VMware: VMware Remote MKS has stopped working

Running vSphere Client 6.0.0 build 2741530. Sometimes when opening the remote console, during boot virtual machine the resolution is swapping from small to a bigger resolution. App crash with details: vmware-remotemks.exe version 8.0.0.33578   Solution Update the VMware vSphere cliënt, in my case to version: … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware Remote MKS has stopped working

Running vSphere Client 6.0.0 build 2741530. Sometimes when opening the remote console, during boot virtual machine the resolution is swapping from small to a bigger resolution. App crash with details: vmware-remotemks.exe version 8.0.0.33578   Solution Update the VMware vSphere cliënt, in my case to version: … [Read more...]

VMware: Repeated characters when typing in remote console

Everyone knows the hanging keyboard console session issue, when you type your username or password the keyboard hangs. If you access a virtual machine console over a slow connection, you’ll encounter keyboard sync issues If you open a remote console to a virtual machine from a slow network connection (such as a … [Read more...]

VMware: Installing VMware vSphere Client 4.1 or 5.0 on Windows 8.1

Today I tried installing VMware vSphere Client 4.1 on my Windows 8.1 update 1 workstation and I received this error message: This product can only be installed on Windows XP SP2 and above.     Solution 1. Download the vSphere ClientCLient installer 2. Properties > Compatibility > Run this program in … [Read more...]

XP can’t connect via vSphere 5.5 client

Last week I added some new vSphere 5.5 host in a new configured cluster, the customer is still using Windows XP SP3 32-bit, he received this error message:   An unknown connection error occurred. (The Client could not send a complete request to the server. (The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error … [Read more...]

Unable to connect from the vSphere Client or PowerCLI on Windows XP or Windows 2003 to a vCenter Server 5.5

In my lab environment I still have a Windows XP with the vSphere Client 5.5 installed. When I try to connect with the vSphere Client or vSphere PowerCLI it faisl to connect to the vCenter Server 5.5 or vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.5. The following errors appears (The OS has a Dutch language installed): PowerCLI … [Read more...]