Following events can be seen on Windows 2016 server virtual machine.
Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-NDIS Event ID: 10400 Task Category: None Level: Warning The network interface "Intel (R) PRO/1000 MT Network connection" has begun resetting. There will be a momentary disruption in network connectivity while the hardware resets. Reason: The network driver detected that its hardware has stopped responding to commands.
Above event can be seen for network adapter “vmxnet3 Ethernet Adapter”.
This issue comes either VMWare tools are not installed OR missing the latest update.
Ensure you have latest supported version of VMware tools installed on guest os.
Download link https://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/index.html