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OLVM : Importing VM Via KVM Source Fails With Error: 'Failed to communicate with external provider' (Doc ID 2562068.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

 Importing a VM via KVM source fails with 'Failed to communicate with external provider, see logs for additional details'

/var/log/vdsm/vdsm.log shows:

2019-07-03 20:10:07,000+0530 ERROR (jsonrpc/4) [root] error connecting to hypervisor (v2v:198)
2019-07-03 20:11:00,261+0530 ERROR (jsonrpc/3) [root] error connecting to hypervisor (v2v:198)
2019-07-03 20:11:32,881+0530 ERROR (jsonrpc/6) [root] error connecting to hypervisor (v2v:198)
2019-07-03 20:14:22,236+0530 ERROR (jsonrpc/1) [root] error connecting to hypervisor (v2v:198)

Cause

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