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OLVM: Live Migration Fails with Error "Failed to migrate" Without Performing Any Operation (Doc ID 2533381.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Live Migrating a VM from host A to host B fails saying only "failed to migrate".

Below are the errors seen in /var/log/ovirt-engine/engine.log:

2019-04-17 18:19:57,277+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.bll.MigrateVmCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] Running command: MigrateVmCommand internal:false. Entities affected : ID: e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86 Type: VMAction group MIGRATE_VM with role type USER
2019-04-17 18:19:57,338+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.MigrateVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] START, MigrateVDSCommand( MigrateVDSCommandParameters:{hostId='c81e3654-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-f9d0e9858aab', vmId='e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86', srcHost='HostA', dstVdsId='10a1e0c9-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-23bd287d1d36', dstHost='HostB:54321', migration,Method='ONLINE', tunnelMigration='false', migrationDowntime='0', autoConverge='true', migrateCompressed='false', consoleAddress='null', maxBandwidth='50', enableGuestEvents='true', maxIncomingMigrations='2',maxOutgoingMigrations='2', convergenceSchedule='[init=[{name=setDowntime, params=[100]}], stalling=[{limit=1, action={name=setDowntime, params=[150]}}, {limit=2, action={name=setDowntime, params=[200]}}, {limit=3, action={name=setDowntime, params=[300]}}, {limit=4, action={name=setDowntime, params=[400]}}, {limit=6, action={name=setDowntime, params=[500]}}, {limit=-1, action={name=abort, params=[]}}]]', dstQem
u='10.178.42.75'}), log id: 151464e1
2019-04-17 18:19:57,339+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.MigrateBrokerVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] START, MigrateBrokerVDSCommand(HostName = HostA, MigrateVDSCommandParameters:{hostId='c81e3654-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-f9d0e9858aab', vmId='e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86', srcHost='HostA', dstVdsId='10a1e0c9-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-23bd287d1d36', dstHost='HostB:54321', migrationMethod='ONLINE', tunnelMigration='false', migrationDowntime='0', autoConverge='true', migrateCompressed='false', consoleAddress='null', maxBandwidth='50', enableGuestEvents='true', maxIncomingMigrations='2', maxOutgoingMigrations='2', convergenceSchedule='[init=[{name=setDowntime, params=[100]}], stalling=[{limit=1, action={name=setDowntime, params=[150]}}, {limit=2, action={name=setDowntime, params=[200]}}, {limit=3, action={name=setDowntime, params=[300]}}, {limit=4, action={name=setDowntime, params=[400]}}, {limit=6, action={name=setDowntime, params=[500]}}, {limit=-1, action={name=abort, params=[]}}]]', dstQemu='10.178.42.75'}), log id: 70a58a5d
2019-04-17 18:19:57,348+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.MigrateBrokerVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] FINISH, MigrateBrokerVDSCommand, log id: 70a58a5d
2019-04-17 18:19:57,351+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.MigrateVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] FINISH, MigrateVDSCommand, return: MigratingFrom, log id: 151464e1
2019-04-17 18:19:57,361+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.dal.dbbroker.auditloghandling.AuditLogDirector] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140025) [9777f5e2-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-da5721ef4e25] EVENT_ID: VM_MIGRATION_START(62), Migration started (VM: Drogon, Source: HostA, Destination: HostB, User: admin@internal-authz).
2019-04-17 18:19:57,513+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.monitoring.VmAnalyzer] (ForkJoinPool-1-worker-12) [] VM 'e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86'(Drogon) moved from 'MigratingFrom' --> 'Up'
2019-04-17 18:19:57,513+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.monitoring.VmAnalyzer] (ForkJoinPool-1-worker-12) [] Adding VM 'e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86'(Drogon) to re-run list
2019-04-17 18:19:57,515+05 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.monitoring.VmsMonitoring] (ForkJoinPool-1-worker-12) [] Rerun VM 'e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86'. Called from VDS 'HostA'
2019-04-17 18:19:57,551+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.MigrateStatusVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140026) [] START, MigrateStatusVDSCommand(HostName = HostA, MigrateStatusVDSCommandParameters:{hostId='c81e3654-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-f9d0e9858aab', vmId='e98b2888-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-4152b8c64e86'}), log id: 2416dd3e
2019-04-17 18:19:57,554+05 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.MigrateStatusVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140026) [] FINISH, MigrateStatusVDSCommand, log id: 2416dd3e
2019-04-17 18:19:57,562+05 WARN [org.ovirt.engine.core.dal.dbbroker.auditloghandling.AuditLogDirector] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140026) [] EVENT_ID: VM_MIGRATION_TRYING_RERUN(128), Failed to migrate VM Drogon to Host HostB . Trying to migrate to another Host.
2019-04-17 18:19:57,604+05 WARN [org.ovirt.engine.core.bll.MigrateVmCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-140026) [] Validation of action 'MigrateVm' failed for user admin@internal-authz. Reasons: VAR__ACTION__MIGRATE,VAR__TYPE__VM,VAR__ACTION__MIGRATE,VAR__TYPE__VM,VAR__ACTION__MIGRATE,VAR__TYPE__VM,SCHEDULING_NO_HOSTS

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