You might experience an exception during the NFS datastore creation in the bring-up process.

Problem

If intermittent network connectivity occurs during the bring-up process, the process might fail during the ESX: Create NFS Datastore task with the following exception:

Exception trying to create NAS DS on host host-ip-address

Intermittent network connectivity to an ESXi host during the bring-up process.

Procedure

In the bring-up user interface, click the Retry button to perform the task and proceed with the bring-up process.