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Oracle VM: Virtual Disk Creation Fails With "<Filename>.img" is not contained on filesystem.." (Doc ID 2481515.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.4 and later
Linux x86-64


Attempt to create a Virtual Disk on an NFS repository fails with the following error:

OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1533708090345/Create Virtual Disk: <diskname> on Repository: <repository_name>/Create Virtual Disk: <diskname> on Repository: <repository_name>, failed. Job Failure Event: 1533708167816/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: <hostname>. Object: <diakname>, PID: 29016, Server error: 'File "/OVS/Repositories/<repository_id>/VirtualDisks/<disk_id>.img" is not contained on filesystem "nfs on <IP_address>:/<share_name>"' , on server: <hostname>, associated with object: <disk_id>.img [Wed Aug 08 08:02:48 CEST 2018]

Further investigation unveils the following relevant error in ovs-agent.log on the Oracle VM Server host named <hostname> above:

[2018-08-07 13:26:23 23330] INFO (storageplugin:125) Exception: 'File "/OVS/Repositories/<repository_id>/VirtualDisks/<diskname>.img" is not contained on filesystem "nfs on <IP_address>:/<share_name>""
[2018-08-07 13:26:23 23330] ERROR (base:253) async call exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/api/host/", line 251, in ovs_async_proc
   output = function(*args)
 File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/", line 110, in wrapper
   return func(*args)
 File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/api/", line 244, in storage_plugin_create
   return storage_plugin(impl_name, *params)
 File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/api/", line 120, in storage_plugin
   result = plugin_method(*params)
 File "/opt/storage-connect/plugins/oracle/generic/", line 467, in create
   fr = GenericNFSPlugin.resize(ss_record, fs_record, fr, size, sparse)
 File "/opt/storage-connect/plugins/oracle/generic/", line 495, in resize
   return GenericNFSPlugin.getFileInfo(ss_record, fs_record, file_record)
 File "/opt/storage-connect/plugins/oracle/generic/", line 510, in getFileInfo
   raise InvalidValueEx(error)
InvalidValueEx: 'File "/OVS/Repositories/<repository_id>/VirtualDisks/<diskname>.img" is not contained on filesystem "nfs on <IP_address>:/<share_name>"'


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