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Cannot add new machines to vCenter Configuration Manager using the short name (2030768)
- Cannot add a new machine to vCenter Configuration Manager (vCM) using the short name
- Adding a new machine to vCM using the short name fails
- You see the error:
Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'machine_id', table 'VCM.dbo.ecm_sysdat_machine_state'; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails.
The statement has been terminated.
To resolve this issue:
- Navigate to Administration > Settings > General Settings > Collector.
- Scroll to the bottom of the list.
- Locate and disable the Use FQDN, where known, in place of NetBIOS name setting.
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