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Virtual Storage Console (VSC): SVM missing from Storage Systems menu

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Applies to

  • Virtual Storage Console (VSC) 9.7.1P1
  • ONTAP Tools for VMware (OTV) 9.8, 9.8P1


After successfully discovering a cluster in VSC, one or more SVMs in the cluster are missing from the VSC Storage Systems menu. In vSphere's Recent Tasks, the discovery tasks may report unknown errors.

In the VSC logs, you see some combination of these errors:

VSC vsc.log file:

time [Hostesxia] DEBUG (viapi) - getNfsmountInfo: Datastore name vsandatastore
time [Hostesxia] INFO (viapi) - getMo: moRef.type = Datastore, moRef.Value = Datastore-12
time [Hostesxia] ERROR (HostDiscoverer) - [ipaddress] Discovery completed with error: null

VSC vsc.log file:

Getting scsiLun /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.600a0980xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Skipping scsiLUN processing as no datastore found in cache(discoveryPool) for naa.600a0980xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
initializeDatastoreLookAside: Loading Datastore look-side cache!
ERROR (DiscoveryPool) - initializeDatastoreLookAside: unable to preload datastore look aside map.

VSC out.log file: 

WARNING: ViJava TypeUtil: class java.lang.ClassNotFoundException com.vmware.vijava.vim25.VsanDatastoreInfo


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