Hi everyone, I hope that you have had a successful week. Over the past few weeks I have been running a number of our tech briefing sessions which have become very popular. These are well attended and always attract many questions and queries. Each week we pick a different topic and from now on in the newsletter I will feature the upcoming session’s product. This past week we had a session on vCloud Director and vCloud Request Manager. Next week we will be doing a session on VMware Application Discover Manager. See below for more info on this technology and if you are in Brisbane feel free to register for the session (details at the end of the newsletter).

 

I would also like to wish my readers in Japan all the best after such a tragic event in your region.

 

Take care until next time

 

Neil Isserow (Newsletter Editor), Paul James

Queensland TAM Team

 

Featured Product

VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager

GET A FAST AND ACCURATE VIEW OF YOUR DATACENTER

 

Quickly and accurately map your application dependencies to accelerate datacenter moves, precisely plan infrastructure consolidations and confidently virtualize your business critical applications.

Fast and low-impact deployment through unique agentless technology

Guaranteed visibility into all application interactions across both physical and virtual machines via network-based approach

Discovery of unknown, unwanted and unexpected application behaviors

 

Automated Application Dependency Mapping

VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager (formerly EMC Ionix Application Discovery Manager) provides the automated, real-time application discovery and dependency mapping capability you need for effective, dependency-driven change, configuration, incident and problem management across physical and virtual environments.

 

Map Applications Quickly, Accurately via Agentless Discovery

Through Application Discovery Manager's agentless, continuous dependency mapping - across physical and virtual application infrastructures - you can quickly gain an understanding of your service dependencies with unparalleled accuracy and efficiency. Whether you are moving a data center, virtualizing applications, building a site recovery plan or moving a service to the cloud, an accurate application dependency map is an essential first step.

 

 

Virtualize Business Critical Applications with Confidence

Application Fingerprints™ uniquely identify common packages and applications. In addition, Application Discovery Manager’s heuristic fingerprinting recognizes common n-tier application interactions and automatically groups and maps these applications, which allows enterprises to quickly classify their applications. A user can also specify a grouping of hosts that make up an application and then discover all instances of that application and related hosts in the environment. Alternatively, deep-packet inspection can discover patterns within the discovery process—such as URLs and database table names—to allow the creation of new fingerprints around these patterns for ongoing discovery of application instances.

 

 

Eliminate Reliance on Tribal Knowledge

Application Discovery Manager provides a real-time, automated dependency mapping solution that allows enterprises to drive quick and accurate application virtualization and datacenter blueprinting projects. It eliminates reliance on "tribal knowledge" and guesswork, helps IT teams avoid change-induced service outages, degradations and failures and populates third-party or homegrown CMDBs or CMSs. Enterprises can detect, log and report on software and hardware configuration changes and compare configurations server to server. External database reporting capabilities provide the ability to create customized reports based on the data in Application Discovery Manager’s repository. Operations teams can quickly determine what changed and track down the truth behind the all-too-common statement: "I didn't change anything."

 

Latest news and reviews

 

VMware View: VMware View Client for iPad #1 Free Business App – #Awesome App

Less than 12 hours after launch of the View Client for iPad we’re proud to say that we’re already number one on the App Store for Business Apps.  We’d like to thank all of those who have downloaded and reviewed the app so far and look forward to hearing your feedback.  We’ve also been getting some great coverage across the net on the various media outlets.  Here’s a list of a few of them:
iPad goes enterprise, VMware says (first look at its new “View” app)

VMware View brings virtual desktops to iPad with touchscreen-friendly controls (video)

VMware brings out View client for iPad

VMWare View Lets iPad Users Access Corporate Desktops

VMware Community Podcast now: VMware Education/Certification & View iPad Client

VMware View client for iPad released

Apple iPad Means Business for Healthcare With VMware View™ Virtual Desktops

VMware offering View app on iPad for remote computer control

Short-Take: Windows 7 for iPad, Free

If you don't already have a copy of the View Client for iPad you can get it here.

This is just the start of good things to come.  Be sure to check back to the View Blog often and follow@vmwareview on Twitter for product updates.

 

VMware vCloud Blog: Interview with Steve Jin on vSphere API, State of the Cloud

Recently at VMware Partner Exchange 2011, I had the honor of meeting VMware's Steve Jin. If you have read the vCloud blog at all in the past, likely you have read a post from Steve or visited his blog DoubleCloud.org.

