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: Perf Charts service experienced an internal error

A few weeks ago a customer asked me to take a look at the following warning message in VMware vCenter when the Performance Tab in the vSphere client is being opened.    Perf Charts service experienced an internal error. Message: Report application initialization is not completed successfully. Retry in 60 … [Read more...]

VMware: Could not connect using the requested protocol [PowerCLI]

Connecting the VMware vCenter 6.0 server with PowerCLI fails with the error: Could not connect using the requested protocol         Solution This issue occurs due to the proxy settings in the environment. To resolve this, check the proxy settings using the PowerCLI and set the proxy to “No Proxy”. … [Read more...]

VMware: Update Manager – The operation is not supported on the selected inventory objects.

Last week I deployed with Update Manager some patches at an existing vSphere 6.0 environment, during the remediate process I received this error message:       The operation is not supported on the selected inventory objects. Check the events for the objects selected for the operation.   Solution … [Read more...]

VMware: There is a problem authentication into the legacy vCenter Server using credentials provided by the user

During upgrade VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0 (based on Windows 2012R2) to 6.0.0 I received a warning message: Error: There is a problem authenticating into the legacy vCenter Server using the credentials provided by the user. Resolution: Check if vCenter Server is up and running. Double check provided vCenter Server … [Read more...]

VMware: Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass [specialize]

Today I deployed my new created Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 base image with Windows 8.1 u1 template and Customization file, during the customization process I received this error message: Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass [specialize]. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be … [Read more...]

[VMware] Could not start VMX: msg.vmk.status.VMK_NO_MEMORY

Last week I had some issues with starting virtual machines on vSphere 5.5 hosts (enough capacity available), when I try to start up the VM I receive message: Could not start VMX: msg.vmk.status.VMK_NO_MEMORY” An error was received from the ESX host while powering on VM [name] Head globalCartel-1 already at its … [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...]

VMware: vRealize Operations Manager vApp deployment fails with error: This operation is not supported on the object

Today I was installing VMware vCenter Operations 5.8.4.0 in my vSphere 5.5 update 1 homelab, during deployment I received this warning message:     The OVF package is invalid and cannot be deployed. This operation is not supported on the object.     Cause vRealize Operations Manager vApp … [Read more...]