Cannot meter NSX-V post upgrade to Usage Meter 4.7 getting the error: "Collection error: NullPointerException"
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Cannot meter NSX-V post upgrade to Usage Meter 4.7 getting the error: "Collection error: NullPointerException"

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Article ID: 345971

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

  • The article will provide you with the workaround to meter NSX-V with Usage Meter version 4.7



Symptoms:
  • Post upgrade  to Usage Meter 4.7, the customer is getting the error: "Collection error: NullPointerException" for NSX-V.



Environment

VMware vCloud Usage Meter 4.x

Cause

  • The issue is when the created edges in NSX-V configured with Usage Meter, does not have a Virtual Machine appliance deployed.

Resolution

  • This is a known issue. VMware is aware of it. There is a workaround.


Workaround:
  • To workaround the issue, remove all the unhealthy and incorrectly configured edges from the NSX-V.

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Additional Information

Impact/Risks:
  • Will not be able to meter NSX-V in Usage Meter version 4.7.