11

New KB articles published for week ending 8th April 2018

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Horizon Dashboards display “No Data” in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x.
Date Published: 2018/04/03

VMware SDDC Manager

VMware Cloud Foundation update for environments upgraded from 2.1.x to 2.3.x
Date Published: 2018/04/05

VMware Cloud Foundation update for environments upgraded from 2.1.x to 2.2.x
Date Published: 2018/04/05

VMware ESXi

Diagnostic coredump partition is not activated after rebooting ESXi
Date Published: 2018/04/06

ESXi hosts does not report correct datastore capacity after the volumes size is increased from vCenter
Date Published: 2018/04/04

VMware vRealize Application Services

Error: “PBM error occurred during PreCreateCheckCallback: Connection refused” while creating protection group
Date Published: 2018/04/05

VMware NSX-T

IP/MAC Bindings discovered through a VIF/VM do not migrate when the VIF attaches to a new LogicalPort
Date Published: 2018/04/05

Resolving recursive static route in a Tier1 Logical Router fails
Date Published: 2018/04/04

VMware NSX for vSphere

vSphere Distributed Switch Healthcheck alarms triggered in an NSX for vSphere 6.4.0 environment
Date Published: 2018/04/05

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced

CSV files for Server Hardware fails to upload with vRealize Business for Cloud
Date Published: 2018/04/07

VMware vSAN

Rebooting a node in vSAN cluster, one particular host role changed to witness causing cluster partition
Date Published: 2018/04/06

vSAN with object space reservation at 100% can lower the deduplication/compression ratio
Date Published: 2018/04/05

 

Top 20 vSAN articles for March 2018

  1. Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error
  2. Best practices for vSAN implementations using Dell PERC H730 or FD332-PERC storage controllers
  3. vSAN Build Recommendation Engine Health fails
  4. Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products
  5. “The ramdisk “vsantraces” is full” error reports in vSAN logging
  6. Replacing SSD disk on a vSAN cluster
  7. vSAN CLOMD daemon may fail when trying to repair objects with 0 byte components
  8. Diskgroups fail to mount due to heap exhaustion
  9. On vSAN 6.6 and 6.6.1 cluster, Testing health check fails randomly
  10. VMware vSAN 6.2 on disk upgrade fails due to CBT enabled virtual disks
  11. vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-vSAN enabled ESXi hosts displays the message: Retrieve a ticket to register the vSAN VASA Provider
  12. vSAN performance diagnostics reports: “vSAN is experiencing congestion in one or more disk group(s)”
  13. Certification of Dell PERC H730 and FD332-PERC Controllers with vSAN 6.x
  14. Virtual Machine with more than 64GB memory fails to Storage vMotion to vSAN cluster
  15. Initializing vSAN during boot takes a longer time
  16. Deployment guidelines for running VMware vSAN and VMware vSphere VMFS datastores on a Dell H730 controller with the lsi_mr3 driver
  17. Cannot view or add vSAN Storage Providers in the vSphere Web Client
  18. “Virtual SAN objects available for provisioning” task fails
  19. “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error
  20. “Virtual SAN Disk Balance” warning alarm during vSAN health check

Top 20 NSX articles for March 2018

  1. Guest Introspection memory usage spikes to 90+% or you see the error: “Lost communication with ESX module” in NSX-V 6.2.x and 6.3.x
  2. Deploying NSX Controller fails in NSX-v 6.3.3 and 6.3.4
  3. Troubleshooting vShield Endpoint / NSX Guest Introspection
  4. ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 hosts fail with a PSOD: VMCIEventDelayedDispatchCB@com
  5. Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products
  6. “No NSX Managers available” error in the vSphere Web Client
  7. At times certain controller APIs could fail due to cleanup of API server reference files
  8. NSX Edge file system becomes Read-only
  9. Upgrading from NSX-v 6.2.0, 6.2.1 and 6.2.2 to NSX-v 6.3.5 and later version fails
  10. Guest Introspection status reports “Warning: Guest Introspection service not ready”
  11. “The pending transaction requires xxx MB free space” error when installing VIBs
  12. Cannot save Microsoft Office files to a shared directory on a virtual machine protected by VMware vShield Endpoint and an agentless anti-virus solution
  13. vCenter user with admin role cannot add NSX license
  14. Logging in to the NSX Manager Command Line Interface (CLI) as admin fails after upgrade
  15. “Not Ready” Installation Status in NSX
  16. Creating Interface or sub interfaces on NSX-V 6.3.2/6.3.3/6.3.4 edges fails
  17. Virtual machines are stuck at 0% or 35% when powering on
  18. vCenter Server access is blocked after creating a Deny All rule in DFW
  19. EAM fails with OutOfMemoryErrors
  20. Virtual machine in ESXi is unresponsive with a non-paged pool memory leak