I sat down with Steve, learned a lot about him, and learned what makes him so successful.

 

VROOM!: Exploring Generational Scaling with VMmark 2.1

The steady march of technological improvements is nothing new.  As companies either expand or refresh their datacenters it often becomes a non-trivial task to quantify the returns on hardware investments.  This difficulty can be further compounded when it’s no longer sufficient to answer how well one new server will perform in relation to its predecessor, but rather how well the new cluster will perform in comparison to the previous one.  With this in mind, we set off to explore the generational scaling performance of two clusters made up of very similar hardware using the newly released VMmark 2.1.  VMmark 2.1 is a next-generation, multi-host virtualization benchmark that models not only application performance but also the effects of common infrastructure operations.  For more general information on VMmark 2.1, including the application and infrastructure workload details, take a look at the expanded overview in one of my previous blog posts.

 

VMware Support Insider: New Mind Map for VMware Hosted Products

VMware products that enable virtualization within a hosted OS form a class by themselves. These products currently include VMware ACE, Player, Server, and Workstation. (Fusion fits the bill as well, and there’s a lot of crossover between the products, but we tend to handle documentation and such separately.) GSX Server used to be part of this group, but we no longer support it (migrate to Server or Workstation already!), and you'll still see it tagged on some articles. The Resolution Pathsfor VMware's hosted products have been newly revised, to keep up with new product and OS versions.

 

VMware ThinApp Blog: The power of AppLink

One great benefit of ThinApp’s bubble-to-bubble communication feature, called AppLink, is that you can have application dependencies assigned either static or dynamic. This will allow you some great flexibility but can just as easily make your design quite complex. As always, just because we support a feature or a usage of a feature doesn’t necessarily mean you should use it. In this blog post will I tell you about some of the functionalities of AppLink and then leave it up to you to decide how you’ll implement it...

 

VMwareTV: Demo of VMware View Client for iPad

bit.ly - Read about the release of the VMware View client app for the iPad and watch this demo video.

 

VMwareTV: Children's Hospital on the VMware View Client for iPad

bit.ly - Children's Hospital of Central California has deployed VMware View to provide secure, "Follow-me Desktops," that move from room-to-room with clinicians and staff as they treat their patients and plans to deploy VMware View Client for iPad.

 

Business Critical Applications: Monitor SQL Server Performance on VMware

Virtualization adds new software layers and new types of interactions between SQL Server and the hardware components. While the general methodology for monitoring and troubleshooting SQL Server performance does not change, VMware provides additional tools for monitoring and troubleshooting at the physical host level. This is the first of a series of Monitoring and Troubleshooting SQL Server performance on VMware blogs. In this blog, I'd like to discuss how to effectively monitor SQL Server performance on VMware.

 

VMware Support Insider: Migrating User data Between VMware View Desktops

VMware View Administrators will be interested in this blog post from Hasan Mahmood, a TSE in our Burlington offices. Dealing with user data in a View environment has a couple of caveats Hasan explores below.

During the life cycle of a View pool you may find that you need to move a user's data from one desktop to another. This may be to recover from a failure or due to operational needs.

Depending on the type of pool, your user's data might be located on a separate disk or on the same disk as the OS in installed. In the case of Linked clones with persistent / User Data disks, we can use the procedure described in Knowledge Base Article:

 

Business Critical Applications: Enterprise Java Applications on vSphere Best Practices

Many of our customers have run critical enterprise Java applications on vSphere successfully.  The best practices guide is often referred to by our customers when embarking on running Java applications on vSphere.

December last year version 2 of the best practices paper was released here:http://www.vmware.com/resources/techresources/1087,

The paper covers quite few best practices and definitely recommended for anyone doing deployments of Java applications on vSphere, however it is worthwhile to note that the top 3 most sought after best practices from this paper are as follows and based on customer interaction:

 

ESXi Chronicles: Ops changes part 5 - Scratch partition

When implementing ESXi the first noticeable difference in the architecture is the partition layout.With ESX classic you always had the ability to customize your partition layout and many used the obvious "Linux" partition scheme with a /tmp, /opt, /var and /home. This however as changed with ESXi and there isn't actually much left to discuss... well except for the Scratch Partition that is.

