Refreshing the Storage on a VM Server fails with "OVMAPI_B000E Storage plugin commandfailed for storage server and " I/O error while communicating with HTTP server: Connection refused" (Doc ID 2085486.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, when attempting to refresh the storage of a given VM Server which is listed as running, the job fails with the following kind of error message :

 Shortly thereafter, the VM server is no longer listing as running in the VM Manager Graphical User Interface :

 

Cause

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