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Top 20 vRealize Log Insight articles for April 2017

  1. Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products
  2. FAQ: Log Insight for vCenter Server
  3. Authentication with Active Directory is slow in VMware vRealize LogInsight 3.0 when users belong to multiple nested groups
  4. Log Insight load balancer incompatible with NSX Distributed Firewall Protection
  5. VMware Virtual Appliances and customizations to operating system and included packages
  6. vRealize Log Insight for NSX FAQ
  7. Custom Active Directory configuration for VMware vRealize Log Insight
  8. Sequence for disabling TLS 1.0 in vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products
  9. No events, tasks, and alarms are received from vCenter in Log Insight 3.6
  10. Unable to log in to Log Insight as a member of an AD group defined in Log Insight
  11. Resuming rolling upgrade of a VMware vRealize Log Insight cluster
  12. vRealize Log Insight AD Integration using LDAP Load Balancer FQDN or IP fails
  13. Agents are unable to pull configuration or push events to a vRealize Log Insight cluster 4.0
  14. How to use vRealize Automation 7 content pack with vRealize Log Insight 3.x
  15. Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products

Top 20 ESXi articles for April 2017

  1. ESXi host fails with PSOD when using Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4, E7 v4, and D-1500 families
  2. ESXi host fails with intermittent NMI PSOD on HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
  3. Unable to power off the virtual machine in an ESXi host
  4. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  5. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x
  6. Snapshot removal task stops at 99% in ESXi/ESX
  7. ESXi host loses connectivity to a VMFS3 and VMFS5 datastore
  8. ESXi host that uses Intel Corporation Ethernet Controller X710 for 10GbE SFP+ NIC fails with PSOD
  9. “state in doubt; requested fast path state update” error in ESXi
  10. ESXi 6.5 host fails with a Purple Diagnostic Screen with error: World nnnn tried to re-acquire lock
  11. ESXi 6.5 host fails with PSOD: GP Exception 13 in multiple VMM world at VmAnon_AllocVmmPages
  12. “The parent virtual disk has been modified since the child was created” error
  13. NFS connectivity issues on NetApp NFS filers on ESXi 5.x/6.x
  14. ESXi 5.x with E1000e adapter fails with purple diagnostic screen
  15. ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 hosts fail with a PSOD: VMCIEventDelayedDispatchCB@com
  16. PSOD error: “VMKAPI-char-metadata heap at maximum” in the ESXi 6.0 host
  17. Cannot remount a datastore after an unplanned permanent device loss (PDL)
  18. “The host returns esxupdate error code:15” error when remediating an ESXi 5.x and 6.x host
  19. VMware ESXi 5.x host stops sending syslogs to remote server
  20. Lost or degraded connectivity to storage device

New KB articles published for week ending 29th April 2017

VMware App Volumes

Excluding files and locations from Writable Volumes
Published Date: 2017/04/23

VMware ESXi

Hosts fails with a purple diagnostic screen when retrieving flows for ALG enabled protocols
Published Date: 2017/04/24
VMware ESXi 5.5 & 6.0 may fail with PSOD when IPFIX is disabled
Published Date: 2017/04/24
VM’s PANIC: MXUserAllocSerialNumber: too many locks
Published Date: 2017/04/25

VMware Horizon

“View Connection Server communication error” when attempt to connect using a Teradici Zero Client to Horizon View 6.2.4
Published Date: 2017/04/27

VMware Horizon DaaS On Premise Platform

Upgrade fails from Horizon DaaS 6.1.5 to 6.1.6 after applying Critical Hotfix on 6.1.5
Published Date: 2017/04/25

VMware NSX for vSphere

NSX Edge NAT reports invalid configuration when multiple ports are used on the Load Balancer configuration
Published Date: 2017/04/25

VMware vCloud Director

Unable to use IPSet in firewall rules and toggle object exclusion after converting vCloud Edges to Advanced Gateways
Published Date: 2017/04/24

