Attempting to Start a VM through the VM Manager GUI fails with "OVMAPI_5001E" - "Async command failed Server error: Command: ['xm', 'create' ] stderr: Error: Unable to open config file (Doc ID 2086485.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, when attempting to start a virtual machine in the VM Manager Graphical User Interface (GUI), the job first starts, then lists "child running" and then fails with the following kind of error message :

 The mount point appears to be missing from the output returned by the mount command.

Cause

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