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Provision datastore task fails as Virtual Storage Console is unable to select a host

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Virtual Storage Console


When provisioning a datastore at the ESXi level using Virtual Storage Console (VSC), a pop up error is thrown (as seen in the vSphere WebClient):

"There are no hosts under the selected item. You must select a datacenter, cluster, or host for the provisioning operation to work successfully"


The error is generated when selecting the following in the vSphere WebClient: Host and Clusters > right-click on a ESXi host > click NetApp VSC > Provision Datastore

In VSC's kamino log, the following Null Pointer Exception (NPE) is seen:

2018-11-05 20:52:12,476 (pool-1207-thread-1) ERROR [EsxHostTaskManager] - Unable to get hostsystem info for: HostSystem:host-765 @ https://<vcentername>:443/sdk.
 at com.netapp.kamino.server.duplicator.EsxHostTaskManager.getHostInfo(
 at com.netapp.kamino.server.duplicator.EsxHostTaskManager$
 at com.netapp.kamino.server.duplicator.EsxHostTaskManager$
 at java.util.concurrent.Executors$
 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$


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