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ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV): Unable to remove old storage system

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ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV)


  • After migrating a cluster to a new network and IP, OTV lists both the new IP and the old IP in the Storage Systems menu.
  • The old IP may be marked as Unknown - #.#.#.#.
  • When attempting to remove the old IP from the Storage Systems menu, OTV reports the following error:

Error occurred while removing Storage System: Unknown - #.#.#.# Reason: org.apache. http.conn.HttpHostConnectException: Connect to #.#.#.#:443 [/#.#.#.#] failed: Connection timed out (Connection timed out)

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