[ PCA / OVM ] Attempting to clone, delete or move a Virtual Machine fails with "XX is locked. job info: time: WW name: WW description:Clone XX from YY using clone Customizer ZZ "

(Doc ID 2269183.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance (PCA) and Oracle VM (OVM), it should be possible to move, delete or edit a Virtual Machine at any time.

However it possible that a Compute Node / OVM Server (OVS) or the Unassigned folder has a virtual machine which prevents such operations due to a lock.

The job log will shown an error:


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