Case of the Unexplained: Lost Client Connections

At TechEd Berlin I had the opportunity to present a VMM performance troubleshooting case study in Iftekhar Hussain’s VIR311 session. You can hear the presentation http://bit.ly/aQ11bP starting at 50:10. Symptoms Reported On our production server, we observed that VMM server became very slow. On one of the clients the connection to the server was lost,…

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How to list VMs by the virtual network they are connected to

This is from an internal question I replied to. This is a simply script given as a starting point that can be extended. ———————————————————————————————————————————- I have a host that has 4 physical network cards, 3 of which are mapped to virtual switches that are External.   I would like to, programmatically,   (1)    get these…

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Domain Join on a Win2k3 VMWare VM from template does not work

The product team is still investigating this issue to come up with a viable solution. Its worth noting that this is a change in VMware’s API behavior and not a directly VMM bug.   While helping CSS root cause this issue, I found this forum post:  http://communities.vmware.com/message/1505758 : “Our own VMware Support callWe used customized…

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P2V fails, if App-V is installed on source machine

VMM P2V agent does not like the App-V virtual drive. I was able to repro the following issue using App-V 4.6 package.    Analysis P2V agent installs correctly on source machine… but when it enumerates local volumes, an exception gets raised in the trace logs:   00000323             77.26648712       [11200] 2BC0.2B90::06/19-18:30:24.971#17:hwscout.cpp(130): Disk Properties    …… 00000343             77.50833893       [11200]…

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