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NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE) fails during ESXi setup due to boot order

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Applies to

  • NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE)

Issue

  • NDE fails at the overall progress of 46 percent and at 91 percent of the section "Set Up ESXi"
  • Compute nodes are installed with ESXi and booted up
  • Timeout for DeployEsxWorker task observed at the sf-nde.info log file (Can be downloaded from https://storage_MIP_used_for_NDE:442...en_US/nde/logs)

<DATE TIME> | 22868 | 188280082 |    MainProcess-T94-task:12        |                    task:509  | ERROR   | TaskWorker: DeployEsxWorker task_id=task:12 TimeoutError('',)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "sfprime/tasks/task.py", line 502, in start
  File "sfprime/util/fabrixtools.py", line 1634, in wrapper
  File "sfprime/esxi/deployesxi.py", line 186, in _execute
  File "sfprime/util/vmwareutils.py", line 290, in wait_for_esxi_apis
  File "sfprime/util/polltimeout.py", line 57, in check_time_out
TimeoutError

Example screenshots of the failure can be seen at the Additional Information section.

 

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