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iSCSI and NFS Protocol see constant disconnects in a VMware environment on ONTAP 9

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.X
  • VMware


  • VMware host is seeing constant lost and failed connections to iSCSI and NFS in vobd.log:
    • iSCSI failed network connections
      • [iscsiCorrelator] 164521086817us: [] Login to iSCSI target on vmhba64 @ vmk5 failed. The iSCSI initiator could not establish a network connection to the target.
      • [iscsiCorrelator] 164504477091us: [] vmhba64 @ vmk6 failed to login to because of a network connection failure.
    • NFS lost network connections
      • [vmfsCorrelator] 218326825824us: [vob.vmfs.nfs.server.disconnect] Lost connection to the server XXX.XXX.XXX.25 mount point /Netapp_NFS, mounted as bfdbebdd-c5d28716-0000-000000000000 ("Netapp_NFS")
      • [vmfsCorrelator] 218348746475us: [esx.problem.vmfs.nfs.server.disconnect] XXX.XXX.XXX.25 /Netapp_NFS bfdbebdd-c5d28716-0000-000000000000 Netapp_NFS


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