Category Archives: Tips

[TSHOOT] – VMware PowerOn : A general system error occurred : Connection refused

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By | 4 April 2018

Hello ! Little trouble yesterday when wanting to start a VM I encountered the following error: A general system error occurred: Connection refused After a few minutes of research especially in the VMware KB I applied the few recommendations found : Check the status of the vmware-vpx-workflow service in your vCenter console First of all,… Read More »

[TIPS] – Trying DRS-Lens from VMware labs

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By | 21 July 2017

Hey guys ! We are Friday, and I take advantage of this last day of the week to test some new products I heard about this week! Today we will talk about DRS-Lens, product of the VMware labs by three contributors (Sai Inabattini, Vijayakumar Subbarayan and Vikas Madhusudana) !   What’s DRS-Lens ? DRS Lens provides a… Read More »

[TSHOOT] – Error #1009 vSphere Web Client fails

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By | 30 June 2017

Just after to upgrade my environment from VMware 5.0 to VMware 6.0 U2 I’ve the error “Error #1009” when I browse the web interface.   In a VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2 environment, you experience these symptoms: Viewing virtual machine summary using the vSphere Web Client fails. You see the error when you click on “Show… Read More »

[TSHOOT] – VMware : The hot-plug operation failed when hot add memory

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By | 22 June 2017

If you encounter the error “the hot-plug operation failed” when you add memory it is sure that the Lun on which is the SWAP file of the machine is full! In my case, I wanted to add hot memory on my virtual machine when I encounter this error: Failed to extend swap file from 16777216… Read More »

How to – Install VMware Tools in Linux

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By | 24 May 2017

In this post I explain how to Install VMware Tools in Linux virtual machine. These VMware Tools may be required installed on all systems (Windows, Linux, etc). If the installation in Windows is done in a few clicks, a Linux server in console mode does not configure in the same way. Install VMware Tools in… Read More »