Category Archives: Highlights

Path failover may not be successful when using Cisco MDS Switches on NX-OS 7.3 and FCoE based HBAs

So I wanted to get this blog post out sooner rather than later as it might effect a significant number of customers. In a nutshell, if you perform array maintenance that requires you to reboot a storage controller, the probability of successful path failover is low. This is effectively due to stale entries in the […]

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New and updated KB articles for NSX for vSphere 6.2.3

We’ve just released the bits for NSX for vSphere 6.2.3 and thought all of your making the upgrade would want to be on top of all the ins and outs of this release. Here is a list of new and/or updated articles in our Knowledgebase: NSX for vSphere 6.2.3   |   Released 09 June 2016 […]

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Top 40 Horizon View articles for April 2016

Here is an update for the top Horizon View articles list for April 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Manually deleting linked clones or stale virtual desktop entries from the View Composer database in VMware […]

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Inventory objects fail to display in the vSphere Web Client

An issue recently causing a few calls into our support lines happens after installing or upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 on Windows. The issue occurs in the vSphere Web Client due to caching within the VMware Inventory Service. When browsing inventory under Host and Clusters, some or no object are displayed When using the Search […]

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Important KB updates for current NSX for vSphere users -May 2016 Edition

Our NSX support team would like all of our customers to know about important KB updates for current NSX for vSphere issues. Here’s what’s new and trending- Please take note of key updates to the following important End of General Support and End of Availability events: vCloud Networking and Security will reach End of Availability […]

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User account locked in vCenter Server Appliance

We’ve recently noticed a number of cases where vSphere administrators become locked out of their accounts or receive reports of incorrect passwords in the vCenter Server Appliance. If you find yourself in this position, here are two articles that address these issues: KB 2034608 When attempting to log into the VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, or […]

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Important NSX for vSphere KB Updates – March 2016

vCloud Networking and Security will reach end of availability and end of support on September 19, 2016. KB 2144733 – End of Availability and End of Support Life for VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.x See the fully updated vCNS to NSX Upgrade Guide See also KB 2144620 – VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.5.x […]

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View desktop goes into Already Used state, or Agent Disabled state

In versions 4.6 through 5.0.x View desktops can also go into the Already Used state if a virtual machine is powered on in another ESXi host in the cluster in response to an HA event, or if it was shut down without reporting to the broker that the user had logged out. This is due […]

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PCoIP connections suddenly failing?

There is an issue which may occur when you install or upgrade your VMware Tools after having installed your View Agent. The set of VGA drivers shipped with VMware Tools might sometimes be incompatible with VMware View and PCoIP, whereas the VMware View Agent software contains a supported VGA driver. For this reason, today we’re […]

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Dealing with issues with View Event Database

We’d like to focus today on a KB article which tries to address all the issues encountered by the users with regard to View Event Database deployment. The article includes a list of basic steps that will help you address all the issues that might be encountered during or after your deployment. Configuring VMware View […]

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