VMware KB Digest – New Articles Published for Week Ending 11/24/12

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.

Bundled Products

Considerations when upgrading bundled products (2036848)
Date Published: 11/24/2012

VMware Data Recovery
Installing the VDR client plugin on a Windows 7 or Windows Vista system fails with the error: VMware vSphere Client is required for installation (2020382)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware ESX
Virtual machine displays a blue screen after using VMware Converter (2015424)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
A virtual machine deployed from template or cloned cannot fails to ping outside network with the error: Unable to contact IP driver (2016747)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
ESX 4.1 host stops booting at: * vmnix … (2030715)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware ESXi
ESXi 5.0 host experiences the purple diagnostic screen error: netxen_nic_detach_all_ports (2000227)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Mouse does not behave correctly in a virtual machine that has been manually Sysprepped (2012606)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
ESXi 5.0 becomes unresponsive at power initialization (2014161)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Duplicate MAC addresses appear in multiple ESXi 5.x hosts (2030783)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Accessing Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) from an SSH session (2039638)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Distributed virtual switch configuration does not exist in vCenter Server 4.x after an upgrade (2013132)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Cannot install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 11.10 (2015253)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
VMware Converter not showing virtual machine port group for Linux conversions (2004080)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Removing an ESXi 5.0 host from vCenter Server inventory fails with the error: Invalid Fault (2020565)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
Reservation conflicts on shared storage are reported when ESXi host displays purple diagnostic screen (2030787)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Log entries are truncated within the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) (2039640)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Update Option Values tasks visible in Virtual Center after enabling Content Based Read Cache (CBRC) (2035729)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Virtual machine loses network connectivity after a migration from an ESXi 5.1 host to an ESXi 5.0 host (2038301)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) device consumes more PCI bus numbers than required for enabled virtual functions (2039824)
Date Published: 11/19/2012

VMware Fusion
Importing a virtual machine in VMware Fusion (2039312)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
The Fusion virtual machine fails to boot after upgrading the operating system (2039303)
Date Published: 11/19/2012

VMware Service Manager
Performance issue in RP09 before every API transaction the query files are reloading in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2038476)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Timezones not in correct format for outgoing actions for vCO workflows in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2038477)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
API look up queries use UPPER(name) instead of the UP_name columns on the larger tables in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2038478)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Service Manager calls created by the Proactive Analysis functionality are assigned to the incorrect group (2039630)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Session expiry date and time are calculated based on database timezone in Service Manager (2039684)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Escalation dates display incorrectly in the selectable columns for calls outstanding and call search windows (2039741)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Email subject field is report name, not scheduled report name, in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2039755)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Backing up and restoring reports in Report Designer in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2039862)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Emails are sent to escalation recipients even when the email flag in the recipient list of the person configuration is not set (2039955)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Request Gantt charts in Service Manager do not have a column for Sunday (2039957)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Database server for Service Manager displays CPU spikes when integration event management is enabled (2040042)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
In VMware Service Manager, text entered in Actions & Solutions field disappears after Deferring, Saving, or Submitting (2039743)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Closing a Service Manager parent call fails to send emails to the customers of child calls (2039357)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
When using the Update VM Network Connection Outbound task in Service Manager, the IP address is left blank (2035008)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
Service_Management_Extension table inaccessible in Report Designer in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2036889)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Copying and pasting contents from another source to a Service Manager call changes the format of the call screen (2038545)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
The Service Manager task reopened through recursion and then completed remains active and does not complete (2039571)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Unsubmitted Service Orders containing zero services cannot be deleted from the customer portal home page in VMware Service Manager 9.x (2039752)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
A scroll icon appears next to the Order button of available services in the Service Catalog window of the Service Manager portal (2039942)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
vCenter Chargeback Manager data collector services stop immediately after starting (2032755)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Data collectors are not removed from the Chargeback Manager System Health page when they are uninstalled (2033010)
Date Published: 11/21/2012

VMware vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager
Installing vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager best practices (2036700)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Installing vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager fails with the error: Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer Package (2036705)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Installing vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager plug-in best practices (2039704)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Enabling HTTP or HTTPS connections between vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager and Hyper-V hosts (2036702)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager FAQ (2037570)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager (2036696)
Date Published: 11/19/2012

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Firewall requirements for vCenter Operations Manager SMTP Alerts (2039445)
Date Published: 11/20/2012

