• [VCSA 6.5] Understanding memory usagein VMware vSphere™

    Hello everybody,   I want to monitor the VCSA using SNMP agent and i don't understand the results : - In the VCSA (vcsa.png) - With vimtop :       Memory: 16423592KB total 8728016K...
    last modified by SamBall
  • Clear used commands on console esxi 6 sshin VMware vSphere™

    hello   i have use command string with password  on ssh shell to esxi 6 console   now   when access to ssh console esx6 if using the arrows I can see the commands of old sessions.   not fi...
    created by alvaropedroni
  • Why cannot show VM on object?in VMware vSphere™

    I using vSphere performance Monitor view ESXi host performance.   But, only show 0, 1, 2 and 3 on object.   I have 3 VM in the ESXi host. Why cannot show? What is 0, 1, 2 and 3?
    created by as900w
  • Datastore not show in the Storage listin VMware vSphere™

    Hi Everyone. We have an ESXi 5.1 server with non-Raided two hard disks and some VMs inside in (Datastore 1 & Datastore 2). After a power failure, some of VMs renamed to "Unknown (inaccessible)" which are in the s...
    last modified by Hojjat
  • resxtop failedin VMware vSphere™

    I have a ESXi Server.   Using vSphere Management Assistant connection ESXi Server failed.   But ping is OK   What should I do?
    last modified by as900w
  • Virtual machine on on of two ESXi in a HA-cluster not longer reachablein ESXi

    We use a HA-cluster with 2 ESXi, 6.0.0, 6921384 . "Suddenly" on 2018-08-03 more and more network-devices started not getting contact to the network again after disconnect. I found out that our radius-server wasn't re...
    created by kb1501
  • syslog problemsin ESXi

    I have a ESXi standalone 6.7 server & I'm trying to get syslog to work, but all attempts have failed so far. Here's my vmsyslog.conf file, and the syslog server name is resolving. What am I missing? Thanks ...
    last modified by meadrocks
  • ESXi 6.7 SNMP Service stops repeatedlyin ESXi

    Hi, My ESXi 6.7 host SNMP service gets stopped every 5 or 10 minutes. Any clue in this regard or any advice where to find the logs to find the exact cause?   Thanks
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  • How to migrate to new hosts with different network topologyin ESXi

    Hi,   We have an existing vSphere cluster with 2 hosts and 4 distributed switches. These distributed switches are connected to a combination of legacy 1G and 10G switches.   We have three new hosts that w...
    last modified by llamavm
  • Vsphere Data Protection 5.5 - can't recover diskin Backup & Recovery

    Hello to all, Congrats on the community for these valuable resources. First time in the forum, so bear with me.   Setup is the following: Vsphere Web Client 5.5 with Data Protection 5.5 (two appliances).  ...
    last modified by ChristosStamatopoulos
  • Attempting to upgrade 5.5 to 6.0 with the dreaded "Please ensure extensions are compatible" error and won't go any furtherin VMware vSphere™

    Currently running 5.5 and attempted to upgrade to version 6.0 U3h of vCenter for windows.  Getting the error below which kills the upgrade process  
    last modified by jmontgomery2
  • Free backup VMsin VMware vSphere™

    Hi everyone,   Please, I have a question: Is there any free backup solution for VMWare vSphere? I have four hosts, and about 100 vms. I have to backup these vms, preferentially using full and incremental strateg...
    last modified by EGS78
  • reclamationin ESXi

    I have vcenter 6.0 and esxi 6.0 and also emc vnx 5400 . emc vnx pool on thick disk. now i want to learn that if i delete Thin provisioning vm's then i must run un map command on esxi or my emc pool is thick  so i...
    last modified by ferexderta
  • Browser reloadsin vSphere Host Client

    Hi all - can't find the answer for this one and logs no help.  Have a stand-alone set of Hosts (4) and on only one, despite the browser, has an issue with throwing a session to the Host and requiring a "reload" o...
    last modified by joanwhit
  • vSphere Replication Appliance installation or desinstallation failin VMware vSphere™

    Hi,   I installed vSphere Replication Appliance on my brand new cluster. I was able to access to the vSphere Replication interface correctly. Unfortunately, I needed to power off all my VMs for maintenance direc...
    last modified by Ludovicmag
  • Migrate VMs to EVC Cluster without power off?in VMware vSphere™

