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Oracle VM 3: Failure To Import VM (Doc ID 2572916.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While importing a VM, the Oracle VM Manager shows error message like:

Oracle VM Manager error message while importing VM


Import VM to Repository: RESPOSITORYNAME. URL: http://ImportSourceHost/../ImportImage.tar.gz


OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1564566166058/Import VM to Repository: REPOSITORYNAME. URL: http://ImportSourceHost/../ImportImage.tar.gz/Import VM to Repository: REPOSITORYNAME. URL: http://ImportSourceHost/../ImportImage.tar.gz, failed. Job Failure Event: 1564566980618/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: OracleVMServerName. Object: cfgFile_VMUUID, PID: 18633, Server error: Command: (['gtar', 'xzf', '/OVS/Repositories/<RepositoryUUID>/VirtualMachines/<VMUUID>/tmp-TMPUUID/ImportImage.tar.gz', '--no-same-owner', '-C', '/OVS/Repositories/<RepositoryUUID>/VirtualMachines/<VMUUID>/tmp-TMPUUID']) failed: returncode: 2, stdout: , stderr: gtar: mnt/VirtualDisks/DISKUUID.img: Wrote only 4096 of 10240 bytesgtar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors, on server: OracleVMServerName, associated with object: cfgFile_VMUUID [Wed Jul 31 10:52:21 PST 2019]


Trying to import a VM.


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