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NFS mounted VMware datastores cannot be accessed and may show incorrect space

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Applies to

  • NFS
  • VMWare


NFS mounted VMware datastores cannot be browsed and may show 0KB space.

Attempts to access them from VSphere leads to a hang symptom and ends with an error. 

ESX  logs show "All Paths Down" error entries. 

ping commands between the ESX host and the NFS LIF work fine

NFS export shows mounted. 

Contents of the datastore can't be listed


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