VMware KB articles with no resolution for few known Issues in Vsphere 6.0 and workaround to fix.

Check my other blog for the VC6.0 installation issues and here in this blog , I want to highlight VMware KB articles mentioned as no resolution for certain known issues but with some workaround to fix and also few issues got fixed with latest code.

will try to update the blog according to the update of the KB updates.

Issue 1 : 

Heavy logging on the Platform Services Controller Appliance 6.0 causes /storage/log to fill up.

KB: 2143565

Issue 2 :

Virtual Machines using large pages can temporarily become unresponsive after vMotion

KB: 2144984

Issue 3:

VMware Tools show status of Current even though tools image are replaced with newer version

KB: 2145464

Issue 4:

Actions performed against Active Directory may fail after upgrading to ESXi 6.0 Update 2

KB:  2145400

Issue 5:

ESXi 6.0 hosts become unresponsive when joined to an Active Directory domain

KB : 2145611

Issue 6: 

After upgrading to ESXi 6.0 Update 2, accessing the Host Client UI fails with error: 503 Service Unavailable (2144962)

KB: 2144962

Issue 7 : 

Possible virtual machine and data deletion when restoring the vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 from backup

KB : 2143799  Note : This issue has been fixed VC6.0 U2

Issue 8 :

vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller certificate validation error for external VMware Solutions in vSphere 6.0

KB: 2109074  Note : This issue has been fixed VC6.0 U1

Issue 9:

Using NAT between the vCenter Server system and ESXi/ESX hosts


Issue 10:

Service Composer fails to translate virtual machines into security-groups in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x

KB : 2144726

Issue 11:

VMware vCenter Server Appliance workaround for CVE-2015-7547: glibc getaddrinfo stack-based buffer overflow (2144075)

KB : 2144075 Note: This issue has been fixed in VC6.0 U2

Issue 12 :

Upgrading an ESXi 6.0 host to Update 2 with Lock Down mode enabled using vCenter Update Manager fails with the error: The host returns esxupdate error code:18 (2144691)

KB: 2144691

Issue 13: 

Red Hat Enterprise 7 virtual machine UTC time settings are not changed when deploying a customized virtual machine (2144594 )

KB: 2144594

Issue 14 :

Issuing a 0x85 SCSI Command from a VMware ESXi 6.0 host with the EMC XtremIO storage array may result in a PDL error (2133286)

KB: 3133286

Issue 15 :

Upgrading vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller Appliance 6.0 through the VAMI fails at 70% (2144485)

KB : 2144485 Note this issue has been fixed in VC6.0 U2

Issue 16 :

ESXi 5.5.x/6.0.x host in a VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.1 environment fails with a purple diagnostic screen and reports the backtrace: PFFilterPacket and VSIPDVFProcessSlowPathPackets (2144018)

KB: 2144018 Note: This issue has been fixed with latest code.

Issue 17 :

Installing the VMware Client Integration Plug-in 5.5 Update 3 and 6.0 Update 1 hangs on Installing certificates and starting service (2133846)

KB: 2133846

Issue 18:

vCenter Server Performance has gap with Last Week,Month and Year .


KB : 2145455 Note : This issue has been fixed ESXi6.0P02

Issue 19:

Microsoft Convenience Update and VMware VMXNet3 Incompatibilities

VMware Blog:

Issue 20:

VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201605401

(CBT Bug)

Take care – Express Patch 6 for ESXi 6 can break your Backup (CBT Bug)!

Issue 21:

Logging into the Virtual Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) using valid credentials fails

KB : 2144904

Issue 22:

Windows 2008+ incremental backups become full backups ESXi6.0

Link to check the status

Issue 23:

Upgrading Platform Service Controller or vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 fails at 70% (2145333)


 Issue 24:

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-Virtual SAN enabled ESXi hosts displays the message: Retrieve a ticket to register the Virtual SAN VASA Provider


Issue 25:

Virtual machine crashes after migrating from ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.0.x

KB : 2146748

Issue 26:

vAPI Endpoint out of memory issue in vsphere 6.x federated vcenter environments results in parts of UI being unresponsive


Issue 27:

Inventory objects fail to display in vSphere Web Client 6.0


Issue 28 :

Issue of delete blocks failed” error is displayed in vmkernel.log


Issue 29:

OVF deployment fails after upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 U1


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4 Responses to VMware KB articles with no resolution for few known Issues in Vsphere 6.0 and workaround to fix.

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  2. Roman says:

    Thank you, Ganesh! Great post.


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