The question of course is what is it used for and when is it created and can I modify it?

The Scratch Partition is used for a couple of things:

 

Enabling VMware View 4.6 PCoIP with dynamic IP address

Don’t we all run those Enterprise products in our own home lab just to play with, get acquainted with, use them to prepare for exams and use them to think of new concepts? In my lab I use VMware View...

 

VDI Flash Calculator v2.1 Released

I have just uploaded a new release of the online VDI Flash Calculator.

This new release offers full support to VMware View 4.6 architecture. This release also introduce the support to CPU/Core speed calculation. Based on a given average MHz for each individual VM the flash calculator will provide the amount of GHz required to support the workload per CPU/Core.

 

Addressing Self-Service Password Reset with VMware View 4.6

A common request from my customers is the ability to leverage password self-service from 3rd party tools. The idea behind such tools is to allow users to change and/or reset account passwords without having to ring the helpdesk.

VMware View Client supports the requirement to change password during logon time if the user account password is expired. However, if the user account is locked out for any reason VMware View will not let the user to login because it will not be able to validate user credentials.

 

VDI Display Protocol Calculator v1.1 w/ New Features

I am making available an updated release of my online Display Protocol Calculator. This new release implements a number of features to better size protocol bandwidth utilization, VMware View 4.6 with PCoIP Gateway support, and also an experimental (!) feature to calculate the bandwidth offset when multiple simultaneous sessions.

 

Video – Using the vCloud Connector

Director

The VMware vCloud Connector, a free plug-in that will allow all VMware vSphere administrators to immediately begin deploying and managing virtual machines (VMs) across VMware vCloud Powered cloud services from within the VMware vSphere Client. In this video I’ll show you how to configure both the vCenter server and the vCloud Director and how to upload a virtual machine to the vCloud Director.

 

vCenter Operations – Your Future Performance Dashboard

VMware has released a great new product which is able to diagnose and analyse vSphere performance metrics. vCenter Operations Standard is for vCenter administrators who want to better understand the performance of their virtual infrastructure, and to diagnose and correct performance problems easily and quickly.

 

vCenter Operations Standard collects performance data from each object at every level of your virtual infrastructure, from individual virtual machines and disk drives to entire clusters and datacenters. It stores and analyses the data, and uses that analysis to provide you with real-time information about problems, or potential problems, in your enterprise. vCenter Operations Standard presents the data in graphical interface pages that display different views of your virtual infrastructure.

 

Video - VMware View Client for iPad

VMware View Client for iPad makes it easy to access your Windows virtual desktop from your iPad with the best possible user experience on the Local Area Network (LAN) or across a Wide Area Network (WAN).I’ve created a short demo video which unveils some cool features of the VMware View Client for iPad.

 

Video - VMware vCenter Operations - Troubleshooting Workflow

This week was awesome and it isn’t even over yet. We had two new product launches and can expect some more fireworks in the coming days. Last Tuesday VMware has released vCenter Operations Standard, it’s a great new product which enables you to diagnose and analyse vSphere performance metrics. I’ve already blogged about it and also recorded a short demo videoimmediately after the release. VMware's Kit Colbert, lead engineer on vCenter Operations also recorded two great videos which will give you an in-depth overview of the vCenter Operations Standard edition and will learn you all about to the Troubleshooting Workflow.

 

Performance Troubleshooting Guide Update

My old friends in VMware’s performance team updated the hugely popular performance troubleshooting guide for vSphere with a vSphere 4.1 version. The previous version of this document has been viewed nearly 30,000 times to date, making it the most popular document ever produced by performance engineering. The vSphere 4.1 version has already been seen over 9,000 times which suggests its early popularity with a large audience.

 

Start and Manage a VM Without Using vSphere Client

You’re familiar with features in VMware vSphere that can help bring up critical virtual infrastructure after a widespread datacenter outage — planned or otherwise — but did you also know that it’s possible to power on a virtual machine and even determine the dynamic IP address of a guest OS using a simple command-line utility?  This could be handy after a disaster or if you normally rely on a Windows virtual machine to run the vSphere Client and don’t feel like firing up Fusion for one quick task.

