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Networking performance data is missing when the VMXNET3 adapter is used (1015402)

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  • The Networking panel is missing in the Performance tab of a virtual machine when a guest is using a VMXNET Generation 3 adapter.
  • If a virtual machine has a mix of virtual adapters, the Networking panel for adapters of a type other than VMXNET3 is displayed.


To resolve this issue, perform one of these options:
If you cannot upgrade or install above patches, work around this issue by using one of these instead of the VMXNET3 adapter:
Caution: VMXNET3 has features such as multiqueue support (also known as Receive Side Scaling in Windows), IPv6 offloads, and MSI/MSI-X interrupt delivery. If you are using any of these features, do not implement the workaround.
  • VMXNET2 (Enhanced VMXNET) virtual adapter
  • VMXNET virtual adapter

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