Article number
000003436
Affected Versions
All
Source Hypervisor
All
Target Hypervisor
vCD

Why on ZVM with VCD, Pre-seed volume are not listed on the ZVM.

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Root Cause

The Datastore is not added to the ZVM on the Datastore "Provider Configuration window" correctly and it is not configured to be used by the ZVM for pre-seed disks.

Symptoms

The Datastore is checked on the Datastore Configuration as a provider.
Still when "unlisted datastore can be used for all purposes"
The ZVM does not allow the disks to be used for pre-seed (volume are not listed on the ZVM) 
 

Solution

From the ZVM on the Site settings:
Accessed from Site Settings > Cloud Settings tab > Datastore Configuration area

In the Provider vDCs area (top), click Add.
And Configure Provider > "Provider Datastore" you will specifically need to select the "pre-seed" possibility to that datastore from the available options: [mirror], [journal] and [pre-seed].