 

PowerCLI Book Preview

If you follow any of my co-authors blogs you will know that our PowerCLI book “Vmware vSphere PowerCLI Reference” is due out imminently, around the end of this month, you of course do not have to wait this long, you can already pre-order the book from any of the sites listed below:

Amazon USA

Amazon UK

Sybex

We also started a website which you can keep up to date and download the latest examples from the book or ask questions about scripts in the book, visit it here: PowerCLIBook.com

But what I thought might be nice is a little taster so you know what to find in the book.

Recently when attending the Dutch VMUG, Luc and I gave a presentation, in this presentation we showed more about the book and what to find in it, we even gave some nice video examples of the scripts which you can find in the book, please see below for the slide deck and the videos from our presentation…

 

Change VM Video Memory

I was contacted by a colleague asking if there was an easy way to set the video memory for a number of virtual machines, he had been working with a customer who had received an error when a virtual machine was being Vmotioned, the Vmotion completes successfully but the following error is received:

Insufficient video RAM. The maximum resolution of the virtual machine will be limited to 1176x885 at 16 bits per pixel. To use the configured maximum resolution of 2360x1770 at 16 bits per pixel, increase the amount of video RAM allocated to this virtual machine by setting svga.vramSize="16708800" in the virtual machine's configuration file.

 

No one likes queues

Well depending on what type of queues we are talking about of course, but in general no one likes queues. We are however confronted with queues on a daily basis, especially in compute environments. I was having a discussing with an engineer around storage queues and he sent me the following which I thought was worth sharing as it gives a good overview of how traffic flows from queue to queue with the default limits on the VMware side:

From top to bottom:

 

Talking about face melting stuff

Yes not only Chad Sakac deals with face melting ultra uber geeky cool stuff I do as well (those on twitter know what I am referring to), but unfortunately I cannot share the details on some of the stuff I am working on. I can however provide you a link which contains the papers written by  the engineers on some of the stuff that might be coming up in the future. Note the “might”, there is no guarantee it will ever make it into the VMware products, but nevertheless still cool to read:

 

 

Thin provisioned disks and VMFS fragmentation, do I really need to worry?

I’ve seen this myth floating around from time to time and as I never publicly wrote about it I figured it was time to write an article to debunk this myth. The question that is often posed is if thin disks will hurt performance due to fragmentation of the blocks allocated on the VMFS volume. I guess we need to rehash (do a search on VMFS for more info)  some basics first around Think Disks and VMFS volumes…

 

 

Security Updates

NEW: March 7, 2011 VMSA-2011-0004 - VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability and ESX third party updates for Service Console packages bind, pam, and rpm.

UPDATED: February 10, 2011 VMSA-2011-0003.1 - Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX

UPDATED: December 7, 2010 VMSA-2010-0019.2 - VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console

UPDATED: August 31, 2010 VMSA-2010-0013.3 - VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console

UPDATED: April 1, 2010 VMSA-2010-0006.1 - ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid

 

Common Criteria:

Common Criteria (CC) is an international standard (ISO15408) set of guidelines for the evaluation of IT products. It was born out of the unification of pre-existing standards from the governments of Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, and the U.S.

 

There are seven certification levels called Evaluation Assurance Levels (EAL), increasing levels are more stringent. Levels EAL2 and EAL4 are most common and EAL4+ is the highest assurance level that is recognized globally by all signatories (currently 26 countries) under the Common Criteria Recognition Agreement (CCRA). 

 

VMware completed the first Common Criteria certification for a virtualization product on x86 hardware in March 2006 with the certification of ESX® Server 2.5 and VirtualCenter 1.2. To date vSphere 4.0 & 4.1, ESX 3.5/VirtualCenter 2.5, ESX 3.0.2/VirtualCenter 2.0.2 have earned certification at EAL4+ level.

