"DvsOperationBulkFault exception" error creating DVportgroup
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"DvsOperationBulkFault exception" error creating DVportgroup


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VMware vSphere ESXi


  • In the vCenter Server vpxd.log file you see similar to:
<YYYY-MM-DD><HH:MM:SS> info vpxd[61488] [Originator@6876 sub=vpxLro opID=7bfbea5a] [VpxLRO] -- BEGIN task-2485 -- dvportgroup-25 -- vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPortgroup.reconfigure -- 52aba905-b6a9-477c-ec38-3953557dfc80(52614dbd-9f96-e461-9cea-0fed5327e7ed)
<YYYY-MM-DD><HH:MM:SS> error vpxd[61488] [Originator@6876 sub=DvsCore opID=7bfbea5a] API [applyDVPort] on host [vim.HostSystem:host-15] failed with exception [Fault cause: vim.fault.DvsApplyOperationFault
<YYYY-MM-DD><HH:MM:SS> info vpxd[61488] [Originator@6876 sub=vpxLro opID=7bfbea5a] [VpxLRO] -- FINISH task-2485
<YYYY-MM-DD><HH:MM:SS> info vpxd[61488] [Originator@6876 sub=Default opID=7bfbea5a] [VpxLRO] -- ERROR task-2485 -- dvportgroup-25 -- vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPortgroup.reconfigure: vim.fault.DvsOperationBulkFault:

For more information, see Location of vCenter Server log files
  • In the /var/Log/hostd.log file, you see similar to:
<YYYY-MM-DD><HH:MM:SS> warning hostd[2124672] [Originator@6876 sub=Hostsvc.NetworkProvider opID=7bfbea5a-d3-1433 user=vpxuser:com.vmware.vsan.health] Error setting connectionId 50 36 fa f9 df 6c e3 ba-25 53 97 be a0 14 6a 19-898 : Unable to set DVPort prop com.vmware.common.port.connectid; Status(bad0003)= Not found 


VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5
VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5
VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7
VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0


This is caused by a race condition when a VMotion operation and a DVportgroup reconfigure are happening at the same time.


Wait for about 5 minutes as the portgroup should be pushed to the host again and the error can be safely ignored.