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    vBlogger Spotlight: Mike Laverick (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5646)Follow @Mike_Laverick While we wait for the Top vBlog results I thought I would shine the spotlight on several prominent bloggers in the community to give you some insight into their experiences with blogging. Today’s spotlight is on Mike Laverick, one of the OG bloggers who started his RTFM (Read The Frigging Manual) Education website … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Top vBlog voting has ended (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5639)The polls have closed after being open for just over 2 weeks and over 2,200 people have voted which is a new record high compared to the 1,400 last year. So what’s next? I have to run all the votes through my vote processing contraption to determine the results, hopefully we don’t run into any … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      vBlogger Spotlight: Scott Lowe (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5633)Follow @Scott_Lowe While we wait for the Top vBlog results I thought I would shine the spotlight on several prominent bloggers in the community to give you some insight into their experiences with blogging. Today’s spotlight is on Scott Lowe, not to be confused with the Other Scott Lowe or the gamer Scott Lowe (lots … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      The evolution of bloggers as seen through the vLaunchpad over the years (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5624)I recently dug into some of my website design archives and came across many version of how the vLaunchpad has grown and evolved over the last 8 years. Because is contains links to all the blogs out there this time capsule serves to illustrate how bloggers have evolved and gorwn over the years. The earliest … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      VMTN wayback machine – spotlight on Jason Boche (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5619)Years and years ago on my old vmware-land.com website I had a page devoted to shining the spotlight on very active and influential members of the VMTN community so we could find out more about them. I thought I’d resurrect some of those spotlights and give you a glimpse back into the early days of the VMTN … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      NFS 4.1 support in vSphere limitations and caveats (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5614)vSphere 6 finally bumped the version of NFS that was supported as a datastore from v3 to v4.1. NFS v4.1 is certainly not new having been introduced in 2010 but VMware has never seen to support v4.1 until vSphere 6. As expected NFS v4.1 brings a number of enhancements over v3 including support for multi-pathing and … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Videos to help you learn about VMware Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) concepts and architecture (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5605)VMware has published two short videos that go over the concepts and architecture related to their new Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) storage architecture in vSphere 6. After you are done checking them out head on over to my Virtual Volumes link page for a lot more content on VVOLs. Chromeless Doc Player Chromeless Doc Player [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Bloggers get some free bling for your Top vBlog 2015 commemorative coin (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5588)Any blogger that tweets to promote this post with the hashtag #SupportvSphereland and makes the top 50 will receive a cool metal coin stand courtesy of me so they can proudly display their commemorative coin on their desk. You can use the below button to easily tweet this. Tweet [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Check out these great companies that support vSphere-land and Top vBlog 2015 (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5557)Maintaining this site and my vLaunchpad as well as executing Top vBlog each year is very time-consuming. In return I would ask that you take a moment and learn a bit about my great sponsors that support me and make this all possible. Below check the latest news and events from my sponsors and be sure … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Last chance to vote for the Top vBlogs – voting closes on 3/16 (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5549)Voting closes tomorrow (Monday) at the end of the day, over 2,000 people have voted so far from all across the world. Don’t miss your chance to vote and determine who the top vBloggers are.  [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      vSphere release cycle bounces back to the old VI3 days (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5543)Back in 2013 I did a post comparing number of days between major vSphere releases that highlighted VMware’s fast pace of delivering new vSphere versions. That fast pace has now slowed down considerably with vSphere 6.0 as VMware wasn’t able to keep up with the zippy one year cycle they had fallen into. Now with the … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Only 4 vendors support VVOLs on Day 1 of vSphere 6 GA (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5530)VMware has added a new category to their Hardware Compatibility Guide specifically to show vendor support for Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) called vSphere APIs for Virtual Volumes (VVols). On Day 1 of the vSphere 6 launch just 4 partners showed up as supporting VVOLs on their storage arrays, those partners & supported models are shown below: … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      Maximum Virtual CPU support cut in half in vSphere 6.0 (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5520)I was reviewing the Configuration Maximums document for vSphere 6.0 which was released today and comparing it to vSphere 5.5 to see what has changed and noticed that the maximum Virtual CPU support (vCPU) was reduced by half from 4,096 in vSphere 5.5 to 2,048 in vSphere 6.0. Not sure if this is a typo … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      vSphere 6.0 is now available! (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5512)You can download it here. Also check out the documentation here, the first doc that I always go to is the Configuration Maximums to see how things have grown. And be sure to read through my Summary of What’s New in vSphere 6.0 post and check out my huge vSphere 6.0 Link-O-Rama.  [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      New white paper and webinar on management of hyper-converged environments (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5508)I recently wrote a white paper for SolarWinds on the impact of management in hyper-converged environments and will also be presenting a webinar along with fellow vExpert Kong Yang from SolarWinds on that topic next week. If you’re interested give it a read and I look forward to seeing you next week. Webinar: Hyper-convergence: Is it … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      History of the Top vBlog Part II (http://vsphere-land.com/?p=5498)This years top blog voting is already in progress and while we wait to see the results I thought I’d refresh a post I did that provides a retrospect on how the top blog voting started and also comparing the voting results over the years. 2008 – The beginning Many years ago I used to do … Continue reading » [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

