On each node VM, enable the disk.EnableUUID parameter, so that the VMs can successfully mount the virtual disks.

Perform these steps for each of the VM nodes that participate in the cluster.


Note: To avoid errors and unpredictable behavior, do not take snapshots of CNS node VMs.


  1. In the vSphere Client, right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings.
  2. Click the VM Options tab and expand the Advanced menu.
  3. Click Edit Configuration next to Configuration Parameters.
  4. Configure the disk.EnableUUID parameter.
    If the parameter exists, make sure that its value is set to True. If the parameter is not present, add it and set its value to True.
    Name Value
    disk.EnableUUID True