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Create VMFS datastore failed: cannot change the host configuration

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Applies to

  • ESXi hosts connecting to Element storage nodes
    • H series compute nodes
    • non-NetApp ESXi compute hosts
  • SF Series storage nodes
  • H Series storage nodes

Issue

Unable to create or modify existing datastores on Element Software volumes, giving the following messages:

  • Cannot change the host configuration
  • Create VMFS datastore failed: “cannot change the host configuration"

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