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Oracle VM - Error While Copying The Image with Vbox-img: The Image Is Too Small Or Too Large For This Format (Doc ID 2598551.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Linux x86-64


Error when exporting a VM to a Virtual Appliance in Oracle VM Manager.

Oracle VM Manager error message details:
Message: OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1529960405493/Export VM: <vm_name> to Virtual Appliance <vm_name>/Export VM: <vm_name> to Virtual Appliance <vm_name>, failed. Job Failure Event: 1529961457808/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: <vm_server>. Object: <vm_name>, PID: 21058, Server error: Command: ['vbox-img', 'convert', '--srcfilename', '/OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300002f5cc89efb1e707c/VirtualDisks/0004fb0000120000eaba2ab70e19c76f.img', '--srcformat', 'raw', '--dstfilename', '/OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300002f5cc89efb1e707c/Assemblies/110374f809/unpacked/0004fb0000120000eaba2ab70e19c76f.vmdk', '--dstformat', 'vmdk', '--variant', 'stream'] failed (1): stderr: Converting image "/OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300002f5cc89efb1e707c/VirtualDisks/0004fb0000120000eaba2ab70e19c76f.img" with size 2199023255552 bytes (2097152MB)... vbox-img: error: Error while copying the image: The image is too small or too large for this format. (VERR_VD_INVALID_SIZE) stdout: , on server: <vm_server>, associated with object: 110374f809 [Mon Jun 25 23:17:38 CEST 2018]




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