Article number
000003545
Affected Versions
All
Source Hypervisor
VMware
Target Hypervisor
VMware

Error: “Cannot generate unique name for disk” when Creating a VPG

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Summary

An administrator may experience a VPG creation failure regarding unique names for a particular VMDK cannot be generated.

Root Cause

This error occurs when the protected VM has more then 5 volumes with the same name.

Symptoms

Creation of a VPG fails with the following error:

Protection group creation. Failed: Cannot generate unique name for diskname.vmdk on datastore [Datastore <MoRef ID>, server <UUID>] (tried 20 suffixes)

Solution

To workaround this issue, kindly engage Zerto Support to assist.