Cannot Create VM From Template using Oracle VM Manager: "/bin/dd: invalid conversion: `sparse'"

(Doc ID 1565721.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


OVM server cannot create VM from any of templates downloaded from Oracle Edelivery site.

Oracle VM Manager logs show messages similar to the following:

The server performed an upgrade after enabling the configuration.


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