VMware vRealize Automation

Cannot see all AD policies in the drop-down when adding an AD policy to Business Group in vRA
Published Date: 2017/04/26
vRA inventory data collection fails with error 404 after renaming agent
Published Date: 2017/04/24

New KB articles published for week ending 22nd April 2017

VMware ESXi

“AddVirtualMachine: VM ‘XX’ already registered” warnings keep logging into hostd.log
Published Date: 2017/04/18
Platform Erratum messages related to USB controller may be observed on Intel Platforms
Published Date: 2017/04/20
The DCUI sometimes displays less memory than is available on the ESXi host
Published Date: 2017/04/21

VMware EVO SDDC

How to reset the VRM root user password
Published Date: 2017/04/18

VMware Identity Manager

VMware Identity Manager Cloud Hosted IP Addresses Change
Published Date: 2017/04/21

VMware Integrated OpenStack

VIO CentOS 7 Cloud Image root password recovery
Published Date: 2017/04/17
VIO CentOS cloud image imported into glance does not obtain IP address after booting
Published Date: 2017/04/17

VMware NSX for vSphere

Guest Introspection USVM reports disk is full
Published Date: 2017/04/18
Renaming an NSX Edge Gateway or DLR can result in brief network outage when using HA mode
Published Date: 2017/04/18
Unchecking the Server certificate under Global configuration tab fails in NSX
Published Date: 2017/04/19

VMware vCenter Server

Enhanced Authentication plugin 6.5 fails with 6.0 CIP’s installed on vCenter Server 6.5
Published Date: 2017/04/21

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

VCSA 6.5 fails to start with error: Failed to start file system check on /dev/disk…
Published Date: 2017/04/17

VMware vSAN

Supported upgrade paths for vSAN 6.6
Published Date: 2017/04/17

New KB articles published for week ending 15th April 2017

VMware App Volumes

Windows 10 Start menu does not work when a Writable Volume is attached
Published Date: 2017/04/11
Outlook Search Indexing with App Volumes
Published Date: 2017/04/10

VMware ESXi

Host client throws Unhandled exception: Error: [$rootScope:inprog] http://errors.angularjs.org/1.3.2/$rootScope/inprog?p0=%24digest
Published Date: 2017/04/11

VMware Horizon Client

Remote desktop resolution is not consistent with custom display mode resolution
Published Date: 2017/04/13

VMware NSX for vSphere

Distributed Firewall (DFW) packets hitting Default Rule instead of previous Rule allowing/blocking designated traffic
Published Date: 2017/04/12

VMware SDDC Manager

After a hardware failure, no hardware details are displayed in the SDDC Manager UI
Published Date: 2017/04/11

VMware vCenter Server

Workaround for BlazeDS CVE-2017-5641 for vCenter Server 6.0
Published Date: 2017/04/12
Workaround for BlazeDS CVE-2017-5641 for vCenter Server 6.5
Published Date: 2017/04/12

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager

No impact on vRealize Configuration Manager security bulletins due to update in Microsoft identifier and location of the associated content
Published Date: 2017/04/13

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Collection Failed for Management Pack for AWS in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x
Published Date: 2017/04/12
NSX 3.5 adapter instances does not collect data in vRealize Operations Manager 6.4
Published Date: 2017/04/11
Unable to Delete Notification Rules from Cassandra in vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 and Up
Published Date: 2017/04/12

VMware vSAN

vSAN proactive rebalance
Published Date: 2017/04/12
Snapshot commit task while vSAN 5.5 owner abdication is in progress results in virtual machine crash
Published Date: 2017/04/12

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers

Docker: Failed to write to image store with error “read: connection reset by peer”
Published Date: 2017/04/10

New KB articles published for week ending 8th April 2017

VMware ESXi

DataCore Metro Storage Solutions
Date Published: 2017/04/03
Memory usage alarm triggers for certain types of Virtual Machines in ESXi 6.x
Date Published: 2017/04/07
3rd party system management application fails to monitor hardware status after applying ESXi600-201611001
Date Published: 2017/04/03
Upgrading to ESXi 6.0 U3 or installing Qlogic driver version 2.1.50 causes FC HBAs not to be detected
Date Published: 2017/04/06

