Running NetApp Release 9.6P3 and VMWare ESXi 6.5. I have 3 separate datastores on the NetApp that are presented to the 4 ESXi hosts and all is well. I'm trying to test the process of mounting one of the volume snapshots that NetApp takes throughout the day and mount it as a new LUN in vSphere so I can interact with the virtual machines on that restored LUN. Using the following method, I can get the snapshot mounted and active within the ONTAP System Manager, but in refreshing and scanning new storage on the vSphere side, it never shows up so I'm missing something. In ONTAP, I goto Storage\Volumes and select my Volume. More Actions\Clone\Create\Volume and I give the volume a new name and select an existing Snapshot. After that I goto Storage\LUNs and edit the new volume and enable the only Initiator Group listed which is the same as the production LUNs. After that, I'm not sure what to do as I can never see it in vSphere. Where am I going wrong?