       

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      PowerCLI and PowerShell Workflows (http://www.lucd.info/?p=4878)In PowerShell v3 the Workflow feature was introduced. But until now there haven’t been too many examples available on how to use PowerCLI in PowerShell Workflows. Today I was triggered by a thread from Mark in the PowerCLI VMTN community, … Continue reading →

       

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      vCloud Director Database Migration (http://www.boche.net/blog/?p=5073)This week I’ve been working on getting some lab infrastructure fitted with much needed updates. One of those components was an aging Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 server on Windows Server 2008 R2 which I had been using to host databases for various projects.  Since I had chosen to build the new SQL server in […] Post from: boche.net - VMware Virtualization Evangelist Copyright (c) 2010 Jason Boche. The contents of this post may not be reproduced or republished on another web page or web site without…

       

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      VMware Horizon View Agent 6.1.0 Installation Rollback (http://www.boche.net/blog/?p=5066)With the release of vSphere 6 last week, I decided it was time to update some of the infrastructure in the home lab over the weekend. I got an early start Friday as I had my three remaining wisdom teeth pulled in the AM and took the rest of the day off work.  Now I’m […] Post from: boche.net - VMware Virtualization Evangelist Copyright (c) 2010 Jason Boche. The contents of this post may not be reproduced or republished on another web page or web site without prior written permission. VMware Horizon…

       

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      VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1 & Dell Storage Speed Run (http://www.boche.net/blog/?p=5060)For the most part – 12:38 was my time. There are a few spots where I could improve but what you see here is what you get – a quick video I threw together outlining a simple VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1 appliance deployment, including: vCenter adapter configuration Active Directory role integration Dell Storage Solutions […] Post from: boche.net - VMware Virtualization Evangelist Copyright (c) 2010 Jason Boche. The contents of this post may not be reproduced or republished on another web…

       

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      Friday Shorts – Certs, Tools, Loads, VVOLs and #SFD7 (http://blog.mwpreston.net/?p=4363)It’s been quite a long time since my last “Friday Shorts” installment and the links are certainly piling up!  So, without further ado here’s a few tidbits of information that I shared over the last little while… A little bit of certification news! VMware education and certification has certainly taken it’s fair share of backlash

       

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      Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) (http://vcdx56.com/?p=5324)This is really awesome, today Nutanix has released the enterprise computing certification Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX).  Since the certification is released by Nutanix it will off course require that each candidate completely master the Nutanix web-scale hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) concept and products. What will make NPX absolutely outstanding, and is a huge differentiator compared to other … Continue reading »

       

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      vRealize Automation 6.2.1 released (http://vcdx56.com/?p=5312)A new version of the vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) software was released yesterday, actually the same day as when vSphere 6.0 was released. Based on that and the fact that is just a minor release i can unedrstand it didn’t got that much attention. However, there are one really … Continue reading »

       

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      Two years as a blogger (http://vcdx56.com/?p=5305)Today, March 13 2015, i have been a blogger for two years. During my first year as a blogger i posted 113 blog posts and the last year i followed up with 116 blog posts meaning a total of 229 blog posts. As i mention in my one year as a blogger summary, which you … Continue reading »

