Error: “Failed To Create Path (Pathname)” when Creating ExaGrid NFS Repository for LTR
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An administrator when trying to setup an ExaGrid Repository may receive an error from the Zerto GUI.
By default, Exagrid uses NFSv4 when using the directory path "<serverIPaddress>:/<NFS Directory>"
Per the Interoperability Matrix, Zerto currently only supports NFSv3 for LTR Repository use.
When creating a repository for LTR use in the Zerto GUI where the target is an ExaGrid NFS share, Zerto returns with error:
Failed to create path (pathname)
Additionally, the administrator has white-listed all Recovery VRA and Recovery ZVM IP addresses in the ExaGrid NFS share setup.
To workaround this issue, follow the steps below:
When going through the "New Repository" wizard in the Zerto GUI, fill out the form as normal until you reach the Location/Path field.
Force the NFS share to be attached as version 3 by adding prefix "/home1/shares/" ahead of the actual NFS share location. For example:
Continue forward with the New Repository wizard and the Repository should attach without issue.