Top 20 vSphere articles for March 2018

  1. vCenter Appliance root Partition 100% full due to Audit.log files not being rotated
  2. “invalid credentials LDAP Error 49” error when starting Inventory Services in vCenter Server 6.x
  3. Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.5
  4. Unable to log in to the root account of vCenter Server Appliance
  5. Component Manager services fail at starting Content Library Service
  6. Best practices for upgrading to vCenter Server 6.5
  7. How to reset the lost or forgotten root password in vCenter Server Appliance 6.5
  8. “fsck failed” error when starting vCenter Server Appliance
  9. Large Java dump files created in the location /storage/log/vmware/perfcharts
  10. Error “Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer”
  11. ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server
  12. vmware-dataservice-sca and vsphere-client status change from green to yellow
  13. How to unlock and reset SSO password in vSphere 6.x
  14. “Failed to verify the SSL certificate for one or more vCenter Server Systems” error in the vSphere Web Client
  15. VCSA 6.5 fails to start with error: Failed to start file system check on /dev/disk…
  16. How to reset Inventory Service database for vCenter Server
  17. vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 services fail due to 100% usage of /storage/seat disk
  18. The vpxd process becomes unresponsive after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5/6.0
  19. How to repoint vCenter Server 6.x between External PSC within a site
  20. Troubleshooting VMware High Availability (HA) issues in VMware vCenter Server 5.x and 6.0

New KB articles published for week ending 11th March 2018

VMware SDDC Manager

How to update the Cisco UCS C240 M5 servers in a VMware Cloud Foundation environment to allow for correct boot configuration
Date Published: 2018/03/08

The VSAN and vMotion distributed port groups in a VMware Cloud Foundation environment have an incorrect MTU value
Date Published: 2018/03/06

VMware Pivotal Container Service

Unable to access the Harbor web interface or perform docker operations on images in Harbor for Pivotal Container Service
Date Published: 2018/03/05

VMware vCenter Operations for Horizon View

Viewdbchk only works with user account that installed Horizon View 7.x
Date Published: 2018/03/08

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers

VIC Reports “Permission to perform this operation was denied” when using –ops-user
Date Published: 2018/03/05

VMware Datacenter

VMware Response to VU#475445 Multiple SAML libraries may allow authentication bypass via incorrect XML canonicalization and DOM traversal
Date Published: 2018/03/06

VMware Response to VU#144389 “ROBOT attack”
Date Published: 2018/03/09

VMWare SDK – TAP Program

Re-registering a plug-in after un-register does not appear in the vSphere Client
Date Published: 2018/03/08

VMware vRealize Network Insight

VRNI not correctly identifying all communications data between servers.
Date Published: 2018/03/06

VMware Horizon DaaS On Premise Platform

Show blank page when attempting to download user activity with no event data between start date and end date
Date Published: 2018/03/07

VMware Cloud on AWS

Characters are repeated when typing on the Web Console of a VM hosted on VMware Cloud on AWS
Date Published: 2018/03/09

VMware vCenter Server

Patch upgrades from 6.5 GA to U1 or U2 may fail if the user changed transfer service properties
Date Published: 2018/03/09

VMware vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection might back up unexpected virtual machines
Date Published: 2018/03/05

VMware vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation fails to connect to an AWS endpoint
Date Published: 2018/03/07

New KB articles published for week ending 28th January 2018

VMware vRealize Automation

“Error processing ping report” messages in logs in vRealize Automation 7
Date Published: 2018/1/21

vRealize Automation Appliance 6.2.x Workaround for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/24

VMware SDDC Manager

SDDC Manager UI is unable to display the physical inventory
Date Published: 2018/1/22

VMware Cloud Foundation Workload Domain creation fails on “NSX: Register vCenter” sub-task
Date Published: 2018/1/23

Updates fail for VDI Workload Domains in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.3
Date Published: 2018/1/23

VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit

VDDK permissions required for GPO’s configured user
Date Published: 2018/1/22

VMware vCloud Usage Meter

vCloud Usage Meter 3.5 / 3.6 Workaround for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/22

VMware Validated Designs for Software Designed Data Center

Information on utilizing Pure Storage on VMware SDDC 4.1
Date Published: 2018/1/23

VMware ESXi

Large number of ATS miscompare messages seen in the vmkernel log after upgrading upgrading to ESXi 6.5 U1
Date Published: 2018/1/23

VMware vSphere Replication

vSphere Replication HBR service takes a long time to start
Date Published: 2018/1/25

Datacenter

Announcement of Changes to VMware Metro Storage Cluster (vMSC) Certification Program and Migration to Partner Verified and Supported (PVSP) Program
Date Published: 2018/1/24

VMware Usage Meter

Usage Meter 3.6, 3.6.0.1 vSAN Metering
Date Published: 2018/1/26

New KB articles published for week ending 21th January 2018

VMware SDDC Manage

VMware Cloud Foundation Upgrade fails because of HA agent issues
Date Published: 2018/1/15