       

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      Tuning vSphere 6 for lab environment (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15280)If you plan to build a lab for vSphere 6.0 you can use all the approches for vSphere 5.x (see also Building a vSphere 5 lab): usually using a nested environment (or three physical systems, if you have) as a common platform. Of course, the other way to test new products it’s just use the VMware Hands on Labs that you can also “broke” or use in a different path compared to the one suggested by the guide. But having a local environment permit more flexibility and more time for testing or learning. The…

         

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        VMware certifications upgrade rules (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15922)With the new major version of most VMware products (the last was vSphere 6.0) there are, of course, new version of the main certifications (that mean also new exams). As written this was not the only change, because also some name has been changed (including the VCAP exams that now become VCIX). The VCP itself has been changed a lot, not only for the re-certification policy, but recently also the two different exams: a core one and one specific on each technology (for each path). Finally VMware announce…

         

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        Nutanix launches the new certification: Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15896)Nutanix announced a cutting edge technology certification, the Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX). This flagship educational program, set to become the most rigorous technical qualification in enterprise computing, creates a new standard in IT certifications and highlights the increasing adoption of multi-hypervisor environments in enterprise datacenters. NPX is a peer-vetted, hypervisor agnostic certification designed for veteran Solution Engineers, Consultants, and Architects. It’s an higher level (or a next…

         

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        Veeam Endpoint Backup with Veeam repository (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15864)As you probably know, some days ago Veeam has released the RC version of their free tool Veeam Endpoint Backup (announced for the first time on Oct 2014). Veeam Endpoint Backup is a free data protection and disaster recovery solution for physical machines, both client or server, but actually limited to “recent” version of Windows (mainly from NT 6.1 release). Comparered to the beta version, this new version add a lot of new features, including: Backup directly into Veeam backup repositories Full…

         

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        Syneto – When innovation came from Europe (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15645)Syneto is a young European storage vendor with main offices in Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Romania, and with customers spread in all major European countries. Honestly this is a rare case, considering that most storage vendor came from US (and most of them from Silicon Valley) but it’s nice see some exception and that something good arrive also from the old continent. This company has a clear market target (the SMB segment) and a clear vision, trying to solve this common dilemma (for the SMB…

         

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        VMware vSphere 6.0 – Upgrade or not upgrade? (http://vinfrastructure.it/?p=15305)The new VMware vSphere 6.0 has so much interesting new features and scalability properties that make interesting for each new environment, but also for existing customers (with an active subscription, so that you can also upgrade your 5.x license keys). But like each new version you have to make some consideration first and especially before starting the upgrade procedure, so be sure to start from the vSphere Upgrade Center, the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix, the VMware Compatibility Guide, but…

         

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        The new standard in Enterprise Architecture certifications (http://www.joshodgers.com/?p=3309)I am very proud to have been selected to be part of a team of absolute superstars who in the last few months have developed what I believe will be the new standard in Enterprise Architecture certifications, the Nutanix Platform … Continue reading →

         

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        Microsoft Support for MS SQL on NFS datastores (http://www.joshodgers.com/?p=3303)QUESTION: Is MS SQL supported when running in a vSphere environment where the SQL databases/logs are in a VMDK on an NFS datastore? Short answer: YES! Note: I have confirmed this with the Principal Program Manager for SAP, SQL & Azure … Continue reading →

         

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        Calculating Actual Usable capacity? It’s not as simple as you might think! – Part 2 Nutanix (http://www.joshodgers.com/?p=3286)In Part 1, the example provided showed usable capacity for a SAN/NAS using a combination of RAID 10, RAID 5 and RAID 6 along with the various sizing considerations resulted in 35.68TB usable capacity or approx 1/3rd of the RAW 100TB. … Continue reading →

         

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        Calculating Actual Usable capacity? It’s not as simple as you might think! – Part 1 SAN/NAS (http://www.joshodgers.com/?p=3281)Calculating the usable capacity for your next SAN/NAS is easy. Work out the number of drives you have, what RAID config your going to use and your done, right?! Wrong! There are numerous factors which come into play to understand the ACTUAL … Continue reading →

         

