Windows servers under VM 6 lose network.

Hello,

We are facing the following issue:

We have a VM6 ESXi host, running, 5 windows 2012 and 2012R2 servers. Every now and then, some of the servers are losing their network connection and the only way to restore the network is by logging to vCenter and disabling and enabling the Ethernet of the hosted vm's. After that it works for a couple of days and then we have the same issue again.

Please assist.

Thank you
Comp_supportAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
We have seen this on ESXi 6.0, it's a bug.

But also, check you are using the VMXNET3 interfaces for your VMs. Do not use the E1000 legacy interface, this is just required for installation.
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Bug that I have also experienced.  Seems to be more stable if you use VMXNET3 interfaces other than VMXNET2 or legacy.
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Comp_supportAuthor Commented:
Thnx guys. I will test it and let you know the results.
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Comp_supportAuthor Commented:
The solution worked perfect.

Thank you very much.
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