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SCW FS clone is failing with error "Could not get the iSCSI initiator."

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FormatApplies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-In for Windows 4.6 (SCW)
  • SnapCenter Plug-In for VMWare 4.6 (SCV)
  • Raw Device Map luns (RDM)


  • SCW File system (FS) backup fails with "Could not get the iSCSI initiator."
  • Disk Refresh for a Host in SC UI shows the luns as dedicated disks instead of 'Raw Device Map luns',
  • SCW log shows the error:

Failed to get vmfs datastore name for disk '111A1AA1aaaa'.
Get VMFS Datastore failed for disk '111A1AA1aaaa' - exception. reason = Failed to get vmfs datastore name for disk '111A1AA1aaaa'.

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