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Restarting VMware vCenter service triggers large Amount of DRS vMotions

A customer of us was affected by a large number of DRS vMotions and could find that using our vMotion/Storage vMotion report. That report tracks all vMotion and Storage vMotion activities and can be a great help to find large amounts of VM migrations and large vmdk data transfers. vMotion and Storage vMotion report restarting VMware vCenter

He noticed that all the vMotion tasks were triggered by the system (DRS) and at a certain time. Actually some minutes after restarting VMware vCenter.

Our support could help and we pointed the customer to the following VMware KB article 2107950

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