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SnapCenter backups fail with error SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere might not have discovered this disk

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter (SC)
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server (SCSQL)
  • SnapCenter Plug-In for VMware (SCV)
  • VMDK disks

Issue

  • SMCore log file - <installation_path>\Program Files\NetApp\SnapCenter\SMCore\log\SMCore_<id>.log from failed backup job has the error:

DEBUG SMCore_55823 PID=[2132] TID=[87] Response Data: 
<SmDiscoverResourcesResponse>
Result
  _message
    Could not get storage mapping for virtual disk <VMDK Serial #> SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere might not have discovered this disk.
  _errorCode
    -1

 

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