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VMware datastore not available after NetApp volume offline

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Applies to

  • ONTAP
  • VMware ESXi 6.5

Issue

  • VMware configuration change causes ONTAP volume out of space condition, snapshots deleted and space is freed allowing ONTAP volume/LUN to online, with no change on VMware, showing 0 bytes free and rescan does not bring datastore back online
  • VMware GUI shows status "Error,Unknown"
  • df -h from ESXi cli shows 0 B Size 0 B Used 0 B Available

Localcli storage nmp device list | less

Localcli storage core device list | less

  • Shows datastore "Status: Not connected"
  • This can also occur due to power failure which causes datastore to go offline
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