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VNX: Unable to expand LUN from VMWare, but able to do so from storage array. (customer viewable).

Summary: Customer has VASA enabled/configured, but unable to expand LUN from VSphere. We were able to expand the LUN from within Unisphere.

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Symptoms
Customer has VASA enabled/configured, but unable to expand LUN from VSphere, However, we were able to expand the LUN from within Unisphere.  We also had verified that VASA was enabled/configured.
Cause
Customer had a host side snapshot (VMWare) that was preventing the expansion on VMWare end.
Resolution
Remove hostside (VMWare) snapshot.

Article Properties


Affected Product

Dell EMC Unity, VNX/VNXe

Last Published Date

29 Aug 2022

Version

4

Article Type

Solution