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

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2023

Applies to:

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


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.


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


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In this Document
 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

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