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Cloning operation concerning a VMware NFS datastore fails with an access denied

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV) 4.x
  • NetApp Data Broker (NDB) 1.0.x
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows (SCW) using VMDKs
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for SQL (SCSQL) using VMDKs
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle (SCO) using VMDKs


Cloning a VMDK resource from SnapCenter Server or NFS datastore from vSphere using the SCV or NDB, fails with:

vob.vmfs.nfs.mount.error.perm.denied:NFS mount <IP_ADDR>:/Sc<UUID> failed: The mount request was denied by the NFS server.
Check that the export exists and that the client is permitted to mount it.


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