Space in the VM names on VMware Hypervisor causes fence_vmware_soap to fail with "Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available".

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

Trying to fence a node using fence_vmware_soap fails with the following error.

ERROR: Failed: Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7 , 8 (with the High Availability Add Ons)
  • VMware virtual machine

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