VMware NSX for vSphere

Guest Introspection status “Warning: Guest Introspection service not ready”
Date Published: 2017/04/05
How to cleanly remove the Network introspection driver (vnetflt.sys)
Date Published: 2017/04/05

VMware SDDC Manager

How to troubleshoot failed VMware Cloud Foundation components that prevent an upgrade task from completing
Date Published: 2017/04/05
VMware Cloud Foundation Workload Domains cannot be created after Node 0 is decommissioned
Date Published: 2017/04/05

VMware vCenter Server

“Import entity task did not return the switch reference” error importing vSphere 5.5 DVS to vCenter Server 6.5
Date Published: 2017/04/05
Consolidating the VM disk fails with error: disks: msg.disklib.CID_MISMATCH
Date Published: 2017/04/06
vCenter Server installation fails with error “The digital signature on the installer has failed a verification check” or “The digital signature on file vmware-vcenter-server.msi can not be verified”
Date Published: 2017/04/08

VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider

Delayed tasks from vCenter when tenant throttling is enabled in vCD
Date Published: 2017/04/04

VMware vRealize Automation

Unable to access directories, policies, identity providers, connectors in vRA 7.x
Date Published: 2017/04/06

VMware vRealize Code Stream

“Failed to export from: Failed to create export Directory” error when you export Artifactory repository data using jFrog in vRCS
Date Published: 2017/04/03

VMware vRealize Network Insight

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.3.0, P2-201703151430
Date Published: 2017/04/03

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Clipped Dashboards in a Generated Report in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x
Date Published: 2017/04/05
Rebooting the vRealize Operations Manager 6.x Cluster Nodes
Date Published: 2017/04/05

VMware vSAN

Best practices on DELL EMC NetWorker 9.1 VMware Integration
Date Published: 2017/04/04

Top 20 vCenter Server articles for March 2017

  1. Purging old data from the database used by vCenter Server
  2. storage/log directory is full in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0
  3. Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0
  4. Back up and restore vCenter Server Appliance/vCenter Server 6.0 vPostgres database
  5. Resetting the VMware vCenter Server 5.x Inventory Service database
  6. How to repoint and re-register vCenter Server 5.1 / 5.5 and components
  7. ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server
  8. Stopping, starting, or restarting VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.x services
  9. vmware-dataservice-sca and vsphere-client status change from green to yellow
  10. Unable to log in to the root account of vCenter Server Appliance
  11. Cannot remove or disable unwanted plug-ins from vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance
  12. “fsck failed” error when starting vCenter Server Appliance
  13. Replacing a vSphere 6.x Machine SSL certificate with a Custom Certificate Authority Signed Certificate
  14. How to register/add a VM to the Inventory in vCenter Server
  15. How to reset Inventory Service database for vCenter Server
  16. Using the cmsso command to unregister vCenter Server from Single Sign-On
  17. “The transaction log for database ‘VIM_VCDB’ is full” error on a Microsoft SQL DB server
  18. “The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel.” Error when connecting to vCenter Server through the vSphere Client
  19. How to stop, start, or restart vCenter Server 6.x services
  20. Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2a fails on VCSServiceManager with error code ‘1603’

