VMware vSphere Client could not connect to vCenter version 5.1.0

Recently we had an issue, where we were unable to connect to one of our VMware ESXi vCenter’s (v5.1.0) with vSphere Client. Everything worked, all virtual machines were up, except vCenter. Digging deeper, the log files revealed the following: 2014-09-19T09:01:09.494+03:00 [02156 warning ‘Default’] [VdbStatement] SQL execution failed: cleanup_events_tasks_proc 2014-09-19T09:01:09.494+03:00 [02156 warning ‘Default’] [VdbStatement] Execution elapsed […]

Building OpenSSL with Visual Studio 2010 for x64 / Win64 causes error

Today I was trying to build the latest OpenSSL 1.0.1c with Visual Studio 2010. Following instructions form the INSTALL.W32, I was able to successfully build the 32-bit version. Trying the same with 64-bit (x64) version, again following the official instructions from INSTALL.W64. To build for Win64/x64: > perl Configure VC-WIN64A > ms\do_win64a > nmake -f […]

Visual Studio Form Editor: To prevent possible data loss before loading the designer, the following errors must be resolved

This is not the first time. I have seen this error message in the past (probably multiple times), and every time I look to this error and I do not understand, why it appeared and how to fix it. I read the text, projects not referenced, projects have been built… wait… yes, projects must be […]