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.

VMware ESXi
Virtual machines freeze intermittently under heavy I/O load (2088157)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware assessment and product alert for the Russian Time Zone Changes update (2091140)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Virtual machines using the VMXNet2 interface lose network connectivity to the vSwitch or vNetwork Distributed Switch (VDS) (2091159)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Virtual machine fails with error: VMM Crash NOT_IMPLEMENTED devices/vide/iovmk/videVMK-vmkio.c:1492 (2091578)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
The Reset System Configuration option is grayed out in Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) for stateless ESXi hosts (2091026)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
Quiescing snapshots in an ESXi host fails with the error: The guest OS has reported an error during quiescing. The error code was: 5 The error message was: Asynchronous operation failed: >VssSyncStart (2090545)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
QueryChangedDiskAreas command returns incorrect sectors after extending virtual machine vmdk file with Change Block Tracking (CBT) enabled (2090639)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
After updating the driver for NVIDIA GRID K1, the xorg service fails with the error: Unable to start. Host may require rebooting (2091058)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
The ESXi host fails to access the NAS datastore when the connection to NAS datastore becomes APD state and reports the error: Could not allocate xxxx bytes for dynamic heap NetPktHeapLow. Request returned Out of memory (2091485)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
DVSSync port information on VMware ESXi 5.1 and 5.5 firewall (2090256)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
Unmounting the datastore from the host fails and reports the error: Volume <datastore UUID> cannot be unmounted. Reason: Busy (2090414)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
VMware EVO:RAIL
EVO:RAIL 1.0 Patch Release for Shell Shock Vulnerability (2091654)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware Horizon DaaS
Migrating a Horizon Daas appliance to Ubuntu 12 fails with the error: AttributeError: BootStrapTransit instance has no attribute ‘gateway_eth0? (2091144)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
Upgrading from earlier versions of VADC/View Agent to View 6.0.1 may result in issues with PCoIP connections to DaaS Desktops when connecting through a dtRAM (2091579)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
Upgrade/Migration issues with Horizon DaaS 6.1 release (2091648)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
VMware Horizon View
Thinprint custom application fails to print in VMware Horizon View (2087509)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
Assigning the minimum required Active Directory (AD) permissions to VMware View Composer (2089676)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware ThinApp
On 64-bit operating system the ThinDirect plug-in does not work between virtual browsers (2087928)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
Packaging guide for VMware ThinApp 5.x and Microsoft Visio 2013 (2088238)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
Re-run of error reports might increase the CPU usage and memory usage if you upgrade Chargeback Manager 2.5.x or 2.6 version to Chargeback Manager 2.7 version (2090996)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1.2 Patch Release (2091102)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone fails with the error: Vmacore::TimeoutException(Operation timed out) or Out of memory (2090624)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5.3 Patch Release (2091104)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware vCenter Hyperic Agent
Hyperic 5.0.2 Service Pack 1 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091224)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
VMware vCenter Hyperic Server
Hyperic 5.8.2 Service Pack 3 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091210)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Hyperic 5.7.1 Service Pack 1 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091223)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Hyperic 5.8.1 Service Pack 3 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091372)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Hyperic 5.8.0 Service Pack 2 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091373)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
VMware vCenter Log Insight
Log Insight 2.0.5 Release to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091622)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vApp)
vCenter Operations Manager 5.8.0, 5.8.1, and 5.8.2 vApp Patch Release (2091401)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Mounting a CD-ROM or ISO in vCloud Automation Center through a Virtual Machine Remote Console (2065784)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware vCenter Server
The VMware vSphere Web Client incorrectly displays info level messages as errors (2091563)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
Using the vSphere Auto Deploy Waiter service as a Subordinate Certificate Authority (2074109)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
Downloading and Installing the standalone VMware Remote Console (2091284)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Installing VMware vCenter Server 5.5x fails with the error: Failed to launch vimtool.bat error code returned (2091377)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Using tcpdump on vCenter Linux Appliance (2084896)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
