Clustered Data ONTAP 8
Data ONTAP 7 and earlier
ESX host does not see NFS export from the Storage System
The most common cause is that the NFS option "
root=" or "
rw="was not set to the VMkernel port IP address.
- NFS is not licensed.
- Other NFS export options are not set properly.
- Volume does not exist.
This article describes the procedure that should be followed to mount an NFS export to a VMware ESX server. The VMware requires 'root' mount permissions.