Cannot Start/stop Guest Because Guest Status Is Stuck On Stopped On Oracle VM Manager

(Doc ID 1679481.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.1.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The Oracle VM Manager becomes out of sync with the state of a running guest, with the OVM Manger reporting the guest as stopped instead of running.

In the Oracle VM GUI screen vm guest is showing the status as "STOPPED" when in fact the vm guest is running with no problems. When an attempt is made from the GUI to start the guest, 

an error message similar to the message below may be generated:

Cause

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