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Unable to remove warning message in cluster in VMware vCenter Server HA failover initiated on <datastore> (2004802)

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  • You see a warning message for a cluster in VMware vCenter Server:

    HA initiated a failover on datacenter

  • After the warning message appears, you are unable to remove it.
  • No options are present for removal of the warning message.


This issue occurs when a HA failover event occurs in the cluster, which triggers the warning message. This locks the warning message and prevents it from being removed.


To resolve this issue:
  1. Disable HA at the cluster level. For more information, see Disabling VMware High Availability (HA) (1008025).
  2. Enable HA at the cluster level. For more information, see Enabling VMware High Availability and VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler in a cluster (1034280).

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