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
Performing a side-by-side upgrade of the vCenter Operations 5.0 Appliance (2031543)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Running JConsole through ssh tunnel to troubleshoot vCenter Operations Manager vApp behind firewall (2032539)
Date Published: 11/23/2012

VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance
Creating and locating the js-io-rights.conf file on the vCenter Orchestrator Appliance (2039821)
Date Published: 11/20/2012

VMware vCenter Server
Exporting and importing for manual Single Sign On (SSO) replication in VMware vCenter Server 5.1.x (2038677)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Replacing vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager and vCenter Server certificates (2039444)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Enabling Lockdown mode in vCenter Server fails with the error: General system error occurred: Invalid response (2007633)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Virtual machines display a black screen if the vSphere Client is installed with older versions of VMware Player or VMware Workstation (2014243)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
VMware VirtualCenter Management Webservices fail to start after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1 (2016257)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
vSphere Client Overview Performance Charts fail with the error: Perf Charts service experienced an internal error (2030307)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Creating an alarm or email notification that triggers when Disk Latency or DAVG is high (2033003)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Support for third-party software development using VMware APIs (2037792)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Scripts called from DB_and_schema_creation_scripts_dbType.sql are missing in vSphere 5.1 (2039860)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
vCenter Server 5.0 does not function correctly when installed with Oracle 11.2.0.3 Patch 10 or later (2039874)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Suppressing the ESXi Summary tab message: The Local Tech Support Mode for the host has been enabled (2013657)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Migrating an ESXi/ESX host from one vCenter Server to another without disconnecting may cause statistics collection to fail (2039817)
Date Published: 11/19/2012

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
vSphere Client fails when adding the ESX/ESXi host to vCenter Server Appliance (2034504)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Logging into Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 fails with the error: The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication (2031113)
Date Published: 11/23/2012

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.0 Replication status shows as not active after configuration has completed successfully (2000213)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.x is not supported with IBM Storwize V7000 (2076) 6.4 (2013231)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
List when creating a protection group does not show virtual machines that are replicated using vSphere Replication or shows replicated virtual machines that have been deleted (2013437)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
Protecting a virtual machine using SRM and vSphere Replication fails with the error: Virtual machine is in an invalid state (2030132)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
vSphere Replication fails with the error: Unknown controller type (2030526)
Date Published: 11/21/2012

VMware vCloud Director
Org vDC monitoring does not reflect real-time virtual machine usage statistics (2030003)
Date Published: 11/21/2012

VMware vFabric AppInsight
Installing vFabric AppInsight in Large Scale Environments (2039352)
Date Published: 11/19/2012
Addressing Incompatible StartScript Property Values when Installing vFabric AppInsight 5.0 on WebLogic servers (2039776)
Date Published: 11/19/2012

VMware vFabric Postgres
vFabric Postgres fails with the error: invalid page header in block (2039918)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware View Manager
View Administrator Console fails to launch after an Upgrade to View 5.1 and installation of New SSL Certificates (2038842)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Issue with Persona Management and Folder Re-direction (2013263)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
User profile is inaccessible after it has been created on the Persona Management Repository (2013589)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
Cannot manage View Pools after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.0 (2014256)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Exporting RSA key fails with the error: Key not valid for use in specified state. FAILED! (2014748)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Generating a CSR and importing a signed certificate for View 5.1 (2030289)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Creating a new desktop pool in View Manager fails with the error: Unknown View Composer Error (2039449)
Date Published: 11/23/2012
Multiple desktops are assigned to a user in a View floating pool (2031658)
Date Published: 11/20/2012
Upgrading the View Connection Server fails and the installation rolls back (2034720)
Date Published: 11/21/2012
Deleting a View desktop from the View Administrator console fails with the error: Error: Failed to delete VM: null (2039855)
Date Published: 11/21/2012

VMware Virtual Disk Development
Third-party backup software using VDDK 5.1 may encounter backup/restore failures (2039931)
Date Published: 11/20/2012

VMware vShield Endpoint
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 – vShield-enabled Shared Insight Cache (2039762)
Date Published: 11/20/2012

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Installing vSphere Storage Appliance fails with the error: Failed to complete network configuration for specified host: ‘hostname’ (2037665)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

VMware Workstation
Performing a Windows repair on a Windows XP virtual machine in VMware Workstation (2030544)
Date Published: 11/22/2012
Troubleshooting access to shared folders in VMware Workstation (2030545)
Date Published: 11/22/2012

Vía VMware KB Digest http://blogs.vmware.com/kbdigest/2012/11/new-articles-published-for-week-ending-112412.html


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