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vVol datastores (building blocks) become inaccessible

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Applies to

  • vSphere API for Storage Awareness (VASA) 9.7
  • NetApp Element software


  • vVols building blocks (datastores) suddenly become inaccessible,
  • A review of the VASA provider indicates that the service is running normally as shown below 

vSphere API for Storage Awareness

  • and its correctly registering in vCenter GUI as shown below

vSphere API for Storage Awareness

  • A review of the space on VP also slows that, there is sufficient space under /opt

vSphere API for Storage Awareness

  • vCenter shows the vVol as 'inaccessible':

vSphere API for Storage Awareness


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