My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle VM Server Stuck in "Starting" Status in Manager GUI (Doc ID 2220115.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Reviewed for relevancy: 2018-06-14

Symptoms

Oracle VM Servers are stuck with status "Starting" under "Servers & VMs".

All commands will be greyed out. Therefore no job like "Create VM guest", "Refresh server" can be done from the GUI.

Changes

Added "Server Update Repositories" under the "Server Update Groups" tab.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 1. Restart  ovs-agent on all the effected servers
 2. The rediscover option is greyed out.  Rediscover all the servers from the OVM CLI using following steps
 3. Remove all unused or invalid server update repositories
 4. Example activity
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.