Mount Datastore option grayed out

compdigit44
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In vCenter 6.5 I have a datastore which I unmount but need to mount again. The problem is the option to mount the datastore is grayed out???
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
tried esxcli ?

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No, the strange part is that under the host tab is not showing any host and I do know it is present from our san
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does the LUN appears in storage devices, just needs console to mount it...
Murali SripadaVMware Engineer | vExpert 18/19
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You can try rescan on esxi host assuming everything presented properly to esxi host... Second is check vmkernel log under var/log which can shed some light

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Well we found the issue. Our SAN Admin was work on a Lun and removed the wrong Lun from the SAN. Was he present it again, we were good to go.

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