Connectivity issue when upgrading Dell R620 to ESXi 5.1 build 914609

When building a couple of new ESX hosts based on Dell R620 systems, I used the Dell customized iso VMware-VMvisor-Installer-5.1.0-799733.x86_64-Dell_Customized_RecoveryCD_A01.iso to install ESXi Those Dell systems had 4 Broadcom nics (2 x 1Gb + 2 x 10Gb) and 2 Intel 10Gb nics Install went fine, and I decided to upgrade … [Read more...]

VMware: vMotion migration socket connected returned: Already disconnected

Today a customer told me that he couldn’t vMotion virtual machines between a few hosts, he received this warning message: Migration to host <<unknown>> failed with error Already disconnected An unknown error has occurred. vMotion migration socket connected returned: Already disconnected   Solution: … [Read more...]