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vmware probe errors: Inventory update failed. Sending resource alarm


Article ID: 208658


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DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES CA Unified Infrastructure Management On-Premise (Nimsoft / UIM)


We are using vmware probe 7.15 and 7.14 and we are seeing the below errors and also probe crashes. 

Feb 04 11:24:41:132 [Data Collector - avasp-vc65, vmware] vmware inventory alarm update started
Feb 04 11:24:41:132 [Data Collector - avasp-vc65, vmware] axxxxx5 : inventory update failed.
Feb 04 11:24:41:132 [Data Collector - avasp-vc65, vmware] java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
 at java.util.HashMap$HashIterator.nextNode(
 at java.util.HashMap$
 at com.nimsoft.probe.application.vmware.sdk.Inventory.updateHostServicesExclusions(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.application.vmware.sdk.Inventory.updateArrayMetrics(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.application.vmware.sdk.Inventory.update(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.application.vmware.sdk.VmwareSession.updateInventory(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.common.ctd.CtdSession.doInventoryUpdate(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.application.vmware.collector.VmwareDataCollector.executeSessionUpdateInventory(
 at com.nimsoft.probe.common.ctd.ProbeDataCollector.execute(
 at java.util.concurrent.Executors$
 at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.runAndReset(
 at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.access$301(
 at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$
 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$

Feb 04 11:24:41:148 [Data Collector - axxxxx5, vmware] Inventory update failed. Sending resource alarm
Feb 04 11:24:41:148 [Data Collector - avxxxxx5, vmware] java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Attempting to add relationship that already exists. 

After these errors the probe stops may crash nd the probe may generate an alarm with message "inventory update failed."
After this alarm the probe may stop sending QoS and alarms until it is restarted.


Code issue 


Release : 20.3

Component : UIM - VMWARE 7.15


Vmware probe build version: vmware-7.14HF3 should resolve these issues.

Engage Support to request this Hotfix


vmware-7.1.4-HF3 (1) get_app