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Oracle VM: How To Regenerate The Oracle VM Manager 3.3.x/3.4.x DB (Doc ID 2038168.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

This process will regenerate Oracle VM Manager Database when an Oracle VM Manager Database is not available, or if the Oracle VM Manager Database is corrupt.

Example of possibles issues, persistently receiving one or more of these issues constitutes a corrupt db.

Examples of an ObjectNotFoundException Error:

No such object (level 1):
ObjectNotFoundException: No such object (level 1):
odof.exception.ObjectNotFoundException: No such object (level 1):
com.oracle.odof.exception.ObjectNotFoundException: No such object (level 1)
Additional  messages in the AdminServer.log
java.io.IOException: Broken pipe
Example of a java.lang.RuntimeException error
java.lang.RuntimeException:  and java.lang.NullPointerException
   

Additional checks can be done by running ovmDBCheck.sh as given in the DOC 2666107.1

This Regenerate process will not affect the running OVM servers or VMs.

[The steps in this documented will need to be run as root user] 

Solution

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