30 05, 2012

Upgrading VMware View 5.0.x to 5.1 (Part I)

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:07+00:00 May 30th, 2012|vCenter, VDI, View, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|1 Comment

If you are interested in VMware View, you might have noticed that version 5.1 came out recently.  You might also know that it contains some eagerly awaited enhancements like View Storage Accelerator, Improved Persona Management options and ability to have a standalone View Composer machine, amongst other things.  For those reasons, I thought I should [...]

30 05, 2011

Resolved: The VMware VirtualCenter Server service terminated unexpectedly

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:08+00:00 May 30th, 2011|ESX, vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|11 Comments

A few days back, we were hit by a problem on one of our vCenter servers (vCenter 4.0 Update 1) in that the "VMware VirtualCenter Server" service starting failing.  The message in "System" event log was "The VMware VirtualCenter Server service terminated unexpectedly.  It has done this n time(s).  The following corrective action will be taken in 300000 milliseconds: Restart [...]