 

You can find further details at http://www.vmware.com/security/certifications/ or the Common Criteria portal: http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/’

 

In the News:

Imprivata and Teradici Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Strong Authentication on PC-over-IP Zero Clients for VMware View™

http://www.imprivata.com/teradici_release_

 

RSA, EMC and VMWare advise on defending against advanced persistent threats

http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2011/02/17/245475/RSA-2011-RSA-EMC-and-VMWare-advise-on-defending-against-advanced-persistent.htm

 

Kaspersky Labs announces support of vShield Endpoint:

http://pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=626817&Itemid=28

 

HP Tipping Point IPS integrating with vShield and vCloud Director:

http://www.wwpi.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9665:hp-vmware-to-develop-market-security-technology-for-cloud-environments&catid=230:cloud-computing&Itemid=2701186

 

 

VMware Knowledge Base Weekly Digest: New Articles Published for week ending 3/5/11

 

VMware Alive Enterprise
Setting multiple FSDB locations in VMware Alive (1034899)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Connecting to the VMware Alive Enterprise SCOM adapter using Windows Authentication (1035184)
Date Published: 3/3/2011

VMware Data Recovery
More than 0 virtual machines were selected. A maximum of 0 virtual machines can be backed up by one Data Recovery appliance (1033813)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
VMware Data Recovery File Level Restore: Installing FUSE on a Debian-based Linux 64bit OS (1035231)
Date Published: 3/3/2011

VMware ESX
vMotion fails with the error: Migrate_SetFailure: Failed waiting for data. Error bad0004. Busy (1031636)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
ESX or ESXi hosts might fail when you update the CPU microcode manually (1033694)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Enabling VMware High Availability and VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler in a cluster (1034280)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Booting the ESX host fails with this message in the console: Restoring S/W iSCSI volumes (1022071)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Gathering esxtop performance data at specific times using crontab (1033346)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Upgrading VMware Tools fails with the error: No module BusLogic found for kernel x.x.xx-xx, aborting (1033819)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
VMware Tools on ESX 4.0 hosts fail to start due to SELinux default setting (1024209)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Installing ESX 4.0 Update 2 fails with the error: could not find packageData.pkl file under file:///mnt/source/VMware/RPMS/ (1029784)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Upgrading the host to ESX 4.1 Update 1 fails with the error: The uploaded upgrade package is not a valid upgrade package (1035176)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Virtual machine network connectivity fails with the error: Peer not allowed to change address, blocking port (1035424)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
IBM x3850/x3950 reports alert for component OEM System Integrator defined 1 SEL Fullness (1032334)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
LeftHand P4000 series performance is much lower than in physical (1032833)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
The hostd.log file reports CIM monitoring messages repeatedly (1033921)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Understanding iterative redolog consolidations during online snapshot deletion in VMware ESX (1034364)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Running the su command on the service console fails with the error: incorrect password (1034974)
Date Published: 2/28/2011

VMware ESXi
Creating a scratch partition using a USB stick/Memory Card (1033696)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Enabling esxupdate logging on ESXi 4.x (1034329)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Deleting a large file on the NFS datastore with ESX succeeds, but reports the error: Error caused by file /vmfs/volumes/<datastore-uuid>/<filename> (1035332)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
The GuestInfo variables set for the virtual machine do not persist after the virtual machine is rebooted (1034826)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Custom quiescing scripts do not get called during VMware Consolidated Backup of Linux-based operating systems (1035452)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Generating the vm-support bundle from ESXi 4.x fails to gather the vmkernel core and PSOD dump (1033261)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Virtual Machine powers off while creating or deleting snapshots with error: Failed to lock the file (1033571)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
ESX/ESXi reports in Task & Events: User root@127.0.0.1 logged in (1031578)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Logging in to the ESX/ESX 4.0 Update 1 host using the vSphere Client fails with the error: Error parsing the server <server ip> “clients.xml” file (1033550)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Disabling simultaneous write protection provided by VMFS using the multi-writer flag (1034165)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Why does my vSphere Client on French Operating System display in English when I connect to vCenter 4.0 (1032674)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
ESXi host displays an error and fails to boot when two ESXi installations are on the same system (1035107)
Date Published: 3/2/2011

VMware Player
Installing VMware Tools in VMware Player (1035392)
Date Published: 3/2/2011

VMware Service Manager
Is VMware Service Manager compatible with Internet Explorer 9? (1035148)
Date Published: 2/28/2011

VMware vCenter AppSpeed
Logging in to the vCenter Appspeed interface fails with the error: Permission Denied (1033431)
Date Published: 3/1/2011

VMware vCenter CapacityIQ
CapacityIQ upgrade fails with status error for data migration (1035426)
Date Published: 3/2/2011

