Failed to load ESXi host host-xxxxx: NoPermission

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Creating pvc with storageClass type thin prompting below errors:
2022-07-14T18:12:23.936856861+05:30 E0714 12:42:23.936822       1 shared_datastore.go:173] SharedHost.getNodeHosts: unable to fetch hosts from datacenter Datacenter:datacenter-xxxxx:  NoPermission
2022-07-14T18:12:23.936856861+05:30 E0714 12:42:23.936841       1 vsphere.go:1398] Failed to get shared datastore: NoPermission
  • The vmware-vsphere-csi-driver-operator-xxxxxxxx pod throws NoPermission error as shown below:
2022-07-14T17:39:29.645763036+05:30 E0714 12:09:29.645731       1 check_nodes.go:148] error getting host for node failed to load ESXi host host-xxxxx: NoPermission
2022-07-14T17:39:29.662417550+05:30 E0714 12:09:29.662386       1 vsphere_environment_checker.go:82] marking cluster as un-upgradeable: failed to load ESXi host host-xxxxxx: NoPermission


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)

    • 4.10
  • VMware vSphere

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