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ONTAP Select: Unable to vMotion node due to "Currently connected device backing is not accessible" error

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Applies to

  • ONTAP Select (OTS)
  • VMware vCenter
  • VMware ESXi
  • Issue

When attempting to vMotion an OTS node to another ESXi host to perform maintenance on the source host, a similar error can be see in the vMotion migration wizard in vCenter:

Unable to migrate from <source server> to <destination server>: "Currently connected device" 'Serial port' uses backing 'serial port', which is not accessible.
 

 

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