VMware Cloud Foundation Upgrade fails because of NSX Service Deployments
Date Published: 2018/1/15

How to hide the speculative-execution control mechanism for virtual machines in a VMware Cloud Foundation environment
Date Published: 2018/1/18

How to disable TLS 1.0 on the SDDC Manager Controller virtual machine in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 and up
Date Published: 2018/1/17

How to remove references to ESXi 6.5 EP5 from the VMware Cloud Foundation LCM inventory
Date Published: 2018/1/18

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

/storage/db full or nearly full in VCSA
Date Published: 2018/1/15

VMware vRealize Network Insight

Known reported issues in vRNI 3.6
Date Published: 2018/1/18

Troubleshooting vRNI network connectivity issues
Date Published: 2018/1/15

VMware vCenter Server

Creating VM fails with error: “No VASA Provider for schema namespace (VSAN) found”
Date Published: 2018/1/16

Empty content library item in a published content library is not synchronized to the subscribed library
Date Published: 2018/1/14

Clone of Virtual Machine with memory-ful Snapshot fails after vCenter restart
Date Published: 2018/1/15

VMware vSphere Replication

vSphere Replication upgrade to 6.1.2.1 fails with an error “cannot stat /usr/java/jre1.7.0_101/bin/java: No such file or directory”
Date Published: 2018/1/15

VMware User Environment Manager

Migrating Ivanti AppSense to VMware User Environment Manager
Date Published: 2018/1/16

VMware vSAN

Dell EMC NetWorker for VMware Cloud on AWS
Date Published: 2018/1/15

Network Health Check fails when L3 is used between data sites
Date Published: 2018/1/16

VMware ESXi

Unable to view USB Device in the available devices for passthrough in ESXi 6.5
Date Published: 2018/1/16

VMware vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation Appliance 7.2 / 7.3 Workaround for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/16

VMware NSX for vSphere

vSphere Web Client displays “No NSX Manager available” if upgrading to NSX-v 6.4.0 and TLS 1.0 ONLY is enabled
Date Published: 2018/1/16

VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications

How to generate Published Apps Application Report
Date Published: 2018/1/19

XA-XD VDI Desktops dashboard missing the action “Get Desktop process”
Date Published: 2018/1/19

VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit

VDDK permissions required for GPO’s configured user
Date Published: 2018/1/21

New KB articles published for week ending 14th January 2018

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

vCenter Server Appliance (and PSC) 6.5 / 6.0 Workaround for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/11

Datacenter

VMware Performance Impact for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/12

VMware ESXi

Intel Sightings in ESXi Bundled Microcode Patches for VMSA-2018-0004
Date Published: 2018/1/12

VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201801001
Date Published: 2018/1/09

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201801001
Date Published: 2018/1/09

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201801001
Date Published: 2018/1/09

VMware Identity Manager

VMware Identity Manager 3.1/2.9.X Workaround for CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre), and CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/08

VMware NSX for vSphere

Service VMs are dropping traffic in NSX
Date Published: 2018/1/08

VMware NSX Guest Introspection compatibility for Microsoft Windows patches released for “Spectre” and “Meltdown”
Date Published: 2018/1/09

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Site Recovery Manager with vSphere Replication reports the warning: “No SRAs have been installed”
Date Published: 2018/1/08

VMware vSphere Replication

vSphere Replication upgrade to 6.1.2.1 fails with an error “cannot stat /usr/java/jre1.7.0_101/bin/java: No such file or directory “
Date Published: 2018/1/08

New KB articles published for week ending 7th January 2018

VMware ESXi

Unable to enable FT on the Virtual machine
Date Published: 2018/1/2

VMs with vVOLs based virtual disks takes long time to power on with CBT enabled
Date Published: 2018/1/3

When Secure Boot is enabled, X server will fail to start on Linux VMs using a kernel older than v3.2
Date Published: 2018/1/5

VMware SDK

VM disk restore using san transport VixDiskLib_Write calls fails
Date Published: 2018/1/2

VMware vRealize Automation

Unable to view provisioned software components deployed by certain blueprints
Date Published: 2018/1/3

VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon

CVE-2017-4946 Workaround for ‘vROPs plugin for Horizon’ and ‘vROPs for Published applications’ 6.4.0 and 6.5.0 versions
Date Published: 2018/1/5

VMware Horizon

Windows Server 2016 RDSH have issue with Intel GPU
Date Published: 2018/1/5

VMware Datacenter

VMware Response to Speculative Execution security issues, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/4

VMware vSAN

vSAN Disk Groups fail to mount after ESXi host reboot
Date Published: 2018/1/5

VMware Horizon Client for Linux

Linux client system fails to start an application from the application launcher
Date Published: 2018/1/5

VMware Virtual Appliances

VMware Virtual Appliances and CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre), CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown)
Date Published: 2018/1/5