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Troubleshooting networking issues when using VMware products (2013105)

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SpringSource Tool Suite
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for VMware
VMware ACE
VMware Capacity Planner
VMware ESX
VMware ESXi
VMware Horizon Application Manager
VMware Infrastructure SDK
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Summary

When encountering network issues in a a virtualized environment, sometimes it can be daunting task to troubleshoot. This article attempts to point you in the right direction when experiencing the following issues:
  • Random disconnections
  • Slow speeds
  • Unable to connect to servers or workstations
  • Random network failures
  • Unexpected packet loss
  • Alerts or alarms being received
In order to help you troubleshoot these problems we suggest you look at the following links:

VMware HA (High Availibility)/vMotion failures in vCenter Server:
ESX/ESXi networking/configuration:
VMware vCenter Lab Manager network/configuration:
Guest operating system issues/configuration:
Best Practices and Informational:
General resources:

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