    Hello folks,   We have new Cisco UCS servers with recent Intel Xeon generation processors - EVC enabled Sandy Bridge. Our old cluster is HPE DL380 G9 and G8 - EVC disabled.   I am unable to migrate the VM...
    last modified by romatlo32
  • Recomended USB Modem Supported by ESXi 5.5in ESXi

    We recently ran into an issue with a physical server and need to get something setup to replace it in a short time frame, but I am having difficulty finding a USB Modem that is supported for Passthrough on ESXi 5.5. I...
    created by SKIRK505
  • Do instant clone parent affect cpu ready timein VMware vSphere™

    Do instant clone parent get scheduled in away that too many can affect performance? I'm trying to size a horizon environment and while some people say I should consider them, I'm trying to figure out how much impact y...
    last modified by sjesse
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  • How to calculate vCPU:pCPU ratioin ESXi

    I want to get the ratio of vCPU:pCPU, For pCPU, do i need to taking in to account Hyperthread(Logical Processors)? Or just the Physical CPU numbers?
    last modified by Ke1th
  • upgrade/migrationin vSphere Upgrade & Install

    I want to upgrade my vmware infrastructure 5.5 to 6.5 so I need a excel document . how to make the steps I'll show my boss. upgrade documents like excel
    last modified by ferexderta
  • How to edit/delete a network in vCenter?in VMware vSphere™

    Hey everyone,   I have couple clusters where I could right click a hypervisor and "Add networking..." to add a port group, in which I can specify a VLAN that corresponds to an actual VLAN on the physical switch ...
    last modified by SentiBlue
  • ESXi 6. 0 giving error failed H:0x0 D:0x2 P:0x0 Valid sense data: 0x5 0x24 0x0.in VMware vSphere™

    I have dell r720 with ESXi 6.0, Giving below logs error.   vmhba1:C2:T0:L0" Failed: H:0x0 D:0x2 P:0x0 Valid sense data: 0x5 0x24 0x0. Act:NONE         0 D:0x2 P:0x0 Valid sense data: 0x5 0x2...
    last modified by Ganeshpal
  • AMD FirePro Graphics Card passthrough question, will it do what I'm thinking?in ESXi

    I'd like to know if this will work the way I'm thinking it will?   Dell T620 server (dual Xeon, validated for ESXi 6.0) AMD FirePro W7000 Graphics Card (validated for both ESXi 6.0 & the T620) Windows 7 or...
    last modified by edward_walton
  • Host fails to boot after ESXi installin VMware vSphere™

    Hi,   I had a server fail that was running ESXi 5.5 and I needed to reinstall ESXi. I took the opportunity to install a fresh copy of 6.7 to an attached USB stick like before but when the server reboots after in...
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  • Basics! - Permission Enumeration in vCenterin VMware vSphere™

    Hi,   To settle an internal debate we're having here, I'm reaching out to the forums....   For years now, I've been working with the understanding that permissions in vcenter are cumulative, a little like ...
    last modified by mrstorey303
  • Issues Using VMWare Workstation to Connect to Remote ESX VMsin VMware vSphere™

    Hey Guys -   I recently set up a new, small vCenter environment which is comprised of 3 ESXi 6.7 servers.  I primarily access the vCenter web console via my workstation which also has VMWare Workstation 14...
    created by BenKell
  • Blocking VMware Workstation Connectivity to vCenterin VMware vSphere™

    Hello,   We are in the process of testing out the use of RSA two-factor authentication for vCenter access as required by PCI on the vCenter 6.5 appliance. While we have it working, I have found that since the RS...
    last modified by ChGPe
  • Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro strange random network disruption with vSANin ESXi

    Hello there dear community,   I see an odd behaviour with the card in the title and I would like to ask if anyone had the same experience or an idea?   Description of the setup: The card is a Mellanox Con...
    last modified by lzoli
  • vSphere replication plugin does not display in the vSphere Web Clientin vSphere Replication

    Hello,   i installed (deply ovf) vSphere replication appliance v6.1.2 in my vcenter v6.0.0 build 7924803. (with 2 ESXi in v6.0.0, 3380124) The deployment went very well and the configuration VR with the vcenter...
    last modified by tony69500
  • Can't edit VM settings in ESXi 6.5 web clientin ESXi

    It throws this javascript error in my browser. I tried firefox, chrome, and IE; both Win 7 and Server 2012R2. No luck!   Haven't tried using VM Workstation to edit VM settings (if that is even possible, now tha...
    last modified by ShawnGosling