Did come across this on the forums and seems fairly ubiquitous insofar as reports. Symptoms If you recently: i) upgraded to version 6.0 Update 1 for ESXi ii) Running the latest VMware Tools for View Desktops iii) But have an older view agent installed Will see in the PCOIP logs (<drive letter>\ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs LVL:0 RC:0 EXTERN :svga_devtap ==> second render … More Getting black screen connecting to VMware View desktops?
Couple of symptoms here: i) Running ESXi 6.0 ii) Running with the maximum amount of RAM and vCPU count This was an interesting one insofar it would only occur if if you had updated the VM’s to use above. VM’s would upwards to an hour to boot. Fix Upgrade to ESXi 6.0 patch 1 (build … More Big Windows 10 ESXi VM’s taking AGES to boot?
Quite simple this one – thought picture would say a 1000 words and all that. On the left hand side is the configuration from within the MSTSC GUI, the middle is obviously command-line and on the right is if you need to configure within an .RDP file
Recently had an issue starting one of my VM’s up in the lab. Turns out one of the disks had a lock in play. A lock on the .vmdk file can prevent a virtual machine from starting. However, since virtual machine disk files can be configured for use with any virtual machine, the file … More ESXi quick tip: determine which VM is locking your file
ESXi VM hardware versions 10 and 11 include a SATA controller for CD/DVD by default. If the SATA and SCSI controller are present on the PVS Target Device, the target will fail to boot. PVS relies on the SCSI controller, SATA is the only one that can be removed. To resolve this issue, change the … More VSphere 6 / PVS target devices not booting? Here’s what to check
Diagnostics information can be sent to a remote host instead, or in addition to the local store. This information is useful for troubleshooting host failures. Here is how to configure from the command prompt in 7 easy steps: To configure hosts for Netdump with the command line, perform the following steps: 1.Open a console session … More ESXi tip: how to configure hosts to offload their logs to a collector server from the command line