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Unable to delete vVol datastore error: still contains 1 vVols out of which 1 are vSphere HA Datastore Heartbeat vVols

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Applies to

  • vSphere High Availability (HA)
  • vSphere APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA provider)
  • Virtual volumes (vVol)
  • Ontap tools for VMware vSphere (OTV)


Deleting the VVOL datastore fails with an error even when vSphere HA is disabled:

The container could not be deleted- still contains 1 vVols out of which 1 are vSphere HA Datastore Heartbeat vVols. Disable vSphere HA and retry


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