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New articles published for week ending 10/18/2009

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VMware ESXVMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910401-SG: Updates VMkernel, Tools, hostd (1013124)Date Published: 10/16/2009 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910402-BG: Updates ESX Scripts (1013125)Date Published: 10/16/2009 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910403-SG: Updates Web Access (1013126)Date Published: 10/16/2009 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910405-SG: Updates mptscsi drivers (1013128)Date Published: 10/16/2009 VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910406-SG: Updates Service Console DHCP Read more...

Answer Wizards

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We have an announcement today! The VMware Knowledge Base now features Answer Wizards! What is an answer wizard you ask? An Answer Wizard is an easy-to-use tool that guides you through the process of resolving your problem.  You start by picking the problem that most closely resembles your problem. After that, you are guided through Read more...

VMware Fusion and Time Machine

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Mac OS X (10.5 and above) includes Time Machine, a utility that makes backups of all changed files on your Macintosh HD. This is suitable for Mac files, but many customers are unaware that Time Machine is not a suitable solution for virtual machine files. If you have ever tried restoring a VM from a Read more...

New articles published for week ending 10/11/2009

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VMware ESXA virtual machine alternates between an Orphaned and normal state in vCenter with the error: File layout not found in cache, fetching from host agent (1013278)Date Published: 10/9/2009 Troubleshooting VSS errors (1014298)Date Published: 10/7/2009 Extended ASCII characters are not supported by all CIM client toolkits. (1014351)Date Published: 10/7/2009 Using the esxcfg-auth –usecrack command to Read more...

New Answers to License Questions

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We continue to see a high demand for answers about the licensing of VMware products, so today we’re highlighting some new KB articles that are quickly gaining in popularity. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here perhaps we already covered it in this previous post.   KB # Title 1005132 Creating a Single Read more...