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ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere: Unable to add storage system to OTV after renewing ONTAP CA signed certificates

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV) 9.12 - 9.13
  • Certificate Authority signed certificates


After renewing the CA signed certificate for an ONTAP cluster, the following error is seen in OTV when trying to add that cluster/storage system:

An error occurred while adding Storage System. An unspecified error occured when connecting to the controller
Any communication between ONTAP tools plug-in and the storage system should be mutually authenticated


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