HPSA reports all RHEV VMs have the same Chassis ID and thus won't register VMs

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  • HPSA will fail to register VMs running on RHEV citing duplicate Chassis IDs

  • Errors like the following may be given when trying to register the VM:

ERROR: spin.notUniqueInDatabase - SA was unable to locate the record for this server in the database because more than one record already exists with the chassis ID


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3
  • HP branded hypervisor

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