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OTV appliance high CPU usage due to stale 'Hosed Items' entries

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Applies to

ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV) 9.11 and above


  • OTV appliance consumes very high CPU constantly.
  • vCenter shows the CPU usage going up even after increasing the CPU count
  • Gradually, the CPU usage will reach 100%

OTV appliance high CPU usage due to stale Hosed Items entries


  • From OTV shell, the top command shows the processes utilizing the CPU:

OTV appliance consumes very high CPU constantly


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