E1000/E1000E networking bug with 5.1 U2

A new KB was released explaining issues with E1000 adapters on ESXi 5.1 U2 due to memory leak in the E1000 back end in ESXi 5.1 Update 2.

Per article the bug can result in intermittent network traffic and disconnected network adapters.

For workaround please check out http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2072694

Bulent Tolu

Bulent Tolu

Sr. Systems Engineer at VMware
Bulent is an IT professional with Master's in MIS and 10-years of experience in broad range of Information Technologies. He is exposed to engineering/architecting, implementation/integration, and administration of various high-available IT systems and infrastructure. He has a passion to continually research, test and evaluate new technologies and follow industry best practices to secure and optimize IT systems. Currently, he lives in Istanbul and works as a Sr. Systems Engineer at VMware.
Bulent Tolu

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