Vmware - Broken Path to Datastore

HI All,

There was a broken path to a datastore in my VSphere environment and it had been like that for weeks. I initially thought that it should automatiicaly rectify and we should have to manually rescan the HBA by clicking on the ESXIHost>Configuration>Storage> Then click on RescanALL.

I have just spoken to a VMware engineer level 2 engineer and he said that it will not automatically refresh, we will have to manual rescan in order to recover the broken path. Is this true? will it always require a manual rescan?

Thank you in advance.

Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
How did the path break....

we normally, delete the broken path, and then re-scan, this will the pick-up all the paths.

So I would agree, for the manual re-scan storage adapters.

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