VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 10/18/14

In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support.

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Desktop

Launching a View Hosted App or Desktop from VMware Workspace Portal fails with the error: The host name in the certificate is invalid or does not match (2091893)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

Socialcast H.0 On Premise

Collecting diagnostic information for Socialcast On-Premise cluster (2090812)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware ESX

VMware Products and CVE-2014-3566 (POODLE) (2092133)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware ESXi

vSphere 5.1 and vSphere 5.5 changes default Path Selection Policy from VMW_PSP_FIXED to VMW_PSP_RR for EMC arrays using VMW_SATP_ALUA_CX and VMW_SATP_SYMM Storage Array Type Plugins (SATP) (2033122)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410401-BG: Updates esx-base (2087359)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410403-BG: Updates sata-ahci (2087361)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410405-BG: Updates tools-light (2087363)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20141004001-no-tools (2087366)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410406-BG: Updates net-vmxnet3 (2088160)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

ESXi 5.5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen with vDGA after Windows guest operating system fails with a blue screen (2091098)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

Powering off a suspended virtual machine in vCloud Director fails with the error: The operation could not be performed because the object is in an invalid state (2091968)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Additional Transparent Page Sharing management capabilities in ESXi 5.5 patch October 16, 2014 and ESXi 5.1 and 5.0 patches in Q4, 2014 (2091682)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

What is the required vSphere version to configure VSAN and what to do if I already used older builds (2086656)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201410001 (2087358)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410402-BG: Updates misc-drivers (2087360)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410404-BG: Updates xhci-xhci (2087362)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20141004001-standard (2087364)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201410101-SG: Updates esx-base (2087368)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20141001001s-standard (2087369)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20141001001s-no-tools (2087371)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Revert to current snapshot fails with the error: The object or item referred to could not be found on Windows virtual machines with quiesce option selected (2091456)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

How ESXi 5.5 determines the order in which names are assigned to devices (2091560)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

Support statement for 512e and 4K Native drives for VMware vSphere and VSAN (2091600)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

 

VMware Fusion

Installing OS X 10.10 Yosemite as a guest operating system in VMware Fusion (2082109)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

 

VMware Horizon View

Replicating VMware Horizon View Connection server fails with the error: Insufficient attributes were given to create an object (2091974)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Installing VMware Blast fails with the error: Failed to communicate with LDAP server (2089509)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Configuring Citrix Netscaler VPX Express for load balancing VMware View (2090486)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

 

VMware Horizon Workspace

Accessing ThinApp Packages in streaming mode fails (2090838)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

 

VMware NSX for vSphere

Configuration changes to the NSX Edge appliance fails with the error: id to load is required for loading (2091379)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Clicking NSX Home in the vSphere Web Client reports the error: NSX Manager Internal Error. Review the NSX Manager log for details or contact your administrator – Unexpected Status Code 503 (2091369)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

VMware NSX controller deployment fails with the error Timeout on waiting for controller ready (2091375)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

VMware NSX Edge standby does not take over when VMware NSX Edge primary fails (2091378)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Adding a cluster to a transport zone or editing a transport zone in the NSX manager fails with the error: NSX Manager internal error (2091380)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

The NSX Manager flow monitoring UI displays No Flow Records (2091376)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware Studio

VMware Studio Patch to address CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, and CVE-2014-7187 Issue (2091990)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

 

VMware ThinApp

VMware Workspace Portal 2.1 and earlier versions cannot deploy VMware ThinApp 5.x packages with an .alt file (2089738)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Internet Explorer 10 captured on Windows 7 32-bit does not work on Windows 7 64bit, Windows 8 32-bit, and Windows 8 64-bit operating systems (2091938)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

Virtual version of Visual Studio 2010 displays Invalid license data.Reinstall is required error message on launch (2091953)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

The Browse button does not display the Open dialog box when you try to Import Certificates on Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit operating system (2092302)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Microsoft Visio 2010 help files are not displayed on 64-bit operating systems. (2091911)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

ThinApp package of 32-bit Dragon Software works on 32-bit operating system but fails on 64-bit operating system (2092030)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

 

VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager

Application Discovery Manager Express Patch for 7.0 to address CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, and CVE-2014-7187 Issue (2092300)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

 

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager

Synchronizing VMware vCenter Chargeback data collector stats job fails with the error: java.sql.SQLException: Numeric Overflow (2090309)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

 

VMware vCenter Orchestrator

PowerShell scripts run using vCenter Orchestrator fails with the error: Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown (2077120)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

The VMware vCenter Orchestrator service starts but then stops with the error: An essential server component is missing or invalid, the server will be shutdown (2083904)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Adding a VMware vCloud Director server to VMware vCenter Orchestrator fails with the error: ERROR {} [ModelHelper] Error initializing host https://(vCD-FQDN):443 (vco_user@server). Host discarded! (2081284)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance Home Page is not accessible by the IP address specified in the vCenter Orchestrator Console (2074509)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

 

VMware vCenter Server

After unmounting a datastore directly from host, vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 fails with the error: Win32 exception: Access Violation (2091392)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Active Directory over LDAP provider does not return vsphere.local groups for direct AD user members (2091395)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Reconnecting or adding an VMware ESXi host to VMware vCenter Server fails with the error: Agent can’t send heartbeats because socket address structure initialization is failing (2091510)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

After installing vCenter Single Sign-On (SSO) 5.5 on Windows Server 2012, SSO 5.5 reverts after starting vmdird service (2091567)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Installing vCenter Server fails with the error: Error 25003. Setup failed to create the vCenter Server repository (2091442)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

