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SnapCenter failed to discover the VMDK disks

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Applies to

  • Snapcenter Server 
  • Snapcenter plug-in for windows


VMDK disks are failed to discover on all the plug-in hosts with following exception.


ERROR SMCore_368 PID=[4992] TID=[49] WebException Encountered, Response null
ERROR SMCore_368 PID=[4992] TID=[49] Exception in method: InvokeXML.
System.Net.WebException: The remote name could not be resolved: 'mit-snapcenter1'
   at System.Net.WebClient.UploadDataInternal(Uri address, String method, Byte[] data, WebRequest& request)
   at System.Net.WebClient.UploadString(Uri address, String method, String data)
   at SnapMgrHelper.RestAdapter.InvokeThroughWebClient(InvokeParams invokeParams, WebHeaderCollection& responseHeaders, String data)
   at SnapMgrHelper.RestAdapter.InvokeXML[TReq,TRes](TReq request, String methodType, String remoteURL, Boolean xmlSerializer, Boolean removeXMLNamespace, Boolean dataContractDeserializer, Boolean logRequest, Boolean logResponse, Boolean addContentTypeForGET) : Detailed Exception The remote name could not be resolved: 'snapcenter' : BaseException System.Net.WebException: The remote name could not be resolved: 'snapcenter'



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