NSX-T doesn't have IP of Protected Virtual machine deployed on an ESXi
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NSX-T doesn't have IP of Protected Virtual machine deployed on an ESXi

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Article ID: 325429

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Products

VMware NSX Networking

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
  • In NSX T UI--> Virtual Machines --> Double Click Virtual machines --> In the details Ip addresses are not visible
  • REST Call https://1<NsxIp>/api/v1/fabric/vifs--> for a corresponding vif it doesn't have ip address
     for ex: {
            "resource_type": "VirtualNetworkInterface",
            "device_key": "4000",
            "device_name": "Network adapter 1",
            "ip_address_info": [],
            "vm_local_id_on_host": "1",
            "mac_address": "00:50:56:8a:58:2f",
            "owner_vm_id": "500ab75e-e952-6c94-fc27-114784cb5b49",
            "external_id": "500ab75e-e952-6c94-fc27-114784cb5b49-4000",
            "host_id": "f9fecafc-f099-408c-b369-0442629f6632",
            "_last_sync_time": 1521018116780
        }


Environment

VMware NSX-T

Cause

This issue occurs due to:

Virtual machine tools is not installed in the virtual machine and Ip discovery is not configured for that virtual machine.
     
OR

 Virtual machine tools installed in that machine is not supported by the ESXi.

Resolution

To resolve the issue: 

Install/ upgrade the virtual machine tool of the virtual machine to supported version
    

OR

Configure Ip discovery for the virtual machine.