Dealing with issues with View Event Database

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We’d like to focus today on a KB article which tries to address all the issues encountered by the users with regard to View Event Database deployment. The article includes a list of basic steps that will help you address all the issues that might be encountered during or after your deployment. Configuring VMware View Read more...

Disk is already managed by View

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Today we will highlight one of our KB articles that is getting some traction with our Horizon View customers. The  issue can occur if the ADAM database contains an invalid entry for a persistent disk. Symptoms: Attempting to import the disk from vCenter Server fails with the error: [crayon-5df6307be1564368882811/] Cannot detach a Persistent User Data Read more...

Scan and fix provisioning errors with ViewDbChk tool

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Normally, View Administrators can recover from errors that occur during provisioning or other operations by removing or resetting a desktop virtual machine using View Administrator. On rare occasions, the information in the different databases about a machine that is in an error state might become inconsistent and it is not possible to recover from the Read more...

Ghost – glibc gethostbyname* buffer overflow

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In case you missed it, on January 27th, 2015 a buffer overflow vulnerability in the glibc gethostbyname() function was disclosed. The issue is identified by CVE-2015-0235 and was given the name “Ghost.” The VMware Security Engineering, Communications, and Response group (vSECR) began investigating this issue immediately. The security blog at VMware released a blog post Read more...

Popular tweets

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Here’s an interesting top 20 list. In the last 30 days, these were the tweets form our @vmwarekb account that got the most sharing from our customers. Perhaps you missed something on our list you’d be interested in. Oh, and if you don’t follow us on Twitter, why not? How to restart the Management agents Read more...