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External PSC storage/core gets filled in vCenter Server 6.5 (2150731)

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  • After installing/upgrading to vCenter Server 6.5 in few external PSCs, the /storage/core are filled continuously. 
  • The folder is 100 % full after every 4-5 hours. 


This issue occurs because of an issue with the vmware-identity-platform.jar file.


Currently, there is no resolution.

To work around this issue:

Note: Ensure to take a snapshot of PSC before proceeding with the steps.

  1. Login to PSC.

  2. Enable WinSCP by running this command:

    # chsh -s "/bin/bash" root

  3. Stop the idm service by running this command:

    /etc/init.d/vmware-sts-idmd stop.

  4. Backup the original file /opt/vmware/lib64/vmware-identity-platform.jar file.

  5. Download the "2150731_vmware-identity-platform.jar" from the attachment and Replace it.

  6. Extract the vmware-identity-platform.jar file from the attachment and replace the jar file.

  7. Start the idm service by running this command:

    /etc/init.d/vmware-sts-idmd start.

  8. Check the service status.


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