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Questions tagged [ovirt]

oVirt is an opensource server and desktop virtualization management system

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(libvirt + oVirt) Migrating libvirt server to oVirt

I have two centOS 7 servers using the same network. One with libvirt, with some machines connected on it, and another one with oVIRT 4.2. I'd like to export the libvirt machines to the oVirst 4.2 ...
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Apply Network Filter to Ovirt Guest without Rebooting

I am trying to change the clean-traffic IP address for a oVirt Guest VM. It works as long as I reboot the VM. ( Changed from within the Guest Virtual Machine Network Settings ) But for a production ...
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unable to find valid certification path to requested target on oVirt

I installed latest CentOS 7 yesterday. Clean install. And I follow this tutorial: https://www.ovirt.org/documentation/install-guide/chap-Installing_oVirt.html The only different is I configured httpd ...
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Is it possible to migrate bare-metal ovirt host+engine to self-hosted without full cluster rebuild?

I have ovirt cluster of 2 CentOS hosts. Host1: host for regular VMs + bare-metal ovirt-engine Host2: host for regular VMs They have shared NFS storage. Is it possible to migrate to self-hosted system ...
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Clean LUN on HP MSA P2000 G3

I am trying to deploy a self-host oVirt Engine on a SAN HP MSA P2000 G3 LUN. I created a Vdisk and a volume via the Storage Management Utility (SAN GUI). The volume is already containing data because ...
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oVirt qemu-kvm listening on wrong IP

I'm new to oVirt but managed to configure it and take over the console on an IPv4 network, using VNC instead of spice. However, I've noticed that the qemu-kvm process only binds to the IPv4 interface ...
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How to upgrade librbd1 and librados2 for oVirt 4.2.x (node ng)

oVirt 4.2 comes with librbd1 und librados2 from the Ceph Hammer release which is 0.94.5. I need to update both libraries to the luminous version which is 12.x. because my ceph server is not able to ...
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Is it ok to add the EPEL Repo to a ovirt node ng install?

I am missing some tools on my ovirt nodes, which has been installed via the ovirt node ng installer. My idea is to yum install epel-release. But I don't want to mix up versions of ovirt packages with ...
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Why does ovirt VM using ceph disk stay in “waiting for launch” status

My setup comprises of ceph mimic (centos 7, setup with ceph-ansible), cinder/keystone combo on pike release, and ovirt 4.2.5.1. The external cinder provider is setup and I can create disks. When ...
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How to regenerate the initrd for an ovirt node manually via shell?

While deploying gluster on an existing ovirt cluster I was forced to create a new initrd because there was a config change in /etc/multipath.conf. So I did a dracut -f to regenerate the initrd. Turns ...
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Will disabling global maintenance mode of an ovirt cluster start an accidentally shutdown engine?

Due to upgrading the ovirt self-hosted engine I had the cluster in global maintenance mode. I was not aware, that issuing shutdown -r now within the engine VM will in fact not reboot the engine, but ...
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Un-deploy hosted engine from node before minor upgrade?

A node in our ovirt cluster shows an available upgrade. The node has the hosted engine deployed on it, but it is currently served on another node. Do I need to un-deploy the hosted engine first before ...
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Adding an ovirt Node. Which version to choose?

I have an existing ovirt 4.1 cluster to which I would like to add a new node. Do I need to install the exact Node version the other nodes are running on? Or is it ok to use the latest minor version ...
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ovirt 3.6 to ovirt 4.2 Migration

We are running Ovirt3.6 version in our prod, we want to upgrade to 3.6 to 4.2. At present we have 2 (hyp A & hyp B)physical host ovirt 3.6 is running with self hosted engine with data domain and ...
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oVirt: use host IP address instead of FQDN for SPICE console

I have deployed a test setup of oVirt. Few days ago we restarted hoste-engine and VM-Hosts servers. Before restarting I was able to connect to guests using SPICE console just fine. The console.vv file ...
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ovirt-node-upgrade command not found

I want to upgrade a oVirt Node offline without using oVirt Engine. I found a pretty good way to do it on the website documentation but the command seems not being installed on the oVirt Node 4.1.7. Do ...
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Error 404 for centos-sclo-rh-release when trying to install oVirt 4.2

Hello there, I am trying to install oVirt 4.2 on my CentOS 7.4 machine. Unfortunately, yum keeps telling me that he cannot find http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/sclo/x86_64/rh/repodata/repomd.xml....
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Convert VM (redhat virtualization 3.5) to a physical server

I have a virtual machine running on red hat virtualization 3.5, i need to convert that VM to a physical server. (mainly due to a performance issue) my volume groups as follows NAME ...
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Cloud-init local stage on FreeBSD

I have installed cloud-init on FreeBSD, from the pkg repository. FreeBSD is running on oVirt, using the config-drive datasource. I use it to set a different hostname of the machine on boot. My ...
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Ovirt Hosted Engine live migration

I have trouble with live migration HE in ovirt. I have 2 nodes. My nodes if i migrate HE to other node, i getting an error My error Ovirt version 4.1 If i run host-deploy on node, i getting an ...
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Access VM Console through Smart Phone

Hey guys I need some little help. I have a KVM and used oVirt for the management of VMs. What I want is that my client will log on to their account and access their virtual machine using their Smart ...
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ovirt self-hosted engine High Availability

I now install a hosted engine on our machine. What we want is if the engine-Vm shutdown,it will migrate to another host and start it's function. But the engine-VM can not set the High Availability ...
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Bypassing SSO property on oVirt 4.0

I have upgraded oVirt engine from 3.6 to 4.0, after the upgrade i could not access the webadmin portal, the welcome page displays this message: The client is not authorized to request an ...
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How to add LVM logical volume data domain with iSCSI as storage type on oVirt?