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        Online VCDX Workshop Feedback (http://www.chriscolotti.us/?p=4653)A week ago today we held the first online VCDX Workshop with some amazing results!  We had over 600 people registered and over 300 people attend the session.  We’ve already posted the recording and the slides from this session on the VCDX VMTN Forum.  What I am going to do here is just address a ... The post Online VCDX Workshop Feedback appeared first on Chris Colotti's Blog .              Related Stories June VCDX Defense Contingency Plan For Desktop and Cloud How Are Your VCDX Related…

         

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      KB ARTICLES

      My VMware

      Guide to the My VMware Portal Redesign (2109194)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      Selecting an Offering Partner when configuring a Subscription Service (2095216)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      VMware ESX

      Emulex ESXi 5.5 native mode NIC driver has limited support for networking options of ESXi 5.5 SR-IOV model (2105485)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      RDMA connections do not fail over to other RDMA-capable NICs within a NIC team (2102327)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware ESXi

      Methods for upgrading to VMware ESXi 6.0 (2109711)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products (2109760)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      When installing VMware Tools, the vmware.log file reports the message: The guest operating system has locked the CD-ROM door and is probably using the CD-ROM, which can prevent the guest from recognizing media changes (2105849)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Paid upgrade paths for vSphere, vSphere with Operations Management and vCloud Suite editions (2107530)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to create a VMDK larger than 1 TB on NFS 4.1 on EMC VNX array (2089311)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Virtual machines on an NFS 4.1 datastore fail after the NFS 4.1 share recovers from an APD state with the error: The lock protecting VM.vmdk has been lost (2089321)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Tegile Systems Inc completes rebranding of their All-Flash and Hybrid storage array product line (2109405)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      VMware vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management 6.x Licensing and Compatibility FAQ (2107528)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Datastore Summary page shows incorrect provisioned space in vSphere Client (2110199)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Unable to utilize the DCUI screen on the ESXi Serial Port Console as arrow keys do not function (2093423)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      vCenter Server certificate validation error in vCenter Site Recovery Manager and other solutions that run on a separate system (2109074)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Changes in the output of the esxcfg-mpath.pl command in vSphere 6.0 release (2109228)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      vSphere Web Client Displays alerts for Network Partitions of a Virtual SAN cluster (2109242)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      System swap file datastore permanently lost (2109543)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Methods of installing ESXi 6.0 (2109708)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Best practices to install or upgrade to VMware ESXi 6.0 (2109712)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Extending a virtual disk fails with the error:msg.disklib.UNSUPPORTEDFEATURE (2109730)

      Date Published: 3/14/2015

      Attempts to move Virtual SAN host to a cluster on another vCenter Server result in a cluster UUD mismatch error (2109894)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Swap object might become orphan when the Number of failures to tolerate set on VM is greater than one (2110205)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Attempts to provision VMs fail after Virtual SAN hosts are downgraded from 6.0 to 5.5 (2110208)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Configuring VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) on HP 3PAR StoreServ (2110209)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Child disk unable to inherit the SPBM policy of the parent disk (2110376)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Hot-Add functionality in VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.x fails in a vSphere 6.0.x environment (2110764)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Migration failures in the presence of vMotion VMkernel NICs with different latencies (2105786)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Storage path does not fail over when TUR command repeatedly returns retry requests (2106770)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      vCenter Server might not be visible in the vSphere Web Client after upgrade from 5.5 to 6.0 (2107040)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Performance charts are empty and you see an error message (2107096)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Restart vCenter Server Appliance Syslog services after upgrading from 5.x to 6.0 (2107223)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCloud Suite 6.x Licensing and Compatibility FAQ (2107516)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Downloading and licensing vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x) (2107518)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Licensing ESXi 6.x and vCenter Server 6.x (2107538)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      vmkiscsi-tool command deprecated in vSphere 6.0 (2107558)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      vCenter inventory not visible in vSphere Web Client after restart (2107590)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing VMware tools on a virtual machine that supports open-vm-tools (2107676)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      When using Juniper Networks Switch QFX3500 to connect to FCoE storage in VN2VN mode, ESXi host might lose access to LUNs (2108164)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      How to download and install vCenter Server root certificates to avoid Web Browser certificate warnings (2108294)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VM objects remain on Virtual Volumes storage container after you delete the VM folder from datastore browser (2108332)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      The Managed Object Browser is disabled by default in vSphere 6.0 (2108405)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Thumbprint error when running ESXCLI command as a vCLI command (2108416)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      SystemError exception is thrown when a SearchIndex method does not find managed entities matching the search criteria (2108607)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Understanding Feature Accommodation between VMware vSphere 6.0 and vRealize Operations 5.8.x and 6.0.1 Feature Accommodation (2108695)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to migrate virtual machines across subnets with vMotion after upgrade to vSphere 6.0 (2108823)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Improving performance for vMotion when using a 40GbE NIC (2108824)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Using certool to generate CSRs that include multiple DNS names for one host (2108932)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading vCenter Server with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database might fail with a validation error (2108945)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Incompatible VMFS datastore span state detected (2086957)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrade of VMFS5 locking mechanism from ATS+SCSI to ATS-only does not complete consistently on all ESXi hosts (2086960)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Devices deprecated and unsupported in VMware ESXi 6.0 (2087970)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Disk dump fails with the error: Couldn’t dump header 0xbad001 (2089324)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Frequently Asked Questions on Deprecation and End of Support (EOS) for VMFS-3 in VMware vSphere 6.0.x (2093576)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      To connect smart card to virtual machine, install ActivClient on Windows 7 SP1 with USB controller Texas Instruments USB3 card (2102329)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware EVO:RAIL

