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Starting VM Fails with Error "Caught during invoke method: OVMAPI_2005E [VirtualMachineDbImpl] contains a component xxx in error" (Doc ID 2329213.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.3 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Private Cloud Appliance X8-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64


One specific VM was running on an Oracle VM server which had hardware issue.

When start this VM on another running good Oracle VM server, it failed with the error below:

<Error> <ovm.mgr.api.exception.FormatException> <ovm.mgr.api.exception.IllegalOperationException: OVMAPI_2005E "[VirtualMachineDbImpl] "xxx" a<21903> (VM_NAME)" contains a component "xxx" in error. Error event: vm.error.offline., Summary: Virtual Machine is Offline, Description: Server: "XXX", is Offline. [Sun Nov 12 15:12:11 COT 2017]



 One of the Oracle VM server  went down cause by  hardware issue and a VM without HA was trying to be started up on a working OVS server in the pool


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