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ESXi datastores not accessible with error "device entered the All Paths Down state"

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Applies to

  • VMware ESXi all versions 
  • ONTAP 9


  • All paths down reported by host and lost access to storage
  • Error message(s) seen in the host logs:
    • cpu34:33313)StorageApdHandler: 982: APD Handle Created with lock[StorageApd-0x4304114925b0]
    • [APDCorrelator]:[] Device or filesystem with identifier [x] has entered the All Paths Down state.
    • [APDCorrelator]:[] Device or filesystem with identifier [x] has entered the All Paths Down state.


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