      VMware EVO:RAIL fails to upload ISO image (2109915)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      Powering on an EVO:RAIL appliance (2108864)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      EVO:RAIL operations fail with the error: License not available to perform the operation (2109758)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      VMware EVO:RAIL evaluation license expiration date and vCenter Server license expiration date does not match (2109763)

      Date Published: 3/10/2015

      VMware Horizon

      In a vDS environment, provisioning a linked-clone desktop pool fails for a few VMs with the “Agent unreachable” error (2110229)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Rebalance operation leaves VM folders in previous datastores (2108928)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Refresh or recompose fails in a VSAN environment with the error “File ….vmdk was not found” (2109102)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      The cursor trails behind when you type in Microsoft Word 2013 or Outlook 2013 on Horizon desktops (2109544)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Pool deletion operation does not remove digest vmdk files (2109563)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Single sign-on does not work with smart cards if the View desktop has MSFT Update KB 3013769 installed (2110785)

      Date Published: 3/14/2015

      Recompose fails in a VSAN environment with the error “The operation is not allowed in the current state” (2108941)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware Horizon Air

      Protocol Handling and RDP to PCoIP Migration in Horizon Air Cerrano Release (2110075)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware Software Manager

      VMware Software Manager – Download Service FAQ (2107702)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCenter Host Gateway

      Selecting KVM or vCloud Air Third-Party Hypervisors in vCenter Host Gateway 6.0 fails (2110546)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)

      Understanding Capacity Views and Reports in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 5.x (2093287)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      Removing SNMP adapter resource kinds from vRealize Operations Manager 5.x (vApp version) (2108795)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      VMware vCenter Server

