New Fault Types Reference

New Fault Types in vSphere API

The VMware vSphere API includes new fault types and new properties for existing faults. This table provides a summary list.

Fault Type New Property
AgentInstallFailed installerOutput
reason
statusCode
CannotAddHostWithFTVmAsStandalone
CannotAddHostWithFTVmToDifferentCluster
CannotAddHostWithFTVmToNonHACluster
CannotDisconnectHostWithFaultToleranceVm hostName
CannotMoveFaultToleranceVm moveType
vmName
CannotMoveHostWithFaultToleranceVm
CloneFromSnapshotNotSupported
ConnectedIso cdrom
filename
CpuHotPlugNotSupported
DasConfigFault event
output
reason
DeviceHotPlugNotSupported
DeviceUnsupportedForVmPlatform
DeviceUnsupportedForVmVersion currentVersion
expectedVersion
DisallowedOperationOnFailoverHost host
hostname
DiskMoveTypeNotSupported
DrsDisabledOnVm
DrsVmotionIncompatibleFault
DrsVmotionIncompatibleFault host
DvsFault
DvsNotAuthorized
DvsNotAuthorized dvsExtensionKey
DvsNotAuthorized sessionExtensionKey
DvsOperationBulkFault
DvsOperationBulkFault hostFault
DvsScopeViolated
DvsScopeViolated entity
DvsScopeViolated scope
EightHostLimitViolated
EVCAdmissionFailed
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUFeaturesForMode
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUFeaturesForMode currentEVCModeKey
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUModel
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUModelForMode
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUModelForMode currentEVCModeKey
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUVendor
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUVendor clusterCPUVendor
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUVendor hostCPUVendor
EVCAdmissionFailedCPUVendorUnknown
EVCAdmissionFailedHostDisconnected
EVCAdmissionFailedHostSoftware
EVCAdmissionFailedHostSoftwareForMode
EVCAdmissionFailedVmActive
FaultToleranceAntiAffinityViolated
FaultToleranceAntiAffinityViolated host
FaultToleranceAntiAffinityViolated hostName
FaultToleranceCpuIncompatible family
model
stepping
FaultToleranceNotLicensed hostName
FaultToleranceNotSameBuild build
FaultTolerancePrimaryPowerOnNotAttempted primaryVm
secondaryVm
FtIssuesOnHost errors
host
hostName
HostIncompatibleForFaultTolerance hostName
reason
HostIncompatibleForRecordReplay hostName
reason
IncompatibleHostForFtSecondary error
host
InsufficientHostCpuCapacityFault requested
unreserved
InsufficientHostMemoryCapacityFault requested
unreserved
InsufficientStandbyCpuResource available
requested
InsufficientStandbyMemoryResource available
requested
InsufficientStandbyResource
InUseFeatureManipulationDisallowed
InvalidBmcRole
InvalidClientCertificate
InvalidDrsBehaviorForFtVm vm
vmName
InvalidIndexArgument key
InvalidIpmiLoginInfo
InvalidIpmiMacAddress observedMacAddress
userProvidedMacAddress
InvalidNasCredentials userName
InvalidNetworkInType
InvalidNetworkResource remoteHost
remotePath
InvalidOperationOnSecondaryVm
InvalidOperationOnSecondaryVm instanceUuid
InvalidPropertyValue
InventoryHasStandardAloneHosts hosts
LicenseAssignmentFailed reason
LicenseDowngradeDisallowed edition
entityId
features
LicenseExpired licenseKey
LicenseKeyEntityMismatch
LimitExceeded limit
property
MemoryHotPlugNotSupported
MethodFault faultCause
faultMessage
MigrationDisabled
MigrationNotReady reason
MissingBmcSupport
MissingNetworkIpConfig
MissingPowerOffConfiguration
MissingPowerOnConfiguration
MultipleCertificatesVerifyFault thumbprintData
NasConfigFault name
NasConnectionLimitReached remoteHost
