VMwareTerminal server keeps requiring a reboot

Posted on 2011-03-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
The client is running Vmware esx 4.1 and has windows 2008 terminal servers running on them.
For some reason a couple times a week, the TS become unresponive and need to be rebooted. Cant find anything in the event viewer to help isolate the problem.
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by:Muzafar Momin
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check and increase the virtual memory size and apply windows update
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My VM terminal servers were doing that. It was Symantec Endpoint 11.x. I rolled them back to Symantec AV 10.x and they've been stable ever since.

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All of the TS VM's have 4 GB of memory which should be enough and they all have the latest Microsoft updates on them.
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This is happening on 6 TS all running server 2008 32 bit on VMware ESX 4.1

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