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New articles published for week ending 01/17/2010

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Tweet VMware Data RecoveryVMware Data Recovery appliance displays FAILED for numerous services (1009997)Date Published: 1/14/2010 VMware ESXPowering on a virtual machine fails with the error:/bora/lib/string/str.c:204 Buffer too small (1012214)Date Published: 1/15/2010 WDDM and XPDM graphics driver support with ESX 4.0 Update 1, Workstation 7.0, and Fusion 3.0 (1016770)Date Published: 1/15/2010 ESX fails to boot after Read more...

How to decode machine check exceptions (MCE) in VMware products

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Tweet Does the acronym PSOD send chills down your spine? Here’s a video which provides some understanding as to what a purple diagnostics screen (PSOD) means, and what it can tell you. What is a Machine-Check Exception (MCE)? Understanding the machine-check architecture Decoding the machine-check exception Other considerations    For more information and context, continue Read more...

NIC teaming in ESX Server

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Tweet A new video today for those of you interested in how to do NIC teaming in ESX. A NIC team can share the load of traffic between physical and virtual networks among some or all of your VMs, as well as provide failover in the event of a hardware failure or a network outage. Read more...

The VMware Knowledegebase in 2010

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Tweet A new year is upon us and as many of us do, it is perhaps a good time to reflect on some of the changes we’ve seen around here. The Knowledgebase saw a number of usability improvements over the year.  Here are a few: Fresh new look. Alerts, which provide up-to-date information about important Read more...