Large number of idle sessions from OCP 4 nodes appear in vCenter

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  • Why a large number (between 200 and 300) of idle sessions appear in VMware vCenter originating from OCP 4 cluster nodes?
  • What should be the expected number of sessions originating from OCP 4 cluster nodes that can be observed on VMware vCenter ?


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  • Installer-provisioned infrastructure (IPI) installation method
  • VMware vSphere

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