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Datastore Grayed Out

Posted on 2014-11-19
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One iSCSI datastore is greyed out and its in Italic . Five ESXi hosts are connected and only one is showing Normal rest all 4 are showing "Warning" and greyed out.
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If you perform a Re-SCAN in the iSCSI Storage Adaptor, do them come back?

do you need them to be mounted and available ?
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by:Hitesh
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No It didn't come back, its still showing as Inactive
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I assume this is shared storage iSCSI ?

have you checked on the SAN, the mappings are still correct ?

how did this error occur ?
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by:Hitesh
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Ya its shared iSCSI storage, mappings are correct and working fine with two ESXi Host without any problem and one VM is also running. But somehow its "Inactive" with other 4 ESXi hots.
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Do those ESXi hosts have other datastores mapped and connected to the same iSCSI SAN ?
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Moved working VM to another datastore and Dismount/Mount on datastore solved the problem.
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