VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 11/2/13

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.

Virtual Disk Development Kit
Best Practices for performing a self-backup of a proxy virtual machine using VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit APIs (2063173)
Date Published: 11/1/2013

VMware ESXi
Set local name of an ESXi and insert the node name in the ESXi Shell prompt. (2019290)
Date Published: 10/29/2013
vNUMA is disabled if VCPU hotplug is enabled (2040375)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
After reloading a virtual machine, console access fails with the error: Unable to connect to the MKS: The operation is not allowed in the current state (2063262)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
An ESXi host crashes with a purple diagnostic screen with the error: “Recursive panic on same CPU” (2036543)
Date Published: 10/30/2013

VMware Horizon View
PCoIP connections fail to desktops with multiple network adapters in VMware Horizon View 5.2 (2062604)
Date Published: 10/28/2013
Connecting a View Client to Windows 8 and reconnect using PCoIP fails with a black screen (2062806)
Date Published: 10/28/2013
Mouse cursor disappears when using Internet Explorer 8 after upgrading to VMware View Agent 5.2 (2063083)
Date Published: 10/29/2013
With Chrome 29 and later browsers, accessing Horizon View from Horizon Workspace does not work (2063317)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
In Horizon View HTML Access, in some situations the Send Ctrl+Alt+Del command has no effect (2063324)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
Intermittent problems accessing a Horizon View desktop from Horizon Workspace (2063417)
Date Published: 11/1/2013

VMware Service Manager
KCS message template in VMware Service Manager 9.x shows <editor name @ forward time> in plain text (2060167)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
Importing a workflow with a Manage CMDB task that creates a new person record in VMware Service Manager reports an error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object (2061729)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
All call status titles are visible when choosing colors for call status titles in the call search/calls outstanding screens in Service Manager 9.x (2062191)
Date Published: 10/30/2013
Calls reopened via email are assigned to an incorrect IPK group in Service Manager 9.x (2063216)
Date Published: 10/30/2013
Changing text and background colors on VMware Service Manager Outstanding screens results in black bold text and white background only (2061734)
Date Published: 10/31/2013

VMware ThinApp
Virtualized Microsoft Office 2010 applications become unresponsive when opening or saving files on Windows 8 64-bit (2062687)
Date Published: 11/1/2013
Enabling 64 bit entry point for Thindirect feature (2053674)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
Issues with ThinApp 5.x and Microsoft Office 2013 (2062691)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
Issues with ThinApp 4.x and Microsoft Office 2010 (2062694)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
Virtualized GNU Image Manipulation Program(GIMP) 2.8.6 has startup performance issue (2062697)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
Internet Explorer 9.0 silently exits on Windows 8 64-bit system (2062698)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
The virtual version of Microsoft Outlook 2010 fails to start on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, 64-bit operating systems. (2063264)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
ThinApp 5.0 support for View and Horizon (2063396)
Date Published: 11/1/2013

VMware ThinStall
Sandbox Compatibility between ThinApp 4.x and 5.x (2063433)
Date Published: 11/1/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Delivering runtime properties files to the SCR Tool on the patching repository machine (2056556)
Date Published: 10/31/2013

VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator
VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 2.0 and 5.7 appliance resets the assigned hostname to localhost.localdom on reboot (2062715)
Date Published: 10/29/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Upgrading or installing vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 fails with the error: VMware kdc service (VMwareKdcService) failed to start (2060592)
Date Published: 10/29/2013
Enabling Active Directory on the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 fails with the error: Enabling active directory failed (2062610)
Date Published: 10/30/2013
Upgrading the vSphere Web Client to vSphere 5.5 fails with the error: Error 29107. The service or solution user already registered (2062685)
Date Published: 10/31/2013
vCenter Server process (vpxd) continually consuming memory and crashing (2062989)
Date Published: 10/28/2013
Unable to log in to vSphere Client using Windows Session Credentials with an account with multiple group memberships (2062992)
Date Published: 10/30/2013

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Backing up and restoring the vCenter Server Appliance Inventory Service database (2062682)
Date Published: 10/31/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Disconnected NIC card after editing the hardware of a Partially Powered Off virtual machine in VMware vCloud Director 5.1 and 5.5 (2061991)
Date Published: 10/28/2013
vCloud Director virtual machine BIOS UUID is not regenerated when deploying to different vCenter Server (2063392)
Date Published: 10/31/2013

VMware Virtual Disk Development
Permission issue while performing backup or restore using VDDK API (2063054)
Date Published: 10/29/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Virtual machine unexpectedly restarts after manually restarting the NameNode or JobTracker service (2061956)
Date Published: 10/28/2013
Elasticity-enabled cluster rapidly scales to zero active virtual machines (2062119)
Date Published: 10/29/2013

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
Upgrade of vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) from version 1.0 to 5.1.3 fails on vSphere 5.0 update releases (2063032)
Date Published: 10/31/2013


Created on November 4, 2013 by Rick Scherer

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