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NDE fails at task attempting to perform the migration from standard switches to vDS

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NetApp HCI


NDE fails at overall 85% during migration tasks from standard to distributed switches. The shows following errors.

2021-03-16T21:47:25.710985Z |  4018 | 5647344 |   HCI-T94-task:11-DeployVcenter      |                 vmwareutils:1583 | DEBUG   | Executing migration for Management_Network -> NetApp HCI VDS 01-Management_Network
2021-03-16T21:47:25.716952Z |  4018 | 5647348 |   HCI-T94-task:11-DeployVcenter      |                 vmwareutils:1695 | DEBUG   | Updating virtual port group Management_Network, nic device vmk0, with spec ( {
   dynamicType = <unset>,
   dynamicProperty = (vmodl.DynamicProperty) [],
   ip = <unset>,
   mac = <unset>,
   distributedVirtualPort = (vim.dvs.PortConnection) {
      dynamicType = <unset>,
      dynamicProperty = (vmodl.DynamicProperty) [],
      switchUuid = '50 23 53 dd 51 29 a4 d1-a0 02 d5 85 4f c3 83 ee',
      portgroupKey = 'dvportgroup-2442',
      portKey = <unset>,
      connectionCookie = <unset>
   portgroup = <unset>,
   mtu = <unset>,
   tsoEnabled = <unset>,
   netStackInstanceKey = <unset>,
   opaqueNetwork = <unset>,
   externalId = <unset>,
   pinnedPnic = <unset>,
   ipRouteSpec = <unset>
2021-03-16T21:48:03.327163Z |  4018 | 5684956 |   HCI-T94-task:11-DeployVcenter      |                        task:536  | ERROR   | (vmodl.fault.HostCommunication) {
   dynamicType = <unset>,
   dynamicProperty = (vmodl.DynamicProperty) [],
   msg = 'An error occurred while communicating with the remote host.',
   faultCause = (vim.fault.NetworkDisruptedAndConfigRolledBack) {
      dynamicType = <unset>,
      dynamicProperty = (vmodl.DynamicProperty) [],
      msg = "A change in the network configuration disconnected the host '' from vCenter Server. The change has been rolled back.",
      faultCause = <unset>,
      faultMessage = (vmodl.LocalizableMessage) [],


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