Logging in to the VMware vCenter Server appliance 5.1 or 5.5 using the Use Windows session credentials option fails with the error: Cannot complete login due to an incorrect username or password (2091631)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
On the vCenter Server Appliance, vMotion and storage vMotion of virtual machines fails with the error: A general system error occured: Invalid response code 503: service unavailable (2091384)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
When using Integrated Windows Authentication Identity Source, Active Directory users are not displayed under vCenter Single Sign-On Administrators Group (2091584)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Replicating the VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat Channel fails with the error: VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat Alert: Failed to establish the VMware Channel (2090623)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Restoring on a Secondary node running Windows Server 2008, 2008R2, or 2012 fails with the error: Execution failed with return code -3. Restore was aborted (2091420)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vCenter Support Assistant
VMware vCenter Support Assistant 5.5 Web Interface displays error when Contact Details tab is selected: Cannot load contact details (2091328)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vCloud Automation Center
Backing up or exporting the embedded Postgres database from the vCloud Automation Center 6 appliance (2074214)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vCloud Automation Center Windows Session Authentication fails with the error: Windows Session Authentication login has failed as a result of an error caused by the VMware Client Integration Plugin (2081664)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vCloud Director
Troubleshooting Virtual Machine Remote Console (VMRC) connectivity issues in VMware vCloud Director (2087524)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
vCloud Director 5.6 Configuration Maximums (2090718)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
ISO media file without the .iso extension is unusable and cannot be uploaded in VMware vCloud Director (2091126)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
Upgrading to vCloud Director 5.5.1/5.5.2 prevents end users from uploading OVAs using the Client Integration Tool (2091030)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
VMware vFabric Postgres
Postgres Reference for vSphere Big Data Extensions/Serengeti 1.0 (2064610)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware View
VMware View Session Disconnects at 20 hours (1200 Minutes) (2090924)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
On some types and versions of Horizon Client, users are disconnected from sessions when “Forcibly disconnect users” is set to never in View Administrator (2091458)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware Virtual Disk Development
Mounting volume containing NTFS filesystem from Windows 2012 virtual machines as read-only using VixMntAPI on earlier version of VDDK proxies fails with the error: Failed to read First Object. Volume/NTFS filesystem is corrupt (87) (2091479)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
VMware vSphere App HA
App HA 1.1 Service Pack 2 to Address Shellshock Vulnerability (2091371)
Date Published: 10/6/2014
VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
Creating a YUM Repository server for VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions 2.0 (BDE) Hadoop Distributions (2091051)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
Adding the Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop (CDH) for use with VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE) 2.0 (2091052)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
Adding the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) Distribution for Hadoop for use with VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE) 2.0 (2091054)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
Testing Hadoop on Apache 1.2.1 Distribution in VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions 2.0 (2091060)
Date Published: 10/7/2014
VMware vSphere Data Protection
Connecting to VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 5.8 via SSH as root user fails with the error: Access Denied (2089874)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
Disabling or modifying the default alarm parameter in VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) appliance when the VDP appliance datastore reaches its maximum capacity (2091073)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
Collecting logs from VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) fails (2088489)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
Backing up vCenter Server with vSphere Data Protection (VDP) fails with error: Soap fault due to Connection timed out (2090395)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
After reboot, VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) attempts to re-execute the backup jobs during the backup window and fails immediately (2090481)
Date Published: 10/8/2014
Sending a test email in the vSphere Data Protection 5.8 when SMTP Fix-up is enabled fails with the error: Failure sending HELO command to SMTP server (2091471)
Date Published: 10/10/2014
VMware vSphere Management Assistant
Updating the vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) from a tar.gz Update Bundle (2091685)
Date Published: 10/9/2014
vSphere Management Assistant 5.1 EP1 (5.1.0.2) (2091620)
Date Published: 10/9/2014

Created on October 13, 2014 by Rick Scherer

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