Image Import Fails, When The Import Format Is Incorrect, With No Displayed Error Messages

(Doc ID 2386221.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

There is a set of images defined in XXX region, that need to be reused in YYY region.

Follow the instructions in this guide:
https://docs.us-phoenix-1.oraclecloud.com/Content/Compute/Tasks/imageimportexport.htm

The import will fail if the QCOW2 format is not selected. The import will appear to start, showing as being executed. However, the imported image never displays in the images list for the YYY region.

Cause

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