VMware vSphere vCenter 5.5 Update 1c

VMware has just released a new Build of VMware vCenter 5.5 Update 1c, This release fixes some issues with compability between VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0.x and VMware vCenter Single Sign-On, There are also other problems that's fixed, so it's an important fix. For a full list of fixes read the release notes: Release notes  

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vCenter Operations Manager error: “number of resources exceeds supported limit”

I have had this issue at a customer, where vCops after running for some time, came with this administrative alert.: "number of resources exceeds supported limit" After some searching on the internet i found 2 articles that had something about this: https://www.comdivision.com/kb/vcenter-operations-manager-error-number-of-resources-exceeds-supported-limit.html http://www.virtualiseme.net.au/index.php/vcops-max-number-of-supported-resources/ They both pointed to a advanced setting that should be set, but nothing about […]

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VMware vSphere and HP StoreVirtual VSA

When using VMware ESXi/vSphere combined with HP StoreVirtual it always been a bit of a problem starting the datacenter, or the Branch Office installation where this solution is used. If you had to do a complete shutdown of this solution, the the startup procedure was to turn on all the ESXi hosts, make sure that all […]

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vSphere C# Client and search performance

I have seen thru some time that the old vSphere C# Client's search function has become slow, after a little research i found that the VMware VirtualCenter Management Webservices is not getting enough resources. I have checked different installation at different customers and I found that it don't get the recommend memory. VMware has a Knowlegde  Base […]

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Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs and Virtualization

There is a bug in the Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs when running a virtualized environemt ontop of servers runnings this type of CPUs, that can resolve in Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) og Kernel Panic in Linux Virtual Machines, this not apply to VMware vSphere but also to Hyper-V and other hypervisor. There may also be other Intel E5-xx00 V2 […]

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VMware Horizon View 6.0

VMware Horizon View 6.0 is now availble for download. VMware has also released a VMware vCenter Orchestrator Plug-In, for Horion View 6.0. From the Horizon View Release notes: What's New in This Release of View This release of View delivers a number of important new features and enhancements. Hosted Apps and Desktops Delivers Hosted Apps and desktops […]

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New patches from VMware (last week)

VMware Released some new patches for there VMware products. VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b: Release Notes Resolved Issues The resolved issues are grouped as follows: Security Update to OpenSSL library addresses security issues OpenSSL libraries have been updated to versions openssl-0.9.8za, openssl-1.0.0m, and openssl-1.0.1h to address CVE-2014-0224. Server Configuration Host profile answer file might not be applied when you reboot […]

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ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and NFS APD fix

VMware has released a fix for the problem with disconneted NFS Datastores in ESXi 5.5 Update 1, with Express Patch 04. See more in the VMware KB about the problem: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2076392 And the Express patch discription can be found here: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=2077360 I have not testet this patch, so use this information as is.

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Customization of the VMware vSphere Web Client not saved

Users can  customize the view, of where the items are showed, and with columns to show, and hide/show “Getting Started” pages. Under the Help menu it’s possible to “Hide all Getting Started” but some time this function does not work. The solution is to delete your personal settings directory on the VMware vSphere Web Client […]

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