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SCV failed to attach a clone for GFR from secondary backup

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV)
  • Guest File Restore (GFR)


Cannot perform restore with GFR from secondary storage, operation is failing with an error.
  • GUI:
Error: Failure while attaching disk to guest: Unable to mount datastore <Datastore> in backup: <Backup_ID>
Failed to create LUN clone null on volume null null
  • Logs:
c.n.a.s.c.SnapManagerStorageServiceImpl : [JobId:25936] Mount Backup failed: None of the host initiators <FC_INITIATOR> are logged into the controller. Resolution: Please make sure the supplied inititators are logged in.
c.n.a.m.VmfsMountStrategy : retry with different adapter type:ISCSI

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