Attempting to start a VM Fails with OVMAPI_6000E and OVMAPI_5001E " 'xm', 'create' failed (1): stderr: Error: unknown pool XXX (Doc ID 2096902.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, when attempting to start a virtual machine on a VM Server through the manager, the job to start the virtual machine fails with an error in the lines of :

 The pool name in the error doesn't match any current or previous Server Pool defined in the VM Manager GUI.

Cause

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