Unable To Install SQLXML With vCenter Configutation Manager on Windows Server 2012 R2

When you try to install vCM on Server 2012 R2, you are unable to install SQLXML. SQLXML is a prerequisite to installing vCM on Server 2012, so this can be a problem. Also, if you download and install SQLXML manually, it doesn’t work. To fix this and install SQLXML on Server 2012 R2 (which then allows […]
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How To Stop VMware vCenter 5.5 Crashing

There is an issue with VMware vCenter 5.5 that causes it to keep crashing. To stop vCenter 5.5 from crashing, increase the thread stack size to 1MB. To do this: Navigate to C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\ open vpxd.cfg for editing Change <ThreadStackSizeKb>512</ThreadStackSizeKb> to <ThreadStackSizeKb>1024</ThreadStackSizeKb> Save and close the file vCenter should then stop crashing after reboots.
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vSphere Client Could Not Connect To vCenter. An Unknown Connection Error Occurred

When trying to connect to VMware vCenter through the vSphere Client, you can get the following error: Could Not Connect vSphere Client could not connect to <<vCenter>>. An unknown connection error occurred. (The request failed because of a connection failure. (Unable to connect to the remote server)) This can be because either the vCenter server […]
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