VMWARE/ESX: You can only manager Virtual machine version up to 9 under regular Console


VMWARE/ESX: You can only manager Virtual machine version up to 9 under regular Console- So if no reason exists choose Version 9 instead of ten even if you have ESX 5.5.

One for example is if you need SATA-Controller for some reason.









IT: Slow Exchange 2013 LAB, slow Outlook.exe under ESXi 5.5

We have been checking out Exchange 2013 in our lab for some weeks now. Yes 2016 is out but still

Most larger company realy live fine with Exchange 2010 on premise if they have complex Setup with Kemp.

Here is are some Problems with Performance we have seen also in our Labs under vmware


Performance issues or delays when you connect to Exchange Server 2013 that is running in Windows Server

For Exchange Server 2013 that is installed in Windows Server 2012 R2

Use one of the following methods:

•    Create the COMPLUS_DisableRetStructPinning environment variable, and set the value of the variable to 1.

•    Create a DWORDvalue of the DisableRetStructPinning entry at the following registry subkey, and set the DWORD value to 1:


Vmware, VMXNET3 the Sources for al evil?

But, there is a also a Sources Problem client side. Some people tweak around stack settings on Windows 7. Some the finally find it's a bad Vmware Setup.

Esp the VMXNET3 driver. Well time for another Round-up of VMXNET and E1000 driver choise wars. And well yes the VMXNET is 30% faster of you Test in Labs

But if you have such Problems at the end?



Enteo V7, Server 2012R2 Missing component

WSUS: Uninstall Patch KB3102429, Crystal Reports, SAP, C# (VS2005), PABS

Microsoft Patch 3102429 seems to make problems with Crystal Report, SAP some C++ Apps which contain Crystal Report components.



Here is how to uninstall the batch silent:


:: V1.0, 02.12.2015, M. Butsch, SSE

set myserver=myserverswitzerland001

:: Check if the patch is installed

c:\windows\system32\wbem\wmic.exe qfe GET HOTFIXID | find "3102429"

if %errorlevel%==0 goto found

goto notfound


:: Remove/Uninstall the Patch silent

c:\windows\system32\wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3102429 /quiet /norestart

echo %date%,%time%,%computername%,%username%,%~dpnx0 >> \\%myserver%\logfiles$\3102429\found\%computername%.txt

goto ende


echo %date%,%time%,%computername%,%username%,%~dpnx0 >> \\%myserver%\logfiles$\3102429\notfound\%computername%.txt

goto ende


WSUS: SRV 2008 R2, Code 8007EE2

Server 2008 R2

Error CDEO 8007EE2, Windows Update encountered an unknown error

Try the easy things first:

wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization

wuauclt.exe /reportnow

wuauclt.exe /reportnow /detectnow

wuauclt.exe /UpdateNow


If not solved try:

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits

2. I then went to the following folders and deleted everything inside it.

c:\windows\softwaredistribution\Downloads – delete all files in it
c:\windows\softwaredistribution\DataStore – delete DataStore.edb
c:\windows\softwaredistribution\Datastore\Logs – delete all files in it
c:\windows\softwaredistribution\PostRebootEventCache – delete all files in it

net start wuauserv
net start bits

Reboot the Server

If this does not fix the Error reinstall the WSUS-Client. Install the latest Windows Update client for your OS from:


At the end this should look like this AFTER you check "Check for Updates"



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