VMware critical notification alarm

The title looks scared, is it? Actually I don't want to talk about any problem of VMware product but just a feature. 标题看起来吓人吧?其实这次打算只谈谈功能。 I noticed an alarm "VMware critical notification alarm" on my vCenter Server today, I never saw this before vCenter Server 5.5 U1. I did some research on internet but nothing. I'm not…

HP patching error after upgrade to Update Manager 5.1

If you installed "HP ESXi 5.0 Complete Bundle Update 1.6" via Update Manager 5.0, you would be able to see storage and power sub-system shows warning on HP server, that's because some parameters show NULL in updated HP SIM provider. Example: HPVC_SAController.Name="vmwControllerHPSA1",CreationClassName="HPVC_SAController" CreationClassName = HPVC_SAController Name = vmwControllerHPSA1 PowerManagementCapabilities = (NULL) ResetCapability = (NULL) OtherDedicatedDescriptions…