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Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error (2145347)

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Symptoms

  • The vSAN Health check plug-in reports the Component metadata health test as Failed.
  • The component UUID reports the component state as Invalid state.
  • At the cluster level in your vCenter Server > Monitor > Virtual San > Health, you see an error similar to:

Purpose

This article explains how to fix Invalid state components which cause Component metadata health alarms.

Cause

This issue occurs due to an issue in the vSAN Local Log Structured Object Management (LSOM) component that results in components with corrupted metadata.

Note: This issue will not typically impact the availability of any VM objects where the “host failures to tolerate” policy option is greater than zero.

Resolution

This issue is resolved in ESXi 6.0, patch ESXi600-201706001 , available at VMware Patch Downloads. For more information on downloading the patch, see How to download patches in MyVMware (1021623).

Important:
  • If you do not have any invalid state components at this time, upgrading to the patch is sufficient.
  • If your vSAN cluster is reporting invalid state errors before updating to patch ESXi600-201706001, open a Support Request with VMware support and reference this Knowledge Base article (2145347).  For more information about filing a Support request, see How to file a Support Request in My VMware (2006985).

For vSAN 6.5

This is a known issue affecting vSAN 6.5.

This issue is resolved in vSAN 6.6, available at VMware Downloads.

Tags

Component metadata health

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