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Enabling vCenter Server HA fails with a more than one datastore error (2147761)

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  • Enabling vCenter Server High Available fails with the error:

    vCenter HA does not support an Active node having disks on more than one datastore.

  • The virtual machine has a snapshot or ISO attached to the CD/DVD drive.


This issue is caused by the vCenter Server Appliance having a snapshot or ISO attached when enabled vCenter Server HA.


To resolve this issue:
  1. Remove snapshots from the virtual machine.
  2. Set the CD/DVD drive to Client Device.

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