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Error during configuration of vnics: InvalidRequestFault

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Applies to

  • ONTAP Select (OTS)
  • ONTAP Select Deploy (Deploy)
  • VMware vCenter
  • Non-English Windows


  • OTS deployment from Deploy is failing with an error: Error during configuration of vnics: InvalidRequestFault
  • esxadmin.log:
[INFO]  [VM::create] Configuring Network ...
[ERROR] [VM::create] [62] VmNetConnectErr: cannot reconfigure network device 'Adaptateur réseau 1': >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
[ERROR] [VM::create] SOAP Fault:
[ERROR] [VM::create] -----------
[ERROR] [VM::create] Fault string:
[ERROR] [VM::create] Error returned by expat parser: not well-formed (invalid token)
[ERROR] [VM::create] while parsing serialized value of type string
[ERROR] [VM::create] at line 7, column 108

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