vSphere: Attempting to add NFS datastore – “Error performing operation: Unable to create object, volume Name not valid”

We’ve had this error on ESX 3.5 and 4.0 hosts, both ESX and ESXi. When trying to add a new NFS datastore we get the above error message, both in the vSphere Client and when using the command-line tools. Logging on to the Service Console on an affected host, “esxcfg-nas -l” also results in the […]