VMware SmartState Analysis Fails - NBD_MALFORMED_NAME in CloudForms 3.2

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  • I am running into an error when executing a SmartState analysis.
1.) I've installed the VDDK (v. 5.5)  on the worker.  
2.) I have set the EVM server relationship.  
3.) I've double checked the host credentials validate.
  • This is the error.
Unable to mount file system Reason:[VixDiskLibApi#open (err code=3 - VIX_E_INAVALID_ARG): NBD_MALFORMED_NAME - [VM DATASOTRE] something/something.vmdk]


  • Red Hat CloudForms 3

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