When configuring Network Mappings within VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager using the vSphere Web Client, Portgroups on specific vSwitches are not displayed (2091459)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware vCenter Update Manager

Upgrading the VMware Tools on powered off virtual machines using VMware vCenter Update Manager fail (2092073)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

 

VMware vCloud Automation Center

Cannot see the Network Profile option under Enterprise Administrator in VMware vCloud Automation Center (2058142)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

Invoking a workflow in VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) Designer fails with the error: Could not reach vCenter Orchestrator endpoint (2061353)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

Endpoint data collection is frozen or stuck in a status that does not allow you to start a new collection (2062902)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Inventory Data Collection fails for vCloud Director / vCloud Air when a vApp is present that contains no Components. (2065896)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Save Settings warning appears during VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) IaaS Installation (2080135)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

Registering the vCloud Automation Center Appliance 6.1 with the Identity Appliance fails with the error: Invalid Host Settings (2088988)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

How to remove license keys from VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.x (2076129)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) while monitoring logs reports this error: Unexpected exception while executing activity callExternalWorkflowActivityPreDisposing Object reference not set to an instance of an object (2079614)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

Using a locally installed SQL Express instance for VMware vCloud Automation Center IaaS database (2065894)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Cannot list Active Directory groups while adding assigning roles to Fabric or Business groups (2090803)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

 

VMware vCloud Director

vCloud Directory fails to authenticate when the primary Active Directory server is offline (2091688)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware vFabric AppInsight

End of Availability of vFabric Application Performance Manager effective 06/01/2013 (2091642)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

 

VMware View

When screen is minimized or maximized, screen does not refresh properly on Windows 8 VDI leaving the traces of previous application window (2091393)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

RSA integration does not work correctly in Horizon Client for Android and Horizon Client for iOS (2091448)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

Legacy Applications are slow to start with Virtual Printing Installed on View Agent 6.0.1 (2091982)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Remote display protocol and pool HTML access changes are not set as expected (2091148)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

On Windows 7 and Windows 8 the Orientation option is missing under screen resolution (2091394)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Legacy applications fail to start with the VMware View 6.0 or 6.0.1 agent installed (2091845)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

100% CPU utilization on the VMware View 6.0.0 agent (2091976)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

Motion hints are not available from the VMware Virtual Audio (DevTap) driver in Windows 7 desktops, causing graphics problems (2092231)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware View Manager

Troubleshooting network issues for PCoIP performance with the CISCO show commands (2089953)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions

Virtual Update Manager Does Not Upgrade the Hadoop Template Virtual Machine Under Big Data Extensions vApp (2090078)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware vSphere Data Protection

Restoring a mailbox using VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) Advanced 5.5 fails with the error: The parameter is incorrect (2090787)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware vSphere Management Assistant

Running the vmware-cmd command fails to display the datastore UUID of a virtual machine through vCenter Server in VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) 5.1 and 5.5 (2091952)

Date Published: 10/15/2014

 

VMware vSphere Replication

Pairing vSphere Replication sites fails when using a non-default vCenter Server port for HTTP connections (2092296)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

 

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) node is running properly, but it fails to join cluster with the error: Session 0×0 for server null (2090260)

Date Published: 10/16/2014

 

VMware vSphere Web Client

Virtual machine CPU and socket configuration within the vSphere Web Client (2091175)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

 

VMware Workspace Portal

Converting ThinApp package for use in VMware Horizon Workspace (2091538)

Date Published: 10/13/2014

Synchronizing VMware Horizon View Pool in Workspace Portal fails with the error: Failed to complete View sync due to a problem with the View Connection Server (2091744)

Date Published: 10/14/2014

Log location for VMware Horizon Workspace Portal 2.1 (2089858)

Date Published: 10/17/2014

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 10/11/14

In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support.

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 10/4/14

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 9/27/14

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VMware Support Alert – ALERT: Bash Code Injection Vulnerability aka Shellshock

On Sept 24, 2014, a critical vulnerability in Bash (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169) was published that may allow for remote code execution. The VMware Security Engineering, Communications, and Response group (vSECR) has been actively investigating the impact this vulnerability may have on our products.

For further information and updates on this vulnerability, refer to KB article:
VMware assessment of Bash Code Injection Vulnerability via Specially Crafted Environment Variables (CVE-2014-6271 CVE-2014-7169, aka “Shellshock”) (2090740)
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Note: For information regarding VMware customer portals and web sites, see Impact of bash code injection vulnerability on VMware Customer Portals and web sites (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169, aka “shellshock”) (2090817).

 


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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 9/20/14

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 9/13/14

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 9/6/14

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 8/30/14

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VMworld 2014 San Francisco – Live Blogging

Here we are, VMworld 2014. No Limits is the theme, and already new products (VMware EVO), new names (vRealize, vCloud Air) and ton’s of other awesome things have been announced. And we’re not even into the first General Session yet! As I sit in anticipation for Gelsinger to get on stage, this page will serve as the home to all things VMworld 2014.

This aggregated page will serve as a central repository for some live updates (mainly around keynotes, and sessions) as well as a live feed from my Twitter profile as well as my Instagram profile (for pictures). For my up to the minute VMworld 2014 Schedule please visit this post.

This is going to be an amazing week! I can’t wait for the fun to start and ingest all of the great information that will be delivered. I also hope to see all of you throughout the week and especially at my Ask the Experts session and my EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud session.

So that’s it for now… let’s switch on the live blogging, Have a Great Week!

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