Attempting to create a new virtual disk hangs. Aborting it throws "com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.JobAbortException: OVMAPI_5000E " ERROR (Doc ID 2057590.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, when attempting to create a virtual disk on a repository such as a iSCSI one or a NFS one, the corresponding file server is getting locked in the Graphical User Interface, and the job to create the new virtual disk hangs.

When aborting the hung job, the AdminServer.log lists a Java exception with the following kind of stack :

 Aborting the job and/or re-creating the VM linked to the virtual disk to re-create it also fails.

Cause

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