remotePath
NasSessionCredentialConflict remoteHost
remotePath
userName
NasVolumeNotMounted remoteHost
remotePath
NetworkInaccessible
NoAvailableIp network
NoCompatibleHost error
host
NoHostSuitableForFtSecondary vm
vmName
NoLicenseServerConfigured
NoPermissionOnNasVolume userName
NotSupportedHostInCluster
NotUserConfigurableProperty
NoVcManagedIpConfigured
NoVmInVApp
NumVirtualCpusIncompatible numCpu
reason
OvfAttribute attributeName
elementName
OvfConnectedDevice
OvfConnectedDeviceFloppy filename
OvfConnectedDeviceIso filename
OvfDiskMappingNotFound diskName
vmName
OvfDuplicatedElementBoundary boundary
OvfDuplicateElement
OvfElement name
OvfElementInvalidValue value
OvfExport
OvfFault
OvfHardwareCheck
OvfHardwareExport device
vmPath
OvfHostValueNotParsed property
value
OvfImport
OvfInvalidPackage lineNumber
OvfInvalidValue value
OvfInvalidValueConfiguration
OvfInvalidValueEmpty
OvfInvalidValueFormatMalformed
OvfInvalidValueReference
OvfInvalidVmName name
OvfMappedOsId ovfDescription
ovfId
targetDescription
OvfMissingAttribute
OvfMissingElement
OvfMissingElementNormalBoundary boundary
OvfMissingHardware name
resourceType
OvfNoHostNic
OvfNoSupportedHardwareFamily version
OvfProperty type
value
OvfPropertyExport type
value
OvfPropertyNetwork
OvfPropertyQualifier qualifier
OvfPropertyQualifierDuplicate qualifier
OvfPropertyQualifierIgnored qualifier
OvfPropertyType
OvfPropertyValue
OvfSystemFault
OvfToXmlUnsupportedElement name
OvfUnableToExportDisk diskName
OvfUnexpectedElement
OvfUnknownDevice device
vmName
OvfUnknownDeviceBacking backing
OvfUnknownEntity lineNumber
OvfUnsupportedAttribute attributeName
elementName
OvfUnsupportedAttributeValue value
OvfUnsupportedDeviceBackingInfo backingName
deviceName
elementName
instanceId
OvfUnsupportedDeviceBackingOption backingName
deviceName
elementName
instanceId
OvfUnsupportedDeviceExport
OvfUnsupportedElement name
OvfUnsupportedElementValue value
OvfUnsupportedPackage lineNumber
OvfUnsupportedSection info
OvfUnsupportedSubType deviceSubType
deviceType
elementName
instanceId
OvfUnsupportedType deviceType
instanceId
name
OvfWrongElement
OvfWrongNamespace namespaceName
OvfXmlFormat description
PowerOnFtSecondaryFailed hostErrors
hostSelectionBy
rootCause
vm
vmName
PowerOnFtSecondaryTimedout timeout
vm
vmName
ProfileUpdateFailed failure
RDMConversionNotSupported device
RecordReplayDisabled
ResourceNotAvailable containerName
containerType
type
RuleViolation rule
SecondaryVmAlreadyDisabled instanceUuid
SecondaryVmAlreadyEnabled instanceUuid
SecondaryVmAlreadyRegistered instanceUuid
SecondaryVmNotRegistered instanceUuid
SSLDisabledFault
StorageVMotionNotSupported
SwitchNotInUpgradeMode
ToolsAlreadyUpgraded
ToolsAutoUpgradeNotSupported
ToolsImageNotAvailable
ToolsImageSignatureCheckFailed
ToolsInstallationInProgress
ToolsUpgradeCancelled
UnconfiguredPropertyValue
UnsupportedVimApiVersion version
UnusedVirtualDiskBlocksNotScrubbed
VAppConfigFault
VAppNotRunning
VAppPropertyFault category
id
label
type
value
VAppTaskInProgress
VirtualDiskBlocksNotFullyProvisioned
VmAlreadyExistsInDatacenter host
hostname
vm
VmConfigIncompatibleForFaultTolerance fault
VmConfigIncompatibleForRecordReplay fault
VmFaultToleranceConfigIssue entity
entityName
reason
VmFaultToleranceInvalidFileBacking backingFilename
backingType
VmFaultToleranceIssue
VmFaultToleranceOpIssuesList errors
warnings
VmfsAlreadyMounted
VmfsAmbiguousMount
VmfsMountFault uuid
VMOnConflictDVPort
VmPowerOnDisabled
VmValidateMaxDevice count
device
max