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"Host connection and power state" Message Due to Network Connectivity Issues

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI
  • VMware vCenter Server 6.7 or 7.0
  • VMware ESXi 6.7 or 7.0

Issue

  • VMware alarm in NetApp SolidFire Active IQ:
    • Alert Name: Host connection and power state
    • Description: Default alarm to monitor host connection and power state
  • Issue coincides with a VMware ESXi host (HCI compute node) that is down due to connectivity issues
    • The host is up and functional but is stuck in (or repeatedly re-enters) the "Not Responding" state in vCenter