Top 20 NSX articles for March 2017

  1. ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 hosts fail with a PSOD: VMCIEventDelayedDispatchCB@com
  2. Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products
  3. vCenter Server certificate validation error for external solutions in environments with Embedded Platform Services Controller
  4. vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller certificate validation error messages for external solutions in environments with a External Platform Services Controller
  5. Network ports required to access vCenter Server, ESXi, and ESX hosts
  6. “The pending transaction requires xxx MB free space” error when installing VIBs
  7. Multi-Machine Blueprint fails to deploy on SDRS Reservation with NSX 6.0.1
  8. vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller certificate validation error for external VMware Solutions in vSphere 6.0
  9. vsfwd connection to the NSX Manager fails
  10. Storage vMotion of Edge appliance disrupts VIX communication in vCNS 5.x/NSX 6.x
  11. Modifying the VXLAN port in NSX fails
  12. Unable to manage NSX components in vCenter web client
  13. Response to OpenSSL security issue CVE-2014-0160/CVE-2014-0346 a.k.a: “Heartbleed”
  14. In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, ESXi 5.5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning VdrProcessDhcpClientReq and VdrConsumeDhcp
  15. NTLM authentication through the NSX Load Balancer fails after upgrade
  16. Installing Guest Introspection on a host that is offline shows Installation Status as Succeeded and a Status as Unknown
  17. SNMP response packets containing OID type Counter64 gets dropped by NSX Edge when NAT is enabled
  18. Installing NSX Guest Introspection services (MUX VIB) on the ESXi host fails in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x
  19. Troubleshooting vShield Endpoint / NSX Guest Introspection
  20. Host reports lost communication with ESX module when using instant clone

Top 20 ESXi articles for March 2017

  1. ESXi host fails with PSOD when using Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4, E7 v4, and D-1500 families
  2. Creating a persistent scratch location for ESXi 4.x/5.x/6.x
  3. Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0
  4. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi
  5. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x
  6. ESXi host fails with intermittent NMI PSOD on HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
  7. Restarting the Management agents in ESXi
  8. Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi 4.x and later
  9. “esxcli software vib” commands to patch an ESXi 5.x/6.x host
  10. ESXi host loses connectivity to a VMFS3 and VMFS5 datastore
  11. “Internal error occurs during Export of vSphere ESX Agent Manager” error when migrating vCenter Server 6.0 to 6.5
  12. Snapshot removal task stops at 99% in ESXi/ESX
  13. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  14. ESXi 6.5 host fails with a Purple Diagnostic Screen with error: World nnnn tried to re-acquire lock
  15. ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server
  16. ESXi host fails with intermittent NMI purple diagnostic screen on HP Gen8 servers
  17. ESXi 5.x with E1000e adapter fails with purple diagnostic screen
  18. “state in doubt; requested fast path state update” error in ESXi
  19. Unable to delete the virtual machine snapshots
  20. Cannot remove or disable unwanted plug-ins from vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance

Top 20 vRealize Log Insight articles for March 2017

  1. Custom Active Directory configuration for VMware vRealize Log Insight
  2. Event Forwarding with SSL stops working after upgrading vRealize Log Insight
  3. Downloading Export Event Results, Export Chart Data, Export Content Pack, and Export Support Bundle fails in Log Insight 3.3.x
  4. Authentication to VMware vRealize Log Insight fails with the error: DuplicateUserException: A matching user already exists
  5. Starting VMware vRealize Log Insight 2.5 fails with the error: Failed to start Cassandra Server
  6. Authentication with Active Directory is slow in VMware vRealize LogInsight 3.0 when users belong to multiple nested groups
  7. Unable to start the log insight daemon
  8. Changing internal configuration options in VMware vRealize Log Insight
  9. VMware Cloud Foundation deployed ESXi hosts use TCP to communicate with vRealize Log Insight by default
  10. Resuming rolling upgrade of a VMware vRealize Log Insight cluster
  11. Unable to log in to Log Insight as a member of an AD group defined in Log Insight
  12. Validate time synchronization in VMware vRealize Log Insight
  13. Disabling RC4 Cipher on vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) versions prior to 3.3
  14. VMware vRealize Log Insight deployment with reused IP address fails to initialize
  15. Unable to edit vRealize Operations Integration Configuration in Log Insight
  16. vRealize Log Insight upgrade fails with the error “Log Insight deployment did not pass pre-upgrade validation”
  17. Reinstalling the vSphere Content Pack in Log Insight
  18. Agents are unable to pull configuration or push events to a vRealize Log Insight cluster 4.0
  19. Response to OpenSSL security issue CVE-2014-0160/CVE-2014-0346 a.k.a: “Heartbleed”
  20. Log Insight 2.5 and 3.0 cannot establish connection to remote TLSv1.1 or TLSv1.2 servers