VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 12/21/13

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
Calling a VDDK API fails with the error: POLL Failed to read from the signal socket 1496, return -1, error 10054 / An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host (2066242)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware ESX
ESXi, ESX security issue CVE-2013-5973 – Workaround and Known Issues (VMSA-2013-0016) (2066856)
Date Published: 12/22/2013
Removing an ESX/ESXi host from a domain fails with the error: The operation is not allowed in the current state (2035634)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Configuring a USB Flash drive to transfer files between Windows and an ESXi/ESX host (2065934)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Understanding how paths to a storage/LUN device are marked as Dead (2062592)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware ESXi
Cannot create a host profile from an ESXi 5.0 host attached to an iSCSI SAN storage array (2034689)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Virtual machine fails with the error: Error : ‘ethernet0.filter0.onFailure’: DVFilter onFailure ‘null’ must be ‘failOpen’ or ‘failClosed’ (2047493)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMXNET3 resource considerations on a Linux virtual machine that has vSphere DirectPath I/O with vMotion enabled (2058349)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
VMXNET3 resource considerations on a Windows virtual machine that has vSphere DirectPath I/O with vMotion enabled (2061598)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
The Summary tab of the Windows 2000 R2 virtual machine reports the status of VMware Tools as Not Running (Current) (2063887)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
ESXi local datastores are unavailable after installation of EMC PowerPath 5.9 (2063975)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Unable to increase the number of ports on a virtual switch in ESXi 5.5 (2064511)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Storage migration, virtual machine cloning, cold migration, and snapshot operations fail in VMware ESXi with the error: No such device or address (2050224)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware Horizon View
Cannot read the persistent disk from within the guest operating system, which reports: Access is denied. (2044382)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware Horizon Workspace
Accessing VMware Horizon Workspace 1.x Administrator web UI with the default non-LDAP Operator account (2061664)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Inspecting and validating SSL certificates in VMware Horizon Workspace 1.x (2062340)
Date Published: 12/19/2013

VMware Service Manager
Clicking refresh on a Monitor Drill Down window in VMware Service Manager 9.1.x displays incorrect results (2066251)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Clicking the Take Action button updates the call current group to the VMware Service Manager officer’s default group (2066190)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
Focusing on the System dropdown in the VMware Service Manager Login screen causes the left margin to disappear. (2066191)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
Generating a request to run a UNIX remote command to upgrade the Linux or UNIX Agent on VCM managed machines fails in two-tier and three-tier split installations of VCM versions 5.5 to 5.7. This issue is resolved in VCM 5.7.1. (2064979)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
A VCM administrator other than the user who installed VCM cannot use the Debug Event Viewer (2064985)
Date Published: 12/17/2013
Collections do not work after reattaching the database when upgrading from VCM 5.5.0 or later to VCM 5.7.1 (2065598)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
The source of patch content from the vendor only provides patch bulletins when the bulletin is part of the default source (2065773)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (Standalone)
Unable to delete LDAP user from VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x Custom UI (2056554)
Date Published: 12/16/2013
vCenter registration with vCenter Operations Manager fails due to weak vCenter certificate (2066218)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vCenter Server
Cannot delete users from System-Domain after upgrading vCenter Server or vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.1 to 5.5 (2066851)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
Removing a deleted license key from the Licensing Reporting tab in vCenter Server (2035244)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Single Sign-On installation fails with Error 29128: Cannot install HA with local OS (2054632)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
VMware vCenter Server 5.1 rollup job_schedule1_DB.sql fails to execute (2054839)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
The vpxd process crashes after upgrading to VMware vCenter Server 5.5 (2065630)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Logging into vCenter Server fails with the error: Cannot complete login due to an incorrect user name or password (2065134)
Date Published: 12/19/2013

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Configuring R2 LUNs in Site Recovery Manager using Array Based Replication with SRDF (2063570)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vCloud API
Best Practise when using VcloudClient instance in VMware vCloud SDK for Java (2066883)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
Unable to Enable or Disable LoadBalancerService of EdgeGateway using VMware vCloud API (2066889)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Deadlocks on the VirtualMachineProperties table cause workflow failures in VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 5.2.x (2066844)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
When using the Request Machine option in vCloud Automation Center, only some disks appear as editable while others are not editable (2066206)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vCloud Director
Deploying a vApp in VMware vCloud Director fails with the error: Insufficient disk space on datastore (2049694)
Date Published: 12/18/2013
VMware vCloud Networking and Security
Best practices for upgrading to VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2e (2067674)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Agent
Configuring VMware vFabric Hyperic Server and Agents with a specific umask (2062196)
Date Published: 12/18/2013

VMware vFabric Hyperic Server
The All Groups dropdown in VMware vFabric Hyperic Server is unordered (2066544)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Role changes are not updated properly on VMware vFabric Hyperic Server users when the Role membership is defined by LDAP (2066947)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
The configuration push feature in VMware vFabric Hyperic tc Server plugin does not update Hyperic resource configuration properties (2062763)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMware vFabric tc Server Application Deployment status message reports on current status (2062766)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Serengeti Management Server connection fails from VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions 1.x plug-in (Web UI) (2060544)
Date Published: 12/16/2013

VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Cannot move clusters to different resource pools (2061950)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Cluster creation with Storage DRS fails (2065586)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Incorrect Serengeti Command-Line Interface display after failed cluster CPU or RAM scaling (2065596)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
VMware vSphere High Availability does not work with Storage DRS (2065669)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Provisioning takes a long time for very large clusters (2065670)
Date Published: 12/19/2013
Cannot start VHM service (2065671)
Date Published: 12/20/2013
Cluster creation fails when vCenter Server is slow to respond (2065740)
Date Published: 12/20/2013

VMware vSphere Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection 5.5.1 User Interface times out with the error: Failed to acquire all licenses (2063208)
Date Published: 12/17/2013

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK
Format of the datatstore URL in vSphere 4.x to 5.0 (2009584)
Date Published: 12/18/2013


Created on December 23, 2013 by Rick Scherer

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