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OTV 9.13 The specified Name or IP Address is incorrect when adding storage system

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ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere 9.13 (OTV) and above


  • Adding Storage System in OTV 9.13 dialog presented with error, "The specified name or IP address is incorrect": 

  • If you do click into another field you will be given the opportunity to select ADD

  • After trying to add the cluster you will see the following error, "An error occured while adding Storage System. An unspecified error occured when connecting to the controlller at IP address X.X.X.X."



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