      Browse VA Marketplace no longer available in VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109799)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      List of unsupported features in VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109808)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Stopping, starting, or restarting VMware vCenter Server 6.0 services (2109881)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Location of VMware vCenter Server 6.0 log files (2110014)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      How to backup and restore vCenter Server 6.0 external deployment models (2110294)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installation of vCenter Server 6.0 Appliance Client integration plugin fails (2105226)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Limitations in Configuring IPv6 in the Customization of a Guest Operating System (2105648)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Cross vCenter vMotion requirements in VMware vSphere 6.0 (2106952)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Provisioning a stateless host without specifying rules (2108080)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Viewing the Certificate Authority via the vSphere Web Client fails with the error: The data service timed out because a back-end task took more than 120 seconds. (2108102)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      List of recommended topologies for vSphere 6.0.x (2108548)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108801)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Back up and restore the embedded PostgreSQL database (2091961)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 to a VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Platform Services Controller 6.0 (2109560)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      The vpxd deployment fails when reusing vCenter database deployment (2108725)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Selective deletion of tasks, events, and historical performance data in vSphere 5.x and 6.x (2110031)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      An upgrade or installation of vCenter Server 6.0 with an external SQL Server database fails (2105554)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Disk type is not retained for virtual disks with sparse 2 GB disk type copied on vCenter Server (2103033)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Log messages not gathered on Windows with vc-support.bat (2109266)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 without migrating SQL database to vPostgres (2109321)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Product offerings for vSphere 6.x (2109507)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Clicking All Users’ Tasks in the vSphere Web Client results in a warning dialogue (2109552)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Use of unsupported Web browsers to connect to vSphere Web Client results in error message that prompts you to use unsupported versions of Web browsers (2109553)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Logging into the vSphere Web Client using older versions of Internet Explorer 10 or 11 redirects to a link with no information (2109554)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading VMware vCenter Server 5.5 to VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an embedded Platform Services Controller using the simple install method (2109559)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading VMware vCenter Server 5.5 to vCenter Server 6.0 with an external Platrfom Services Controller (2109562)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing vCenter Server with an external Oracle 11.2.0.4 database might fail with getaddrinfo error (2109674)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Virtual machines with two snapshots or more using Virtual Volumes storage can revert only to the first snapshot (2109683)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 best practices (2109772)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading vCenter Server with an external vCenter Single Sign-On server fails to re-encrypt the vCenter Server database contents (2109809)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Maximum limit of ESXi host and virtual machine used with the embedded vPostgres database in vCenter Server 6.0 (2109850)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to move a Virtual SAN cluster to a new vCenter Server (2109891)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Device locator LEDs feature is disabled on certain controllers (2109892)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to upgrade Virtual SAN disk format (2109893)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Changes to the address format of the default IPv6 gateway in ESXi 6.0 and later (2110024)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Creating a Virtual SAN cluster with up to 64 hosts (2110081)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from 5.5 to 6.0 using the VAMI interface fails (2110588)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Supportability of upgrading from vSphere 6.0 pre-release versions to the vSphere 6.0 General Availability version (2110734)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Installing or upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 on Microsoft Windows platform creates a new driver letter (2106289)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Long Distance vMotion requirements in VMware vSphere 6.0 (2106949)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Missing cluster and resource pool statistics after upgrade to vSphere 6.0 (2107219)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      The vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 configured with static IP settings reports DNS settings as: Obtain settings automatically (2108097)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Using netcat and tcpdump in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2108150)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      The Microsoft Windows installer for vCenter Server 6.0 stops responding with the status: Committing Changes before it hangs (2108155)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      I/O failure might occur during suspend or snapshot operations for virtual machines on a Virtual Volumes datastore (2108162)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Uninstalling vCenter Server 6.0.x resets the embedded VMware Postgres database (2108547)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Provisioning of virtual machines might fail because a policy component is unavailable (2108765)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an embedded Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108799)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing VMware vCenter Server 6.0 with an external Platform Services Controller on a Windows machine (2108802)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Connecting to the embedded vPostgres Database in a Windows installed vCenter Server 6.0 (2108848)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Attempts to upgrade vCenter Server 5.x to 6.0 with embedded Microsoft SQL Server Express database might fail at the data export phase (2108930)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Recovering from a failed upgrade of vCenter Server 5.1 or 5.5 to 6.0 (2108938)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Example IPv6 configuration for DHCP and Router Advertisement (2109023)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      After Storage vMotion the directory holding the virtual machine disk remains on the source Virtual SAN datastore (2109034)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Multi-extent ATS-only VMFS Datastore unable to use ATS (2094604)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Storage vMotion fails when connecting a virtual NIC to a non-existing vSphere Distributed Switch (2102192)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      After you insert (or remove and then hot plug) the device, if you don’t run the command esxcfg-rescan-A manually, ESXi takes up to 5 minutes to get the device path (2104818)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCenter Server Appliance

      Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.0 with embedded Postgres hangs on Starting VMware vCenter Server (2110080)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Minimum requirements for the VMware vCenter Server 6.x Appliance (2106572)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Upgrading from vCenter Server Appliance 5.x to 6.0 reports that vCenterServer FQDN does not match DDNS (2110772)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      The Overview sub-tab in the Performance tab view is no longer available in the VMware vSphere Client 6.0.x (2109800)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing or upgrading vCenter Server Appliance to vSphere 6.0 fails with the error: Error while configuring vSphere Auto Deploy Waiter firstboot. (2110025)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to find the vCenter Server 6.0 Appliance OVA, OVF, ZIP, or VMDK files on the VMware download page (2110730)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Decommission the vCenter Server Appliance (2106736)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Error when uploading files to vCenter Server Appliance using WinSCP (2107727)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Installing vCenter Server 6.0 best practices (2107948)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Oracle Database backing vCenter Server Appliance is deprecated in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (2108161)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

      The VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8.x plugin is not visible in the vSphere Web Client when some third party Web Client plugins are installed (2110188)

      Date Published: 3/14/2015

      Site Recovery Manager permissions remain in UI after removal of external identity provider (2109356)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Reconfigure vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines after recovery by Site Recovery Manager (2109813)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Test recovery and planned migration fail when recovering large numbers of Linux virtual machines (2109821)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Editing a protection group at the same time as running a recovery plan causes the Site Recovery Manager Server on the recovery site to stop unexpectedly (2109822)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Reconfiguration required after uninstalling and reinstalling the same version of Site Recovery Manager (2110280)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Operational Limits for Site Recovery Manager 6.0 (2105500)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Network Ports for Site Recovery Manager 6.0 (2103394)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vCloud Air

      Unable to add a Cisco CSR1000v series virtual router OVF to the VMware vCloud Air Catalog (2107517)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      VMware vCloud Automation Center

      Installation of VMware vRealize Automation 6.1 or 6.2 fails with the error: Error calling vCAC tools (2109815)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      VMware vCloud Director Appliance

      End of Availability (EOA) of vCloud Director in vCloud Suite 6.0 (2108250)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware View

      With Horizon 6, some keys on an English keyboard are not correctly mapped to a virtual desktop with a Japanese OS (2110744)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      Recompose operation can get skipped on some desktops if scheduled on a disabled pool with “Refresh on logoff” setting (2102499)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware Virtual SAN

      VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 Requirements (2106708)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vRealize Automation

      Remote Console Capabilities for Provisioning with vSphere (2109706)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Unable to edit a tenant created in vRealize Automation with the vCenter 5.5 SSO after upgrading from vCenter SSO 5.5 to PSC (Platform Services Controller) 6.0 (Windows-based SSO only) (2109719)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vRealize Operations Manager

      VMware Horizon View topology information is not present in vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View 6.x (2109883)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      VMware vSphere vCenter user accounts are unable to use the Log Insight Adapter Launch in Context Function (2108669)

      Date Published: 3/9/2015

      Hot fix for vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1 (2110330)

      Date Published: 3/11/2015

      HTTPD interferes with vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 Linux installation (2108685)

      Date Published: 3/13/2015

      VMware vShield App

      VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.4 is compatible with vSphere 6.0, but new vSphere 6.0 features have not been tested with VMware vCloud Networking and Security (2109120)

      Date Published: 3/11/2015

      VMware vShield Endpoint

      Implementation of VMware vShield Endpoint beyond vCloud Networking and Security End of Availability (EOA) (2110078)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vSphere App HA

      End of Availability (EOA) of AppHA in vSphere 6.0 (2108249)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vSphere Data Protection

      End of Availability (EOA) for VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (2109227)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Important Information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0 (2110293)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vSphere Replication

      Operational Limits for vSphere Replication 6.0 (2102453)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Checking and Restoring the OVF Context of the vSphere Replication Appliance (2106709)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Requirements to the Environment for the Support of Up To 2000 Replications (2107869)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      Configuring Upgraded vSphere Replication Appliances to Support up to 2000 Replications (2102463)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015

      VMware vSphere Web Client

      Virgo server does not generate log files if a non-English language is selected during the VMware Web Client installation (2108334)

      Date Published: 3/11/2015

      Increase Adobe Flash Player storage to optimize vSphere Web Client (2109770)

      Date Published: 3/12/2015