Tag Archive: ESXi 5.0

ESXi 5.1 U1 Purple Screen of Death

A few days ago i was contacted by a customer who was running vSphere 5.1 U1 which is about one year old. For various reasons they have not yet upgraded to a later version of vSphere 5.1 or to vSphere 5.5. However, there has been quite some time since i a have seen a purple screen …

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ESXi host advanced settings

During every vSphere design and Health Check the vSphere advanced settings are being discussed and every once in a while i receive an email asking me what vSphere advanced settings i normally use and recommends. I know Duncan Epping wrote a blog post about when to use the vSphere advanced settings a while ago. In general i agree …

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VMware Multiple NIC vMotion generates unicast flooding in the network

————————————————————————————————- Blog post updated 2013-07-18 The problem described in this blog post has been fixed in the ESXi 5.0 U2 and in the 5.1 U1 releases but the original blog post is left unchanged. ————————————————————————————————- I have been using the VMware multiple NIC vMotion, VMware KB 2007467 , configuration where possible and needed, e.g. running high …

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