I am trying to add a storage domain on oVirt with iSCSI as storage type, first i need to know whether i am doing this correctly.My understanding is there must be a storage server (target) and ...
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Where should iso and data domains be located on oVirt platform?

I'm a newbie to ovirt and i have some questions about nfs storage in ovirt, so where should iso and data domains be located? on the machine running ovirt engine or on a host? and when you add a ...
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RHEVM 3.1.0 + ipa 4.2.0 domain authentification

There are good working RHEVM 3.1.0. There are external domains? wich added to RHEVM for authorization for distribution rights in RHEVM. Domains are ipa (3.0) and windows. Everything is working. Now I ...
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Extending oVirt hosted engine disk on FC using LVM?

I have a question regarding extending oVirt hosted engine disk. I've checked documentation and the is no information about extending hosted-engine disk. I am using FC storage. Until now I have located ...
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No High Availability on oVirt Self-Hosted Engine Cluster

I'm trying out oVirt's cluster HA for virtual machines (specifically Red Hat Virtualization 4.0, but I'm not having any luck getting the Manager VM to be highly available. The steps I took are ...
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oVirt v4 network connectivity within VM's

I'm running 2 instances of oVirt. the first is oVirt 3.5 and everything is great. I recently set up Version 4.0.1.1-1.el7.centos and I'm having issues within VM's. I spun up a VM from the Glance ...
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oVirt engine 3.6 in local Internet **connectionless** network

I wanna use oVirt engine 3.6 in my Internet connectionless network. I installed oVirt with yum over internet. After that I tried to work offline. When I go offline Web Interface it still works fine. ...
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how to backup centos7 that run several vm's with ovirt

I have a centos 7 machine. on this machine I've created several VM's using ovirt. I want to create a backup that machine(all the vm's and the server itself). I know there are many way to backup a ...
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ovirt change export path

I have 3 NICs in all of my machines. All NFS traffic should be going across the second NIC, but I accidentally set up one of my data stores using the first NIC. Is it possible to change the export ...
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oVirt exported VM

I made a backup of an oVirt managed VM and I'd like to check its integrity in other virtualization softwares. Unfortunately, the import process fails in VirtualBox with the following error: Error ...
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Failed to read VM '[Empty Name]' OVF, it may be corrupted

When importing a VM from virt-p2v into rhev/ovirt, I am greeted with a Failed to read VM '[Empty Name]' OVF, it may be corrupted when I visit the VM import tab. The engine.log gives this unhelpful ...
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Create an Ovirt cluster Node first, Engine later

this is the current state in my company - non relevant details omitted: we have a production server which hosts a CRM in a VM using virtualbox. Let call this server "SMALL" as it is a small tower ...
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Adding additional Storage domain NFS for ovirt 3.5

I wanted to add an additional storage domain for my ovirt setup, but my problem is that everytime I try to add the Data / NFS I get this error: 2015-09-23 16:07:46,752 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core....
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Is there any way to lock/unlock a Hosted Engine in oVirt?

I have a weird situation with my Hosted Engine in oVirt. We have an oVirt cluster set up using gluster as the storage for the engines isos and all the information. About a week ago two of the three ...
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Recover an oVirt Hosted Engine Crash

I have an oVirt setup, and recently yum updated all packages in hosts and hosted engine. Problem is I can't start the hosted engine. After a while if you issue the command: hosted-engine --vm-status ...
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Newbie to KVM/oVirt/ovs looking for clarity

I have some experience with vSphere, but am looking to get up and running with KVM. I've been looking at using oVirt as a VCenter type manager but, being new to all things server/Linux/virtualisation,...
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Manage oVirt environment

I'm starting to deploy oVirt in one of my works, and I have a lot of questions about how to manage everything when you start using it. First I'll describe my setup. I have three machines, two ...
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Ovirt Manual Start Up

Interesting question: Was just interesting. In a worse case scenario you would not be able to start up a VM. Anyone else have a method to start a VM manually using CLI? Of the oVirt Manager GUI (...
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How to Seal Windows 7

I'm trying to prepare Windows 7 Template, i have used Sysprep.exe with the following options: Under System Cleanup Action, select Enter System Out-of-Box-Experience (OOBE). Tick the Generalize check ...
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rhev and number of cpus

I use RHEV-M to manage a cluster which has several RHEV hypervisor nodes. Currently, each node has 2 CPU sockets. My question is can I add to the RHEV cluster another node which has 4 sockets, and ...
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oVirt: access external Provider through Proxy

Today I updated my ovirt-engine to 2.4 and noticed the external Provider "ovirt-node-repository" (Openstack/Glance) that is now configured by default. The URL of this external provider is http://...
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ovirt vdsm vlan - cant create virtual lan only wan port

I installed ovirt 3.3 on fedora 19 on my server. The Server has one ethernet connection, and it is a WAN so I don't have a LAN ip, or DHCP. I set a bridged interface (ovirtmgmt) on this interface ...
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Installing oVirt manager on an ovirt-node

Is there a way to install the ovirt manager on to an ovirt-node? All of the documentation points to getting the manager up and running before setting up a node. Wondering if it is possible to not ...
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What is the difference between RHEV and oVirt?

When I read the wikipedia articles about RHEV and oVirt, I can't really figure out why Red Hat have both projects, as they seam to solve the same problem? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RHEV http://en....