VMware bug: inconsistent LACP views

There is a bug which makes LACP related views inconsistent. Latest 5.5U1 vCenter is still affected

Create a LAG interface (dvSwitch -> Settings -> LACP):

add_lag

Now open the “Migrate network traffic to LAGs” and enable lag1 interface as standby port (Manage Distributed Port Groups -> Teaming and failover -> select the port group):

move_lag1_as_standby

Let the process complete and reopen the same window:

inconsitent_view1

The lag1 interface is still marked as unused.

If lag1 is deleted, an error occur (The resource ‘lag1’ is in use. Uplink or Link Aggregation group name lag1 is in use by the teaming policy defined at DVPortgroup dvpg-153.):

error_on_delete

Now edit settings on the involved port group (dvSwitch -> Distributed Port Groups -> right click on the port group), and select Teaming and failover:

inconsitent_view2

The lag1 interface is marked ad standby. Move it as unused and now the lag1 interface can be deleted.

Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by Andrea.
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