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Compliance status of a virtual machine does not update when it is migrated between different datastore types (2062710)

Symptoms

When you migrate a virtual machine between different types of datastore using Storage vMotion, for example, between a Virtual SAN datastore and a VMFS datastore, you may experience these symptoms:
  • The compliance status of the virtual machine does not update in the vSphere Web Client.
  • You are unable to see the correct compliance status of the virtual machine the vSphere Web Client.

Resolution

This is a known issue affecting VMware Virtual SAN 5.5.x.

To work around the issue after you migrate the virtual machine, check the Storage Policy compliance.

To check the Storage Policy compliance:
  1. In the vSphere Web Client, select the affected the virtual machine.
  2. Right-click the virtual machine and click All vCenter Actions > VM Storage Policies > Check VM Storage Policy Compliance.

Additional Information

For related information, see About Virtual SAN Datastores in the  VMware vSphere 5.5 Storage Guide.

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