Author: tmitchell

Microsoft released a patch that appears to remove the IP address from Windows Server 2008 R2 and 7 VM’s using the VMXNET3 Adapters. It seems that the latest MS patches ate my vmxnet3 adapters on Windows 2008R2 :(. Any one …

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Issue   During a reboot on Ubuntu 16.04.3, I got this error message.   The System is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could not be detected correctly. You will need to configure these …

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Oracle has released patches for ten vulnerabilities in VirtualBox which allow attackers to break out of guest operating systems and attack the host operating system that VirtualBox runs on. Exploits using this method, known as a “virtual machine escape,” have been the …

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Purpose This article provides the default location of the VMware vCenter Server logs. Resolution The VMware vCenter Server 6.0 logs are located in the %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMWare\vCenterServer\logs folder. The VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 logs are located in the /var/log/vmware/ folder. vCenter …

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Here is a list of currently trending KB articles for NSX for vSphere. NSX Distributed Firewall unfiltered rules may be deleted during the firewall rule publish operation in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2141155) Symptoms: In Distributed Firewall Apply Filter …

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Issue: My VMware vSphere ESXi Host had Compliance Failures: “Config.GlobalSettings.guest.commands.sharedPolicyRefCount” Failures Against Host Profile: The options Config.GlobalSettings.guest.commands.sharedPolicyRefCount have been changed from their expected default values. On these VMware vSphere ESXi versions the default value was: ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (1623387) …

VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 Host not Compliant after updating VMware vCenter Server to 5.5 Update 2d (2442329). Read More »

Issue: My VMware vSphere ESXi Host had Compliance Failures, with these 3 things: 1) Storage policy vmnamespace mismatch. 2) Storage policy vdisk mismatch 3) Storage policy cluster mismatch Fix: Use these instructions ONLY: If you are NOT currently using Virtual …

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Issue: My host had Compliance Failures, with “SNMP Agent Configuration differs”.   Fix: Use these instructions ONLY:If you are not currently using SNMP Agent on your VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 Host.Step # 1Stop snmp Service Daemon. Select Host>Configuration>Security Profile. Next, Under Services, …

VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 Host not Compliant after updating to 5.5 Update 2 (2068190). Read More »

VMware Product Version Name Release Data Build Number Installer Build Number  VMware Software URL ESXi 6.0 Information: ESXi 6.0 GA 2015-03-12 2494585 N/A ESXi 5.5 Information: ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 6 2015-02-05 2456374 N/A ESXi 5.5 Patch 4 2015-01-27 2403361 …

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If you were looking for the latest VMware PowerCLI Poster covering the latest version. You found the right Blog Article. They have added in all of the new and latest cmdlets to the upper-half of the poster, organized by task …

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