VMware vCenter Converter
Converting a Linux virtual machine fails at 99% with the error: Unable to reconfigure the destination virtual machine (1034984)
Date Published: 2/28/2011

VMware vCenter Lab Manager
Exporting a Lab Manager configuration fails with the error: The file specified is not a virtual disk (1034946)
Date Published: 2/28/2011

VMware vCenter Server
vCenter Service Status reports the error: Cannot store license usage in the vCenter Server database (1029495)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
The Annotation field in the Summary page of a virtual machine fails to update (1035329)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Performance Charts are not displayed and the Storage Service is not initialized when clicking on Storage Views (1021022)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
vCenter Server 4.x times out when connected to an Oracle instance (1030273)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Transient IP Allocation Policy fails to assign IPs to virtual machines (1031476)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Storage view tab not displaying Multipathing Status (1033442)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Host profile cannot handle more than one vmk# ports that are enabled with different services in the same dvs portgroup (1035431)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Viewing performance charts fails with the error: This program cannot display the webpage (1029664)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
vCenter Storage Monitoring plug-in does not get enabled when vSphere Client 4.1 is connected to vCenter Server 4.0 (1029885)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Upgrading the ESX/ESXi host using vCenter Update Manager fails with error: Unknown Error (1030744)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
SSPI Timeout when logging in to vCenter using Windows session credentials (1032641)
Date Published: 3/4/2011
Cisco HBA does not handle aborted commands correctly in Cisco UCS blades (1033409)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
When executing a SQL statement VirtualCenter Server service stops with the error ORA-01010: invalid OCI operation (1034312)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Clicking the Hardware Status tab for an ESX host reports the warning: No new host data available. Data will be updated in 5 minutes (1035457)
Date Published: 3/4/2011

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
vCenter Server Heartbeat console shows SQLServer messages (1031530)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Installing vCenter Server Heartbeat using Broadcom NICs or HP NICs with Broadcom chipset capable teaming on Windows Server 2008 and later (1035398)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
vCenter Server Heartbeat console shows SQLServer messages (1035402)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Locating the VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat Executables and Icons (1035414)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
vCenter Server Heartbeat console log displays the message: System: Error creating counter Server Work Queues\Queue Length (1035415)
Date Published: 3/1/2011
Locating the VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat executables and icons (1030677)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Data Rollback disabled in the vCenter Server Heartbeat Console (1035410)
Date Published: 3/1/2011

VMware vCenter Update Manager
Scanning the ESX host using VMware Update Manager fails with the error: request failed because the remote server xxx.xxx.xxx.xx took too long to respond (1029364)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Installing Update Manager fails with the error: Error 25085 : Setup failed to register VMware vCenter when trying to install update manager (1035543)
Date Published: 3/4/2011

VMware vCloud Connector
vCloud Connector does not support top-level domains (TLDs) with more than 4 characters (1035488)
Date Published: 3/2/2011

VMware View Manager
Connecting to the VMware View desktop fails with the error: No desktop resource available (1025790)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Physical Machines with Teradici Host card not working with PCoIP (1033823)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Checking out a linked clone desktop fails with the error: This desktop cannot be checked out (1034948)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Frequent disconnects when using Thin Client for connecting to VMware View desktops (1034986)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Unable to take snapshot of persistent disks on linked clone View desktops (1035019)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Removing a replica VMware View Connection Server from the Administrator page (1035520)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Provisioning a desktop pool fails with the error: VcFault:VMware.Sim.Fault.VcObjectNotFoundFault (1019581)
Date Published: 2/28/2011
Windows in View Desktop appear as outlines when connecting from Wyse V10L Thin Client (1022515)
Date Published: 3/3/2011
Download page does not list VMware View Composer (1035324)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Creating a linked clone pool fails with the error: Only ESX 4.0 hosts or homogeneous clusters of hosts running ESX 4.0 can be selected (1028489)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Security servers switch to only listening over HTTP after upgrading to VMware View 4.6 (1035349)
Date Published: 3/2/2011
Pool deployment fails when Windows volume licence does not activate in pool desktop (1035519)
Date Published: 3/3/2011

VMware VirtualCenter
Using the Move VMs to Directories option causes virtual machines to disappear from the inventory (1029769)
Date Published: 3/4/2011