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VMware ESXi host lost access to iSCSI target portal

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Applies to

  • ONTAP
  • VMWare

Issue

During network/iSCSI session interruption, ESXi host lost access to all datastores/LUN on HA pair.
 
Example:
Node 1
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware at IP addr abc
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.warning:notice]: ISCSI: New session request from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware, a session from this initiator already exists.
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware:nsnesx32 at IP addr abc


Node 2
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware at IP addr abc
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.warning:notice]: ISCSI: New session request from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware, a session from this initiator already exists.
iswt_admin_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1998-01.com.vmware at IP addr abc

 

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