Linux guest crash cycles bacause of VMNET3 Bug in VMware ESX 6.5 Version 13

Behavior and Analysis

After we upgrades the VMWARE Version of an Actifio Appliance from ESX 6.5 Version 9 to 13 (the actual one) this Linux Guest crashed with VMware core dump again and again. Problem analysis was horrible.

Most time VMware HA had restarted the guest it crashed again if i tried to connect via SSH console. So it was a night mare in problem analysis but much time and a lot of retries later we succeded in scp download the vmcore files.

So we could analyse it and found the reason: